How To Draw Cartoon Characters

Learn to draw your favourite cartoon characters from TV, and the movies easily, and step by step. With Quickdraw's drawing and colouring in guides you can create a masterpiece with just pencil and pens on a sketchbook. Choose one or more popular cartoon characters below to get started...

Children's TV characters

Recreate some of television's most popular characters with a sketchpad, pencil and colouring pens. Choose from drawing Spongebob, Patrick Star and Bluey!

  • Spongebob Squarepants

    Make your very own Spongebob art with pencil, marker pen and felt tips.

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  • Patrick Star

    It's Spongebob's sidekick Patrick, just waiting for you to draw his portrait.

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  • Bluey

    G'day friends! Pick up your art kit and let's draw Bluey the Australian dog.

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Disney & Pixar movie characters

From Walt Disney classics to modern day animated masterpieces, Quickdraw's catoon drawing ideas are so much fun for you and your friends to do.

  • Winnie the Pooh

    Learn to draw everyone's favourite bear from the 100 Acre Wood.

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  • Dumbo

    Create your very own Dumbo the elephant cartoon drawing with pencil and pen.

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  • How to draw Piglet


    It's time to draw P-p-p-piglet from the old favourite, Winnie the Pooh series.

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  • Nemo

    If you can find him, you can draw him... It's Nemo!

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  • How to draw Dory


    And don't forget that loveable fish, Dory! Try drawing here too.

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Cute cartoon characters

If you love drawing adorable characters from TV, books and movies then give these exercises a try... there are bears, kittens and many more to copy.

  • A Despicable Me Minion

    Sketch your own friendly, yellow Minion friend step by step.

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  • Cute Care Bear

    Three cheers for this cute rainbow-striped Care Bear.

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  • Hello Kitty

    Want a purrrrfect way to draw Hello Kitty? Let Qucikdraw teach you.

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  • Blossom (Powerpuff Girls)

    Girl Power! Get drawing Blossom in this step by step guide.

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  • Paddington Bear

    Grab your pencil, marker and pens to make a Paddington masterpiece!

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Superheroes and action stars

How about a different kid of drawing challenge? If you are a big fan of Marvel, DC and comic book heroes then try copying these dudes.

  • Spidey

    Sketch Spidey, your neighbourhood superhero, with pencil and pens!

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  • Kung Fu Panda

    Hiiii-yaaaaa! It's Po - your friendly karate Panda. Easy to draw in three steps.

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  • Lego Batman drawing

    Lego Batman

    Draw the Lego version of The Prince of Darkness, otherwise known as Batman.

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Pokemon characters

Learning to draw Pokemon characters is a tremendous way to perfect your pencil and inking skills. Give these sketching tutorials below a go and don't forget to share your artwork with us!

  • Pikachu

    Gotta catch this one! Drawing Pokemon can be fun and simple to do.

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  • Eevee

    Hey it's Eevee! This cute cartoon tutorial takes less than 10 minutes.

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Draw a cartoon favourite in three simple steps!

Sketching your very own cartoon character illustration is quick and fun for guys and girls of all abilities. It's as simple as... drawing with pencil... inking in with marker pen... and colouring in with felt tips or coloured pencils.

If you have any questions about drawing a cartoon character use the Chat button below or send in an email and Quickdraw will get back to you asap!

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Helpful tips and advice

Do I need any prior drawing experience to draw cartoon characters?

Absolutely not! Our drawing and colouring exercises are designed for beginners and those with little confidence in sketching. We'll guide you step by step to create amazing drawings.

Can kids join in on the drawing fun?

Absolutely! Our tutorials are suitable for children and parents alike. It's a perfect opportunity to develop creative skills and enjoy quality time as a family.

What materials do I need to start drawing?

You only need basic drawing supplies like paper, pencils, erasers, and coloured markers or crayons. We keep it simple so everyone can participate. Here is a guide to art materials for art projects.

Are your tutorials accessible for all skill levels?

Yes, our tutorials cater to various skill levels. We provide clear instructions and techniques that can be adapted to your level of expertise.

How often do you release new drawing tutorials?

We regularly update our content with new tutorials. You can expect fresh videos and guides to keep your creativity flowing.

You can also subscribe to the Quickdraw YouTube channel to receive updates on new drawing tutorials when they go live.

Can I access your tutorials at any time?

Absolutely! Our website and videos are accessible 24/7, so you can learn and draw whenever it's convenient for you.

As well as learning to draw cartoon characters there are many more themes to explore: sketching and colouring exercises for animals, food and drink, emojis, places, and objects.

What can I expect from your voiceover in the videos?

Our videos feature a voiceover throughout, providing guidance and tips. You'll also enjoy fun facts and jokes about the subject, making the experience entertaining and memorable.

Can I share my completed drawings with you?

Of course! We love seeing your pencil artwork and coloured illustrations. You can share your finished drawings with Quickdraw by emailing

Can I request specific cartoon characters for future tutorials?

Absolutely! We value your input and suggestions. Feel free to let us know which cartoon characters you'd like to learn to draw, and we'll consider them for future tutorials.

Do you offer personalized feedback on drawings?

While we don't provide individual feedback, our tutorials are designed to help you improve your skills. Practice and experimentation are key, and you'll see progress with each drawing you create.