Handy tips for drawing dragons!
You will need:
Dragons are quite easy to draw if you follow these tips.
Start with a shallow s-shape for the neck...
|...and then a squashed figure 8 for the head.|
|Fatten up the neck a bit...|
|...then add in a fat body.|
|Draw a long tail next...|
|...with a pointed arrow shape at the end.|
|Next, big feet with long claws...|
|...and a sort of egg-shaped back leg, that leans over to one side.|
|Add in some long pointed wings...|
|...long pointed ears...|
|...and an open mouth.|
And that's a basic dragon shape.
You can use the shape to create any type of dragon you like.
Neil turned the shape into a fierce-looking dragon.
He started by drawing two lumps for eyes, then added pointed ears.
|He added pointed teeth and eyes...|
|...and claws, too.|
|Don't forget that dragons usually have big scaly plates on their breasts...|
|Use shading to add extra realism to the picture.|
|And don't forget to add some fiery flames from the dragon's mouth!|
|Here's a cute and cuddly cartoon dragon...|
|...and here's an old medieval print.|
This type of graphic dragon is good for an emblem or logo.
Try it yourself!