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Learn to Draw: Timon from ‘The Lion King’

Jennifer Fickley-Baker

by , Editorial Content Manager, Walt Disney World Resort

Today we’re sharing another animation tutorial inspired by the beloved 1994 animated film release, Disney’s “The Lion King,” in which we learn to draw Simba’s lovable and humorous sidekick, Timon.

Today’s tutorial was shot at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, where Character Artist Heather at The Animation Experience at Conservation Station. This tutorial starts with a template, which you can download here, that gives you a headstart on Timon’s head shape and drawing guidelines. Watch the video below for the next steps!

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  • I am glad Disney brought this back. It was a very popular when it was located at Hollywood Studios. I recently went to Disneyland and it is very popular there too.

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