How to Draw a Chinese Sky Dragon

Artist: Dragoman12 / December 22, 2011

Step 1.

So first draw a circle which will be the head. Then make a big "S" shape which will soon be the body. Afterwards, draw 4 smaller circles, 2 close to the head and 2 close to the rear of the body. These will be the shoulders of the dragon. Finally    

Step 2.

Now, draw the basic shape of the head and the eye. Draw the body around the big "S" shape you did in step 1. Then draw the shape of the legs around the lines coming off the shoulder circles that you also drew in step 1. Then finally draw rectangle   

Step 3.

Now, draw the shape of the nose and don't forget the whiskers coming off it. Outline the mouth with some sort of lips and make the snout wrinkly. Then add the teeth in the mouth and have the tongue coming out of it. Afterwards draw the horns on th   

Step 4.

First draw the underbelly of the dragon which resembles some kind of armored plates overlapping each other. Then add the sharp row of spines going down the back all the way to the tail. Then move back up to the head and draw the hair on the back of   

Step 5.

Now, draw theses swirly things on the elbows and knees. I don't know what they are besides a decorative thing that really isn't necessarily, but looks awesome. Then, draw the scales. Don't draw every single scale, but draw groups of scales and it    

Step 6.

Finally, draw all the clouds in. I did this by hand which took almost as long as the scales did. But if there are other ways of putting clouds there, feel free to do whatever you want! I'm not here to judge. Then have fun coloring the dragon any    

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Artist: Dragoman12
Date Added: December 22, 2011
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Tags: draw dragons, dragon drawing, draw chinese dragons, how to draw a chinese dragon, how to draw chinese dragons, how to draw oriental dragons, dragon drawings
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