How to Draw a Lizard – The Three Simple Steps to Follow


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To start with you need to make sure you have all the supplies that you need to make your lizard drawing a success. This means you will need to gather the paints, paper, crayons, and a pencil. You should also have a ruler if you plan to make the drawing flat. You should also be sure that you have a steady surface to work on. Once you have gathered all of your supplies, you are ready to get started.

The first thing you need to do is find out what size lizard you are going to draw. The best way to do this is to look in the mirror. Once you have done so you should have a good idea as to what size you are going to want to draw. If you are unsure, go back to step one and use a ruler. It may take you a bit longer to figure out this step but at least you will know for sure what you are working with.

The next step is to draw the legs and body. Keep in mind that you should follow the natural curves that the lizard has. In order to do this you are going to need a pencil. Start by making the body and legs the same size as they would naturally be. Do not forget to add in the tail in at this point. After you have done so, you should notice that the legs now match up to the feet in the drawing.

The next step in the process is to draw the front part of the body. This includes the head and neck. Use a straight edge to help you with the neck and use a slightly darker shade for the eyes. The right hind leg should be drawn next. When you look down, you should notice that it follows the natural curvature of the body.

The next step in the process is to draw the tail. Start with a tail that looks somewhat like the one on the left. Use a pencil to outline the length of the lower part of the tailed branch. Use the tail to help you with the main body of the lizard. You should notice that at this point in the process, the tail can be used as a guide for the other body parts.

Once you have the head and neck covered you should now concentrate on the upper half of the drawing. To begin with, draw the upper half on a larger scale than the rest of the drawing. Curve the upper portion of the trunk to get it to follow the natural curve of the body. Continue to curve the trunk using straight lines to help you with getting the right proportion. You will notice that the legs now follow the same curve that the head and the rest of the body use.

Next draw the hind leg. This should follow the same natural curvature that the fore leg follows. Once you have drawn the hind leg, you can start to curve the rest of the body. Curve the back portion to get the widest part of the back drawn, and then use a straight line to draw the other two sides of the body.

Lastly draw the head on a smaller scale than the rest of the drawings. Continue to add curves to the head to get it to follow the natural curve of the skull. Use the tail as a guide to draw the other body parts. By following these three simple steps you will notice that the lizard drawing is much easier than what you may have thought.

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