If you have a dinosaur loving kid in your home, they are going to love this how to draw a dinosaur guide, an easy step by step tutorial that will have them draw a t-rex looking dinosaur in no time.
We’ve yet to meet a kid that doesn’t love a dinosaur, or they weren’t obsessed with dinosaurs at one point in their lives. Talking about dinosaurs is fun, but drawing a dinosaur can be even more fun!
How to Draw a Dinosaur Step by Step
In this tutorial, we’ll be teaching your kids how to draw a dinosaur that looks like a T-rex or a velociraptor – two of the most popular dinosaurs out there. The steps are really easy to follow, just like with our other how to draw tutorials, so the end result should always be awesome. You can give it a try as well, as drawing cartoon dinosaurs isn’t all that hard.
What you need:
- our printable drawing guide (optional)
- pencil or black marker
Step by Step Car Drawing Instructions
We’ll start this drawing of a T rex by drawing the head. Start at the right end and make an “egg-like” shape, not making a full egg shape.
It doesn’t have to be exactly the same or perfect; it can be more boxy or more round or oval, and it will turn out great, just the same.
Next, let’s make a face – we’ll be making a cute dinosaur drawing, not a scary one. Draw an eye and an arch above the eye (like an eyebrow). Draw a line for the mouth and make nostrils above the mouth line.
Finish up the face by drawing sharp teeth below the mouth.
Next comes the neck. Continue the line on the right and make a curved line, like a round bracket, on the left.
You can’t draw a dinosaur, especially a T-rex, without cute hands. Make a hand. Once you are done, draw a line for the back.
The hind leg is next.
Bring it all together by drawing a curved line for the belly and drawing a tail.
You already know how to draw a pair of legs, so also draw the pair in the background.
Now draw lines that follow the belly line, from the head all the way to the tip of the tail.
Decorate! Draw lines on the belly and strips or spots on the back to give your cute dino drawing some texture.
Congratulations! You learned how to draw a dinosaur! The only thing left is to color in your drawing (and draw more of them).
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