Today I suggest you complete a new, exciting lesson in which you will learn how to draw a Chinese dragon step-by-step.
Now you will complete an interesting lesson that is dedicated to the theme of mythical creatures, and here I will show you in detail how to draw a Chinese dragon. It is a significant object in Chinese culture.
With a simple instruction, you can easily draw the main symbol of China. Each step is demonstrated and supplemented with a small hint, this will help you draw the next element correctly in this lesson.
- Coloring supplies
Time needed: 30 minutes
How to Draw a Chinese Dragon
- Draw the lower part of the torso.
Depict a smooth curved line of the same shape as shown in the example.
- Add the upper body.
Depict another curved line to get the pointed tail and a wide base.
- Sketch out the head.
Using curved lines, depict the outline of the head and use a wavy line to draw the mouth.
- Add the elements of the head.
Depict two thin horns, eyes in the shape of two ovals and nostrils.
- Draw the rest of the elements of the head.
Depict the long mustache and add scales on the beard and around the head.
- Depict the paws.
Add three thin paws, each with three pointed toes.
- Sketch out the dragon scales
Draw a curved and wavy line that starts from the head and smoothly passes into the tail.
- Add the tip of the tail and correct inaccuracies.
Draw the tip of the tail as the small brush and remove all extra lines in the drawing.
- Color the Chinese dragon.
To color the body of the dragon, you will need pink and yellow.
By tradition, at the end of the lesson, a link is available for you, where you can download a brief instruction and additional content for free. Save this PDF file and use it whenever you want.