18 Easy Drawings of Cows for Beginners

If you’re looking for straightforward and easy-to-follow instructions on how to draw a cow then you’ve come to the right place. Mooore easy drawings of cows await you in this post.

I’m sure that the kids will learn a thing or two and gain new sketching techniques from these helpful guides.

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12 Easy Drawings of Cows

1. Happy Cow Drawing

Happy Cow Drawing
Photo Credit: I Heart Crafty Things

Don’t be fooled by the size of cows. They’re domesticated and very friendly animals.

Here’s a smiling cow drawing from I Heart Crafty Things ready to welcome you to the list.

It will be the perfect drawing to start off the list because it’s very cute and easy to do.

2. Cow Eating Grass Drawing

Cow Eating Grass Drawing
Photo Credit: Kid Scoop

Cows are herbivores that love to eat. Did you know that cows munch on 25,000 to 30,000 morsels of grass in a day?

This drawing from Kid Scoop shows one of the things cows love to do— eat, eat, eat!

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3. Cow Drawing from Dots

Cow Drawing from Dots
Photo Credit: J B Patel

This video tutorial from J B Patel shows how easy it is to draw a cow that you can even draw one using multiple dots!

Kids will love this tutorial because it can also serve as a magic trick that they can show their friends.

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4. Baby Cow Drawing

Baby Cow Drawing
Photo Credit: How to Draw for Kids

This baby cow from How to Draw for Kids may be small but it sure is packed with 100% cuteness.

Get ideas and techniques on how to draw tiny and miniature cows by following the detailed guide above.

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5. Cow Drawing from the Word

Cow Drawing from the Word
Photo Credit: Drawing How to Draw

Here’s a cool tutorial from Drawing How to Draw on how you can turn the word cow into an actual drawing of a cow.

This step-by-step guide is fun, creative, and easy so I’m sure that kids will love it.

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6. Cow and Calf Drawing

The bond between a mother and child is strong and unbreakable. That’s also evident between cows and their calves.

Watch this drawing guide from Ripon’s Art and create this beautiful drawing with your own child.

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7. Funny Cow Drawing

Funny Cow Drawing
Photo Credit: Freepik

Eye see that you love cows. We do, too!

Find inspiration on how to create a big-eyed and attentive cow drawing from Freepik‘s tutorial.

The first step is to write the number four so drawing it will be a breeze.

8. Outdoor Cow Drawing

Outdoor Cow Drawing
Photo Credit: Art Projects for Kids

Cows are at their happiest when they’re outside because they can breathe in the fresh air, munch a bunch of grass, and see the blue sky above.

Give your cow drawing these things by replicating this artwork from Art Projects for Kids.

9. Tiny Cow Drawing

Tiny Cow Drawing
Photo Credit: Drawing How Tos

This guide from Drawing How Tos will be useful if you plan on drawing a bunch of calves.

It shows the right dimensions of a baby cow which will make it easy for little kids to copy and draw.

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10. Cow from the Number Five Drawing

Teach your kids the magic trick of how to turn the number five into a massive cow.

Follow the steps in this video by ART START to get started.

Brownie points if your child is five or turning five years old as well.

11. Highland Cow Drawing

Highland Cow Drawing
Photo Credit: Hello Artsy

Highland cows are one of the most common types of cows. Your kid may have seen one on a farm or zoo so it will be a thrill to learn how to draw them.

Hello Artsy’s guide makes it simple and straightforward so kids will have no problem following the steps.

12. Cool Cow Head Drawing

Cool Cow Head Drawing
Photo Credit: We Draw Animals

In this cow drawing tutorial from We Draw Animals, the face of the cow takes center stage.

It’s not enough to master drawing the body of the cow so this targeted guide will be handy for your next drawing sessions.

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13. Cow with a Bell Drawing

Cow with a Bell Drawing
Photo Credit: Hello Artsy

Farmers add bells to cows to easily locate them in the field. Bells are functional and make cows even more lovable and adorable (if that’s even possible).

Get the step-by-step tutorial on how to achieve this artistic style from Hello Artsy.

14. How to Draw a Cow Face

How to Draw a Cow Face
Photo Credit: How to Draw for Kids

Learn a different way how to draw the face of a cow with this guide from How to Draw for Kids.

Use this as inspiration and play around with it by changing the colors to personalize your cow drawing.

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15. 3D Cow Face Drawing

3D Cow Face Drawing
Photo Credit: I Heart Crafty Things

Test the drawing skills of your child by challenging them with this guide from I Heart Crafty Things.

This 3D cow drawing will be their most prized drawing because doing it will be challenging but the finished product will look exceptional and worthy of being displayed in the fridge.

16. Sitting Cow Drawing

Cows need a break, too! It’s time for a much-deserved rest after eating and walking around the field all day.

Learn step by step will teach you how to draw a cute resting cow in this video.

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17. Square Cow Drawing

Square Cow Drawing
Photo Credit: How to Draw Funny Cartoons

Widen the perspective of the kids by teaching them different drawing styles and techniques such as this one from How to Draw Funny Cartoons.

This will be a unique cow drawing because instead of using round strokes, this one made use of straight lines.

18. Orange Cow Drawing

Orange Cow Drawing
Photo Credit: Dreams Time

Cows come in all different sizes and colors. Add variety to your sketchbook by doing this orange cow drawing.

Dreams Time provided a helpful step-by-step guide so all you’ll need to bring are pencils, erasers, and coloring materials.

Easy Drawings of Cows That are Perfect for Beginners

Don’t wait for Cow Appreciation Day to show your love for these animals. Educate the kids and have a fun day learning about them by doing these easy drawings of cows.

These drawings are simple and cute so the kids won’t have a hard time making them even on their own.

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