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Easy How to Draw a Cartoon Bear Tutorial and Cartoon Bear Coloring Page

Below you’ll find an easy step-by-step tutorial for how to draw a Cartoon Bear and a Cartoon Bear Coloring Page. The shapes are simple and lots of fun to decorate.

Cartoon Bear Drawing

A drawing of a Cartoon Bear, made with the help of an easy step by step tutorial.

What makes a drawing more of a cartoon than a regular drawing? Well, in my opinion, it’s when the features become more of a symbol of what they are, and not so much what they really look like. For instance, the eyes on this bear are just two dots, and the mouth a curved line. The shapes and proportions are all there, just very simplified.

When the purpose is more about making a fun, seasonal drawing (hello hat and scarf!) exploring the world of cartoon drawing is a great way for young artists to get started. They can spend more of their time on creative additions to their drawing instead of detailed facial features.

Watercolor painting by Kassidy, age 6

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A step by step tutorial for how to draw an easy Cartoon Bear, also available as a free download.

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Cartoon Bear Coloring Page

Cartoon Bear Coloring page, available as a free download.

Materials for Cartoon Bear Drawing

  • Drawing Paper. This is the good stuff you can buy in bulk for a good price.
  • Pencils. I like how this brand always makes nice dark lines.
  • Black Marker. A permanent marker will give you a dark black color.
  • Crayons. The larger packs are nice for more color choices.
  • Note: All of the above are Amazon affiliate links.

Directions to Draw a Cartoon Bear

Time needed: 45 minutes

How to Draw a Cartoon Bear

  1. Draw a large U, connect the top.

  2. Add two small ears.

  3. Draw a brim for the hat.

  4. Finish the hat and add ball.

  5. Draw the face.

  6. Draw the scarf and shoulders.

  7. Add two scarfs.

  8. Fill brim and scarf with patterns.

  9. Trace with marker and color.

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One Comment

  1. Ok, it was good but…The brim part looks like the step before it there’s no brims for pattern. When you color it there is, but steps don’t show it :0. Thank you

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