Learn to draw a snake in stages using a pencil

It’s a universal instruction how to draw a snake for children in an easy way. Not only a viper snake is drawn according to these rules. You can easily draw a grass-snake, a cobra, an anaconda adding only some details with the help of this instruction. It all depends on the age of your child.

You need:
1

Drawing a body

It has an elongated shape and is very long.

Drawing a body

2

Adding a head

We draw an oval at first.

Adding a head

Erase the extra lines to connected the parts smoothly.

Adding a head

The head has a shape of a triangle because of the wide jaws. They help to swallow the food of big sizes.

Adding a head

3

We need to draw the skin

A snake has a scaly skin all over the body. You can offer your child to draw a fish then if he or she learn how to draw a snake.

We need to draw the skin

Only its tummy is not covered with scales. Otherwise, it would bother to move and to come into a contact with the ground.

We need to draw the skin

You can press on your pencil harder to see the contours better.

We need to draw the skin

Don’t forget that its tummy doesn’t have any scales.

We need to draw the skin

All scales must be in the same direction.

We need to draw the skin

4

We end with the tail

The tail has the wide parts – the vertebrae.

We end with the tail

5

Last strokes

The skin on the head is almost without the scales.

Last strokes

Make the contours look more clear.

Last strokes

The skin has a camouflage coloring on some areas.

Last strokes



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