How to Draw a Cartoon Dragon

Artist: Dawn / July 10, 2009

Step 1.

Draw a head shape ad then add the facial guidelines. Draw a neck line and then another torso shape in the form of a circle. Add the front leg lines, a tail line, and the wing guideline.

Step 2.

You will now start drawing out the cartoon dragons face like the way you see it here and then draw out the big cartoon dragon eyes. You will need to color the pupils in and then draw the guidelines for the horns and then add a few detailing lines for   

Step 3.

Now, lets start sketching out the frills on the sides of the cartoon dragons face like you see here and then finish drawing out the horns. Begin sketching out the body along with the dragons legs and feet. See how easy this tutorial is?

Step 4.

Okay now that the basic body shape and such is drawn out you can now start sketching out the cartoon dragon's wing as shown to you here. Next draw the hind foot and the thick stubby tail.

Step 5.

You will then draw out the left wing and then draw the chest scales as seen here. Finish drawing the inner leg and foot, and then move to the last drawing step.

Step 6.

I bet your looking at step six wondering what the heck needs to be done right? Well if you look closely you will see that his nostrils and mouth needs to be drawn in as well as a few minor detailing on the body. Erase all the guidelines and shapes th   

Step 7.

Here is what your adorable character should come out looking like when you have completed this lesson on "how to draw a cartoon dragon" step by step. Choose a shade and then color him/her in.

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Artist: Dawn
Date Added: July 10, 2009
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