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How to draw a unicorn?

by Maxime Blanchemin on Aug 22, 2019

How to draw a unicorn

Find all our ideas for easy and free drawings of this legendary horned animal.

The mythical unicorn symbolizes beauty, purity and truth. She is known to have healing powers. In ancient Chinese mythology, the unicorn is called k'i-lin. According to legend, this mysterious beast has the tail of an ox, the body of a horse and the face of a deer with a fleshy horn in the middle of the forehead. Its back is covered with fur that radiates many colors while its belly is white or beige. This magical being is believed to be an omen of good luck and has lived peacefully for 1000 years.

About unicorns

The other captions show the Greek unicorn in red, black and white with a single horn on the forehead. The Roman unicorn is quick and has a deep, muffled voice with a single black horn on its forehead. The horn of the unicorn is believed to contain healing powers.

unicorn pajamas

In modern times, the legendary unicorn is often described as a beautiful white horse with a drooping mane and tail. This sweet beast first became known around the house when Lisa Frank introduced her line of school supplies and party supplies in the late 70s. 

Unicorn drawing ideas

Many children and adults love to draw unicorns to add to their journals, illustrate stories, or just for the joy of expressing their mystical unicorn concept. While there is no right or wrong way to draw a unicorn, there are many designs for drawings.

How to draw a unicorn easily?

Andreja Vucajnk from easy peasy and fun. offers a simple version of unicorn drawing. It is a method that you can easily memorize and reproduce to impress children. She gives step by step head and body instructions for a cute unicorn that you can easily draw on your own.

 How to draw an easy unicorn


How to draw a unicorn for kids

Youtube channel Happy Drawings - Draw Cute and Easy Things offers a cute and easy drawing for little ones. She looks like a baby unicorn. This cuddly little unicorn is perfect for a little lesson or an art project. The outlines can be colored or painted to create a unique unicorn. Add a rainbow and some puffy clouds and any child will be delighted with the masterpiece.


A kawaii unicorn cartoon

In the same style as the previous tutorial, we offer you an easy and cute drawing in the kawaii spirit. The Draw So Cute site performed the demonstration. We love her big eyes and her little horn quite in the spirit of this Japanese fashion.


Make a beautiful and big unicorn

Kids Art Hub also has a video with step-by-step instructions on how to draw a magical unicorn against a background of stars. This video is intended as an art lesson for kindergarten and elementary school students. Although it is a bit more complicated, it is suitable for children and adults who want to learn how to draw a unicorn step by step.



How to draw a cartoon unicorn

The video of Zooshii Draw shows you how to draw a cartoon unicorn which is perfect for illustrating children's stories or just for creating a new character. This video is suitable for older children, teens and adults in elementary school.

cartoon unicorn in animation

How to draw a breeding unicorn in Gothic style?

If you are more interested in drawing a realistic unicorn, the gothic breeding unicorn of StephieArt may be right for you. While it does require some artistic skills, this video is great for those who are serious about drawing unicorns. As a bonus, Stephie explains the characteristics of gothic unicorns and offers commentary on each step of the drawing.

Big and beautiful unicorn in realistic drawing

How to draw a unicorn head?

If you want to learn how to draw the head and face of a unicorn, have a look our tutorial. The instructions are great for learning how to create a unicorn and personalizing it in style.

unicorn head drawing
Learning to draw a variety of unicorns can be a lot of fun and opens the door to creating your own unicorn characters. Don't be afraid to adapt the instructions and make whatever changes are right for you. While there are some universally recognized characteristics of unicorns - such as their singular horns - no one is quite sure what they look like. Adding unique colors, adapting the tail or mane, or even changing the shape of the feet or body can result in a one-of-a-kind unicorn you'll love.


1 comment

  • Lilac36583
    Aug 24, 2020 at 17:54 pm

    ;) Very good !!!!


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