Stick figure

simple drawing of a person or animal

A stick figure is a simple drawing of a person made out of lines and circles. They are made of simple shapes, such as circles, lines and triangles. These are often the first way that children begin to draw people.

A stick figure
Stick Figure with glasses
Stick Figure with glasses by Aditya Das


Stick figures have also become popular to make simple, and often violent, animations. YouTube channels such as Alan Becker and Hyun's Dojo community create small series of videos.