How to draw a dragon with this how-to video and step-by-step drawing instructions. Easy animals to draw for beginners and kids.
Please see the drawing tutorial in the video below
You can refer to the simple step-by-step drawing guide below
Draw three shapes to define the form of the body
We’ll start by drawing three shapes for the core of the dragon’s body. The first shape is a diagonal oval. From the oval, we will draw two additional shapes for the first part of the neck.
Draw a shape for the head and a line for the wings
In this step, we will extend the shape of the dragon’s main body by adding a line similar to “half oval” for the lower body. We’ll also add some shapes for the arms and ovals for the head. Some lines are also drawn for the mouth and muzzle as well as the tips of the wings.
Draw claws and other lines on the wings
Next, we’ll draw a few shapes for the dragon’s claws and one for the hind legs. Lines are also added for the “ribs” of the wings. We’ll also draw a few triangles for the ears. The bottom of the jaw is defined by a line, and a line is added for the tongue. We can also draw a shape visible to the eye.
Finish the bottom of the wings, hind legs and additional wings
Lines are added to the bottom of the wings to complete the shape. A line is also drawn down the neck and through the body. The rest of the mouth is defined by an additional line and a second wing is drawn. To make the dragon appear on the ground, will add a cliff. The hind legs are also finished with a few other shapes.
End of Dragon
We now have enough information to complete the drawing. All that’s left to do is add the details. We’ll add some texture to the skin to make it look “scaly”. A few lines are added to create a bit of a shadow.
The inside of the mouth is darkened and lines are added to the cliff to make it appear rocky. Don’t forget the tail! It is also added in this step. Remember, at each step of the drawing, you can customize your dragon any way you like.