In this drawing lesson we’ll show you how to draw a Chameleon in 9 easy steps. This step by step lesson progressively builds upon each previous step until you get to the final rendering of the Chameleon.
Here are some interesting facts about the Chameleon you might find interesting.
- Chameleons are a distinctive and highly specialized clade of lizards.
- There are around 160 species of Chameleons.
- They vary in size, from 3.3 cm to 68.5 cm.
- Chameleons have very long tongues (sometimes longer than their own body length) which they are capable of rapidly extending out of the mouth.
- Chameleons prefer running water to still water.
Here are the Step by Step instructions on how to sketch a Chameleon in 9 steps.
How To Draw a Chameleon – Fun and Easy Step by Step Drawing Tutorial
Step 1: Begin by sketching the top of the head.
Step 2: Draw the first elbow section.
Step 3: Begin to sketch the main body section.
Step 4: Draw some more leg and arm details.
Step 5: Draw the outline of the tail and lower jaw.
Step 6: Draw the feet and hands.
Step 7: Draw the outline of the eye and add a branch in the background.
Step 8: Draw some eye, body and tail details.
Step 9: The final step is to add more body detailing
Well done! With the How To Draw a Chameleon drawing lesson complete, now you can color or shade in your chameleon drawing using the picture below as a reference. Aren’t they beautiful!!
You did it! Congratulations on drawing a Chameleon! Your first try may not have gone as perfectly as you had hoped, but I’m sure after another attempt or two you will see a big improvement. The best way to learn how to draw a chameleon is with practice…practice…practice!
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