How to Draw a Dragon Skull

Learn how to draw a great looking Dragon Skull with easy, step-by-step drawing instructions, and video tutorial.

By following the simple steps, you too can easily draw a perfect Dragon Skull.

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Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Dragon Skull

How to Draw a Great Looking Dragon Skull for Kids and Beginners - Step 1

Dragon Skull step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 01

1. Draw an egg shape for the eye socket. Next, draw a curved line over this shape that dips downward. Bring the line upward and draw loose triangle shapes like flames.

Easy Dragon Skull Drawing - Step 2

Dragon Skull step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 02

2. On the left, draw an uneven line with loops like small flames. Add an arrow-shaped line between the shapes that you just sketched.

For the snout, start with a loose M-shape like a drawing of a bird from a distance, then complete the line with a pointed hook.

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Easy Dragon Skull Drawing - Step 3

Dragon Skull step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 03

3. Use uneven, jagged lines to start the top section of the jaw where the teeth will be.

Add a triangle for the nostril and three more triangles for the front teeth. Sketch an upside-down L-shape near the middle of the skull.

Easy Dragon Skull Drawing - Step 4

Dragon Skull step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 04

4. Draw curved triangles for the teeth. Above the teeth, add a loosely triangular shape like a Hershey's kiss.

Add a curved, uneven line like a bent wire to complete the top half of the jaw, then draw another L-shape on top.

Easy Dragon Skull Drawing - Step 5

Dragon Skull step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 05

5. Add a squiggly line to the right, then sketch more triangles for the teeth.

Easy Dragon Skull Drawing - Step 6

Dragon Skull step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 06

6. Draw a loose, uneven line for the bottom half of the jaw. Sketch a large triangle on the right, then add curved lines to give the jaw more depth.

Easy Dragon Skull Drawing - Step 7

Dragon Skull step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 07

7. To start the left horn, draw a line shaped like the scalloped edge of a shell, then use straight lines to create a horn that ends in a point. Add more lines to give the skull texture and depth.

Add More Details to Your Dragon Skull Picture - Step 8

Dragon Skull step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 08

8. Repeat this process for the right horn, and sketch a line in the middle that connects the two shapes.

Complete the Outline of Your Dragon Skull Drawing - Step 9

Dragon Skull step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 09

9. Draw a wavy line on the right, then sketch two more triangles. Add a few more lines throughout the skull. Outline your entire drawing with a black marker or pen.

Color Your Dragon Skull Drawing

Dragon Skull step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 10

To complete your cartoon dragon skull, fill in the outline with shades of grayish-brown. Use the darkest shades for the inside of the skull to show depth.

For more great Dragon drawing tutorials, see the 50 Easy Dragon Drawing Tutorials post.

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Learn More About The Dragon Skull Drawing

Dragons are famous mythological creatures that humans have told stories about for centuries.

No one has ever found a dragon skeleton, but when you draw a cartoon dragon skull, you can imagine that you're an archeologist who found a skeleton for the first time in history.

What would you do if you found a dragon skull? Maybe you'd donate it to a museum or display it in your bedroom.

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Either way, this cartoon dragon skull has horns, sharp teeth and a fierce expression--just like a living dragon. Hang up the drawing in your room so the skull will scare away people that you don't like.

Before you start, find a few sheets of blank paper and a pencil. Outline the drawing with a black pen, then use your favorite coloring tools to complete your cartoon dragon skull.

Once you've mastered this drawing, you'll have the skills to draw a living cartoon dragon.

If you liked this drawing tutorial, see also the following guides: Toothless from How to Train your Dragon drawing, Dragon Tattoo drawing, and Kawaii Dragon drawing.

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