How to draw a chameleon step by step instruction (+ coloring)

Chameleon is a small animal, it looks like a lizard. The most interesting fact about this animal is that it can change colors and become the same color as the environment. That is why children are so eager to see it in order to check whether a chameleon changes its color.

You can’t get such an animal, of course, but you can draw it. Children like to draw everything they can see. Moreover, you can draw chameleon in different colors online on our website.

You need:
1

Additional figures

Firstly, we should draw the figures which will help us to draw a chameleon. It’s two circles. First circle is big, second one is small and it intersects with the first figure.

Additional figures

2

Body shape

Draw the body shape. The lower part starts from the head, and the upper one starts from the circle’s line. Draw the upper line down, it smoothly goes into the tail.

Body shape

3

Remove unnecessary lines

Erase almost the whole big circle, leave only the upper part.

Remove unnecessary lines

4

Tail

Draw the tail line down, then make it twisted. The tail narrows gradually to the tip.

Tail

Draw the thin tip. It is not in contact with another lines.

Tail

5

Head

Correct the animal’s head. The tip is slightly narrowed, it becomes bigger in the neck area.

Head

6

Feet

Draw short and slightly curved chameleon’s feet. Those limbs which are on the other side of the animal must be drawn a little bit shorter.

Feet

7

Branch

Chameleons spend a lot of time on the trees. Draw a branch beneath in order not to make our animal hang in the air. You can draw it not using your ruler, the branches are usually irregular, they can be hand drawn.

Branch

8

The end of chameleon's feet

Chameleon clings to a branch with the help of its feet. Draw its feet in such a way to show that the animal is clinging to the branch.

The end of chameleon's feet

9

Muzzle

We start drawing its muzzle. Chameleon’s eye is big and round.

Muzzle

Draw the animal’s smile. By the way, the animal really looks like as if it’s smiling.

Muzzle

Draw a pattern with the help of straight line on the animal’s top. The line smoothly goes into a nose.

Muzzle

10

Crest on its back

Draw a small crest on its back which goes from the neck to the tail.

Crest on its back

11

Pattern

Draw slightly curved strips on the chameleon’s body.

Pattern

12

Coloring

Chameleon can be painted as it is shown in the picture or you can use the colors you want.

Coloring

Try to draw it online on our website. Or you can draw the chameleon online. It’s interesting.

Choose how you want to paint.

13

Collage of stages of the chameleon's drawing

Collage of stages of the chameleon's drawing



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