How to Draw a Unicorn | Easy Step-by-Step Art Activity & Video Tutorial for Kids »

Welcome back! Are you ready to have fun? Today we are going to learn about how to draw a beautiful unicorn!





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In this lesson you will learn about how to use basic geometric and organic shapes to create your artwork. You will also learn about sketching, colored pencil and crayon techniques...and you can even get to combine them all! It's called: mixed media technique.

COMPLEMENTARY COLORS

Complementary colors are colors that are on opposite sides of the color wheel.


SHADING

It's recommended to shade colors with their correspondent complementary color plus black.


DRAW & LEARN

In the process of creating your artwork, you will also learn about the color wheel, the primary, secondary and complementary colors. Follow this step-by-step tutorial video here and have fun drawing your own unicorn. When you finish, don't forget to take pictures of it and share your amazing artwork.

ART SUPPLIES ๐ŸŽจ
  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Crayons
  • Colored Pencils
  • Markers
MIXED MEDIA TECHNIQUE

This a technique that many artists use, and it is precisely the result of using more than one medium or material. Play safe and have fun!

INSTRUCTIONS

Start off by sketching geometric and organic shapes. Then move one to adding details and color. If you wish, erase the original guiding or sketching lines. using the Elements and Principles of Design listed below, go ahead and have fun drawing and coloring.

ELEMENTS & PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN


Elements: Line, Shape, Space, Color, Form, Texture, Value. Principles: Balance, Unity, Variety, Emphasis, Movement, Pattern, Proportion.

ART ACTIVITY ๐ŸŽจ



WATCH VIDEO »

Follow the link for an easy step-by-step tutorial video. Experiment with different shapes, colors and materials to create your own fish.

TWITTER »

DID YOU KNOW?

Unicorns are fictional animals whose legend originated in Asia. The are the symbol of Scotland and many believe that they have magical powers to heal and purify.
    WRITING ACTIVITY ✏️
    Write a sentence about your favorite imaginary animal using at least two vocabulary words.

    VOCABULARY WORDS

    • fantasy
    • fictional character
    • imagination 
    • organism
    LANGUAGE ARTS ACTIVITY ๐ŸŒŽ
    Write a paragraph using imaginary, fictional characters.

    WRITER ✏️

    A writer is a person who uses written words to communicate ideas in different styles and with different purposes.

    REFERENCES



    TEXAS EDUCATION AGENCY (TEA)  For more information please visit 19 TAC Chapter 117. Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Fine Arts (TEKS). Learn more »