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Drawing a Griffin

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Here you’ll learn how to draw a legendary creature, the griffin, in 4 steps! By using this simple and fun method for learning how to draw, your pupils will become true artists!

To draw your griffin, you can use Canson® ’C’ à Grain®, Mi-Teintes® or Vivaldi® paper.






Step 1


Begin by drawing an outline of your griffin’s body using a pencil.





Step 2


Add an outline of its wings, legs, claws and tale.

Rub out the dotted lines.




Step 3


Draw the wings, tail, legs and claws as accurately as possible.

Add the ears.

Rub out the dotted parts.



Step 4


Rub out the dotted parts.

Add the mane and add detail to the face.




Step 5


Add whichever colours you want to your drawing.







Been inspired by this activity sheet? Here's a way to take the adventure even further! Canson is offering you the chance to showcase your pupils' creation(s) by sharing it/them with our community. We'd love to see what they've created, no matter what it is! If you'd like us to do this, simply send us a message via the contact form.

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