how to draw a komodo dragon

In this drawing lesson we’ll show you how to draw a Komodo Dragon in 8 easy steps. This free step by step drawing lesson progressively builds upon each previous step until you get to the final rendering of the Komodo Dragon. It’s simple, just draw the red lines that we have shown in each step, then move to the next step. In just a few minutes you’ll have a finished drawing of a Komodo Dragon!

This is a simple lesson designed for beginners and kids with real easy to follow steps. Feel free to print this page and use as a drawing tutorial.

Before we begin our drawing tutorial, here are some fun facts about the Komodo Dragon you might find interesting.

  1. Komodo dragons are the largest lizards on Earth.
  2. Their saliva contains bacteria that can cause infections in their prey.
  3. Komodos have a keen sense of smell, helping them locate food from great distances.
  4. These reptiles can eat up to 80% of their body weight in one meal.
  5. Komodo dragons are skilled swimmers and can travel between islands.
  6. Female Komodos can reproduce without a male through a process called parthenogenesis.
  7. These dragons have a unique hunting strategy, ambushing their prey rather than chasing it.
  8. Komodo dragons have a forked tongue, similar to snakes, to detect scents in the air.
  9. They have sharp, serrated teeth designed for tearing flesh.
  10. Despite their fearsome reputation, Komodo dragons are vulnerable to habitat loss and human activities, making conservation efforts crucial for their survival.

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You can follow along with the video or use the simple drawing steps below the video as a guide!

How To Draw a Komodo Dragon – Easy Step-by-Step Drawing Guide!

Step 1: Begin by drawing the nose and top of head of the Komodo Dragon

how to draw a komodo dragon

Step 2: Add the jaw.

how to draw a komodo dragon

Step 3: Draw the lower neck.

how to draw a komodo dragon

Step 4: Draw the back towards the tail.

how to draw a komodo dragon

Step 5: Draw the rear leg and the beginning section of the front leg.

how to draw a komodo dragon

Step 6: Draw the under belly.

how to draw a komodo dragon

Step 7: Draw in the claws for the feet.

how to draw a komodo dragon

Step 8: Add the final details (tongue and eye) to complete the drawing of a Komodo Dragon.

how to draw a komodo dragon

Well Done! You’ve completed the How To Draw a Komodo Dragon drawing lesson! Now, use the picture below as a guide to coloring or shading in your easy Komodo Dragon drawing.

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You did it! Congratulations on drawing a KOMODO DRAGON! 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 komodo dragon is with practice…practice…practice!

Are you looking for another animal to draw? How about learning how to quickly and easily draw a TIGER?! Take a look here for another quick and easy drawing tutorial: How to Draw a Tiger

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