Learn how to draw a great looking Cartoon Crocodile Drawing with easy, step-by-step drawing instructions, and video tutorial.
By following the simple steps, you too can easily draw a perfect Cartoon Crocodile Drawing.
Crocodiles are fierce reptiles with rows of sharp teeth. Fortunately, this cartoon crocodile drawing is a little friendlier than the real thing.
This step-by-step drawing shows you how easy it is to draw a crocodile. How many basic shapes can you find in the completed drawing? You might be surprised by some of the shapes that you find, such as the triangle-shaped mouth and ovals above the eyes.
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While real-life crocodiles are gray, this cartoon crocodile drawing is bright green like a lizard. Add light green on the tops of the scales and upper parts of the face so that the sun shines on your reptile.
Did you know that color is one of the differences between a crocodile and an alligator? Alligators are dark colored and live in salt-water habitats, unlike crocodiles that prefer fresh water areas.
Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Cartoon Crocodile Drawing
How to Draw a Great Looking Cartoon Crocodile Drawing for Kids, Beginners, and Adults - Step 1
1. Draw an oval with a curved bottom, then sketch a smaller oval inside it to complete the eye on the right. Add a loop above the eye with a diagonal line on either side. Sketch a wavy horizontal line to the left.
Make a narrow oval at the end of the line with a smaller oval inside.
Easy Cartoon Crocodile Drawing Drawing - Step 2
2. Outline the mouth with a wide, curvy triangle with a dash on the end. Connect the mouth to the snout with a semi-oval, then add loops and a small oval for the nostrils. Sketch two loops around the left eye.
Easy Cartoon Crocodile Drawing Drawing - Step 3
3. Draw small triangles inside your cartoon crocodile drawing's mouth for the sharp teeth. Make a wavy line underneath the mouth that ends in a large curve.
Easy Cartoon Crocodile Drawing Drawing - Step 4
4. Sketch another triangle inside the mouth, and draw more teeth. Use two curves for the tongue.
Easy Cartoon Crocodile Drawing Drawing - Step 5
5. On the right, draw a large curve with a smaller curve over it. Add a triangle pointing to the right, then sketch four loops for the toes.
Easy Cartoon Crocodile Drawing Drawing - Step 6
6. Connect the head to the front leg with a curve. Repeat the previous step for the back leg.
Easy Cartoon Crocodile Drawing Drawing - Step 7
7. Add another curve behind the head, then outline the scales with a series of uneven loops. Use long oval and triangle shapes for the toes.
Add More Details to Your Cartoon Crocodile Drawing Picture - Step 8
8. Sketch a line beneath the scales on the back. Add two large S-shapes for the tail, then draw more scales along the edge.
Complete the Outline of Your Cartoon Crocodile Drawing Drawing - Step 9
9. Draw lines to give the underside of the body texture. Complete the scales with more sketchy lines that trail down the back.
Color Your Cartoon Crocodile Drawing Drawing
Outline your cartoon crocodile drawing, then color your picture with your favorite shade of green. Make the mouth dark red with a pink tongue and the underside pale yellow. Keep the eyes and teeth white.
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