Learn to Draw an Ogre

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What we will be doing:

What we will be doing:
We will be working in pencil and sketching an outline, followed by working in black pencil to add detail and shading, but if you wanted to you can colour your Ogre using paint or felt tips.

What you will need:

  • Paper
  • Drawing pencil
  • Eraser
  • Pencil sharpener ( or a sharp pencil!)
  • To colour:
    • Black colouring pencil

Possible background reading:

  • Where The Wild Things Are (Maurice Sendak)
  • The Ogre of Oglefort (Eva Ibbotson)
  • The Ogre Bully ( A B Hoffmire)


  • Shrek
  • Fungus the Bogeyman
  • Spiderwick Chronicles

What else you could do after this painting:
Draw a picture of inside your Ogre’s home. Think about what their kitchen might look like, what would they eat? Would they use a knife and fork and a plate. You could draw a picture of their dinner!