How to Draw a Cute Pikachu Face

I love drawing cute chibi animals.

These types of drawings are super cute to add to any notebook or planner and they also make great drawing projects for kids.

I’ve already done a lot of tutorials on drawing cute and kawaii animals that you can check out here.

I’m a huge fan of Pokemon.

And today, I thought I’ll do something different – I’m not going to draw a traditional Pikachu face, I’ll draw a cute Pikachu face and make some changes to the face so, you’ll get something like this:

8 - draw pikachu's cheeks

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I am currently using an iPad Pro and an Apple Pencil to create my digital art.

But you can use any tool – a pen and paper or color pencils or Copic markers or Photoshop because the drawing method remains the same.

How to Draw a cute Pikachu face – Step by Step for Beginners

I always start with simple and easy shapes.

We’ll start by drawing Pikachu’s head – so I’m going to draw a small curve like this – this will be the top of Pikachu’s head.

1 - draw the top of pikachu's face

Next, we’ll draw Pikachu’s cheeks.

We’ll draw a curve beneath the previous curve like this – it’s okay if it’s not symmetrical – it looks cuter!

2 - draw pikachu's cheeks

Take your time with this!

Now remember, it’s not necessary for your shapes to look perfect. The more imperfect it is, the more cute it will actually look.

Next, draw the Pikachu’s face.

We’ll draw the eyes.

3 - draw the eyes

Next, draw a small cute mouth in the center:

4 - draw the eyes and mouth

Now, draw Pikachu’s signature ears.

5 - draw the ears

Ain’t that cute?

Color the ears now.

6 - color the ears

And we’re done!

But we can color him – let’s color him yellow!

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7 - color pikachu

And finally, let’s add 2 red spots to the cheeks – this is how Pikachu will use his electric power!

8 - draw pikachu's cheeks

You’ve learned how to draw a cute Pikachu face step by step!

You can go ahead and add this drawing to your planner or notebook to make it come to life!

Drawing Resources

I hope this tutorial was helpful to you and you enjoyed drawing this cute Pikachu face. You can also use this as a cute Pikachu face drawing reference.

If you’d like to learn to draw more cute things, check out these books!

If you want to see more tutorials on drawing kawaii animals and kawaii things, please leave a comment below on what you’d like to see next!

I will be adding more kawaii drawing tutorials (animals, food, and lots of things) to this blog, so keep a lookout!

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What do you need?

A sketchbook, Photoshop, and a graphic tablet so that you can draw the kawaii characters. If you want to make stickers, you’ll need a printer and sticker sheets.

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Sara teaches you how to draw anything in a nice kawaii style. I really love these kinds of courses because they’re so easy to learn and it’s very easy to get clients because this is a really relatable drawing style.

It is in Italian but it comes with subtitles and it’s really easy to follow.

Check it out here!

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If you are just getting started with ProCreate, I highly recommend this course: Procreate for Beginners: Digital Illustration 101

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