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How to Draw a Cartoon Giraffe in 5 Steps


1. Start with Some Basic Shapes

­Start with an oval-shaped body that is drawn at an angle. Attach two upside-down J-shapes for the neck. Use a circle for the head. Form the snout with two straight lines and an oval with one flat side.

Right now our giraffe is just floating in the air, so in the next step, we'll give him some legs.


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