In this drawing lesson we’ll show you how to draw a Crocodile in 9 easy steps. This step by step lesson progressively builds upon each previous step until you get to the final rendering of the Crocodile. Simply draw the red lines in each of the steps below, then in no time at all you’ll have a drawing of a croc!
Before we begin the How To Draw a Crocodile drawing lesson, here are some interesting facts about the Crocodile you might find interesting.
- Crocodiles tend to congregate in freshwater habitats like rivers, lakes, wetlands and sometimes in brackish water.
- They generally feed on vertebrates like fish, reptiles, and mammals and sometimes on invertebrates like mollusks and crustaceans.
- They are believed to be 200 million years old – they are essentially living dinosaurs.
- Crocodiles are very fast over short distances, even out of water.
- Crocodiles are ambush hunters, waiting for fish or land animals to come close, then rushing out to attack.
How To Draw A Crocodile – Easy Step-By-Step Drawing Guide
Step 1: Begin by drawing the croc’s snout and nose.
Step 2: Continue drawing the back towards the tail.
Step 3: Draw in the underside of the tail.
Step 4: Draw a Y shape in the center of the reptile’s body.
Step 5: Draw the start of the legs and feet.
Step 6: Sketch the front right foot.
Step 7: Draw the mouth line and eyes.
Step 8: Add the details to the body and tail sections.
Step 9: Draw in the teeth and body details to finish the Crocodile.
Well done! With the How To Draw a Crocodile drawing lesson complete, now you can color or shade in your croc drawing using the picture below as a reference. Enjoy!
You did it! Congratulations on drawing a Croc! 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 crocodile is with practice…practice…practice!
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