How to Draw a Cute Baby Dragon

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Would you like to learn how to draw a cute baby dragon? This easy, step-by-step legendary creature drawing tutorial will have you drawing the cute baby dragon outline in no time!

Dragons are often depicted as ferocious beasts, but they don't have to be scary! Cute baby dragons are proof of this.

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Adorable dragonets appear in games like Merge Dragons! and in films. Think, for instance, of the offspring of Toothless from How to Train Your Dragon. The hatching of baby dragons also plays a major role in the novel series The Dragonriders of Pern.

Baby dragons are often drawn in the kawaii style with big, watery eyes and oversized heads. This gives them a cute and childlike appearance.

If you liked this tutorial, see also the following drawing guides: Smaug, Dragon Head, and Mushu from Mulan.

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Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Cute Baby Dragon

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Cute Baby Dragon Drawing - Step 1

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1. Begin the cute baby dragon outline by using a curved line to sketch his snout. Double the line back upon itself to enclose the open mouth. Draw a short curved line at the corner of the mouth. Draw two large ovals for the eyes, and shade a large oval inside each to indicate the pupils.

Cute Baby Dragon Drawing - Step 2

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2. Next, outline the face with a long curved line. Draw the ear using two curved lines that meet at a point. Then, detail the face.

Draw curved lines inside the ear, above the eyes to indicate eyebrows, above the nose, at the chin, and inside the mouth to form the tongue. Shade two small ovals on the snout to indicate the nostrils.

Cute Baby Dragon Drawing - Step 3

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3. Use a curved line to enclose the curved, rounded triangular shape of the horn. Then, use curved lines that meet at points to outline a frill or spikes on top of the head. Finally, use curved lines to finish outlining the top of the head.

Cute Baby Dragon Drawing - Step 4

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4. Use curved lines to draw the horn and ear on the opposite side. Then, outline the body using a long curved line. Begin sketching the short, overlapping lines of the upper arm.

Cute Baby Dragon Drawing - Step 5

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5. Complete the arm, using overlapping curved lines to represent the lower arm, hand, and fingers. Draw a small round claw at the tip of each finger.

Cute Baby Dragon Drawing - Step 6

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6. Draw the remaining arm, erasing as needed. Use curved lines to sketch the arm, with overlapping lines forming the fingers. Draw a small round claw at the tip of each finger.

Cute Baby Dragon Drawing - Step 7

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7. Draw the dragon's wing. Extend a pair of curved lines that meet at a sharp point. Then, use a series of "U" shaped lines to create the membrane of the wing. Texture it with curved lines, and use another curved line to form the dragon's back.

Cute Baby Dragon Drawing - Step 8

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8. Use curved lines to outline the leg, foot toes, and stumpy tail. Draw a small, round claw at the tip of each toe.

Cute Baby Dragon Drawing - Step 9

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9. Complete your cute baby dragon outline by outlining the remaining foot. Draw a small round claw at the tip of the toe. Outline the belly using a curved line, and band it with additional curved lines.

Finally, use curved lines that meet at points to draw a row of spikes down the dragon's back.

Complete Cute Baby Dragon Drawing

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Color your easy cartoon dragon. We've shaded our hatchling in orange and yellow. What colors will yours be?

For more great Fantasy drawing tutorials, see the 51 Simple Fantasy Drawing Ideas post.

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