In this drawing lesson we’ll show you how to draw a Cobra in 9 easy steps. This step by step lesson progressively builds upon each previous step until you get to the final rendering of the Cobra.
Before we begin the How To Draw a Cobra drawing lesson, here are some cool facts about the Cobra you might find interesting.
- When disturbed, most of these snakes can rear up and spread their neck (or hood) in a characteristic threat display.
- A Cobra can reach a length of almost 6 m.
- The preferred diet of most Cobras is a mixture of rodents and birds.
- Cobras are mostly found in the desert regions of Africa and Asia.
- A Cobra bite, in the most severe cases, can cause death within 10 minutes.
How To Draw a Cobra – Easy Step-by-Step Drawing Guide
Step 1: Start by drawing the beginning section of the jaw.
Step 2: Draw the top of the head and the first fang.
Step 3: Draw the lower jaw and begin to sketch the curves of the body.
Step 4: Add the thickness to the body and head.
Step 5: Add the final fang and more body width.
Step 6: Draw the outline of the coiled body.
Step 7: Add the right side of the Cobra head.
Step 8: Draw in the inner body details to give the snake a pattern.
Step 9: Draw in the eye and finish the body details to complete the Cobra.
Well done! With the How To Draw a Cobra drawing lesson complete, now you can color or shade in your snake drawing using the picture below as a reference. Enjoy!
You did it! Congratulations on drawing a Cobra! 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 cobra is with practice…practice…practice!
Are you looking for another animal to draw? How about learning how to quickly and easily draw a Cobra’s favorite food….a MOUSE?! Take a look here for another quick and easy drawing tutorial: How to Draw a Mouse