Simple Iguana Drawing Tips
For you newbie artists, here is a brief introduction on how to draw iguana in its most basic form. To begin with, select the correct habitat for your iguana. The environment determines the type of Iguana that you will have. The habitat also determines how your iguana will act, what they will look like and how much fun they will have. Also, it’s important to note that an iguana’s color will also be determined by the habitat, so pay attention to that too. Green Iguana drawing
To begin with, select a cartoon drawing of an iguana that you like. It could be a cute little green one or maybe a vicious blood thirsty iguana. Now, you need to learn a bit about Iguana and their behavior so you can color properly. If you are still a beginner, try coloring with black pencils. Black pencils are easier to draw than the other colors, and the green ones are particularly easy because they have just a little bit more pigment.
Next, you can start off with some basic drawing skills. To start with, you need to get a light green color such as green, tan or pale yellow. Iguana usually come in shades of brown but if you are new to drawing reptiles, you may want to stick with light green. Now, draw your iguana head in 3 steps: A, B and C. Make sure to follow the step by step illustration on the lesson. If you cannot do all three at once, try to work on one step at a time. This will ensure that you can concentrate better on the step that you are working on.
The next step in how to draw an iguana is to draw the body in one fluid motion, just like how you would when you are a child drawing your own body. Start by drawing the legs, then the tail and finally the entire body. When you are done with a single body part, change the other parts to lighter colors.
You should now understand how the body of the Iguana moves when you are a kid. For the same reason, you also need to understand how to draw a tail. In drawing a tail, it is essential to use the same “drawing flow” that you used for the rest of the body, using curved lines. Continue the drawing flow until you reach the small, cute, purple irises. You can add some bright colors to make it even more cute.
In the last step, you should draw the toes. Curved lines can help you create a natural flow from toes to the rest of the body, making it look much more realistic. Use a pencil to create a basic outline on the top of the foot. You should be able to trace 3 points on each toe.
To complete your iguana drawing, you should add the front leg and its claw. Draw two curved lines that connect the front leg to the claws. Add some black details to the tips of the claw, as well as inside the iris. You need to be careful with the details, as they can look distracting at times. Continue creating the same arc for the rest of the back leg, following the same process for the front leg. When you are done with the back leg, you need to add the front leg and its claw to the entire drawing.
The last step is to finish your iguana drawing, by adding the hind leg and its claw to the sketch. Trace two straight lines that connect the two parts, then add some dark brown details to the tips of the claw. Use a pencil to make these dark details. Continue doing this for the remaining parts of the drawing. When you are done with your drawing, you can now color it.