How to Draw A Dragon

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It's now time to get busy and learn how to draw a dragon using this cute template made from simple elements! Dragons are everywhere! In video games, movies, board games, books ... this fun cartoon character is more present than ever in modern culture and it's not going to end soon. So it might be a good idea to learn how to draw this terrible, but fascinating fictional creature that everyone loves ...

How to Draw A Dragon

Step 1

Are you ready to draw? Let's start with the most complex shape! First, draw the head using a rectangle with round corners. Next, add the neck using a small rectangle. The body can be represented by a small oval shape. The tail is drawn using a small pointed triangle. Look at the illustration below to draw the leg and the feet.

How to Draw A Dragon

Step 2

Continue working on this terrible animal by adding both arms using long curved lines. The back leg on the opposite side can also be illustrated with a small triangular shape. 

How to Draw A Dragon

Step 3

Move on with the creation of the eyes using large circular shapes. These shapes are placed next to each other. Leave some room for the mouth. Both wings are drawn using several small curved lines. 

How to Draw A Dragon

Step 4

Spines on the back of the cartoon dinosaur are made from small triangles. The mouth is drawn using a long curved line. Finally, pupils are made from large circles just like the eyes. 

How to Draw A Dragon

Step 5

You can complete this illustration by adding several small teeth below the mouth using sharp triangles. The nose consists of a small oval shape. Pupils are also filled with a small oval shape. 

How to Draw A Dragon

Step 6

Nice job! This cute cartoon dinosaur is now entirely done. Below is a black and white version to help you see how the character is made.

How to Draw A Dragon

Of course, feel free to add colors inside the character to make this one visually more appealing and interesting to look at. I hope you had fun drawing this cartoon dragon and remember to practice often to improve your drawing abilities quickly. It's the most important secret I can give you!

How to Draw A Dragon


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