How to Draw a Gecko

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

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

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Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Gecko

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

How to Draw a Gecko Step 01

1. Begin by sketching the gecko's head. Use overlapping curved lines to sketch the incomplete egg shape. Use a curved line for the smiling mouth, and place a short curved line at the corner.

Easy Gecko Drawing - Step 2

How to Draw a Gecko Step 02

2. Detail the gecko's face. Draw an oval-shaped eye, and enclose the partial oval shape of the other eye using a curved line. Shade a double-pointed shape in the center of the near eye to form the pupil. Draw short curved lines around the eye, and shade a small circle to indicate the nostril.

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Easy Gecko Drawing - Step 3

How to Draw a Gecko Step 03

3. Begin sketching the gecko's leg. Use curved lines to outline the leg, bent at the knee. Draw a short curved line across the shoulder.

Easy Gecko Drawing - Step 4

How to Draw a Gecko Step 04

4. Use a series of connected "U" shaped lines to draw the gecko's toes.

Easy Gecko Drawing - Step 5

How to Draw a Gecko Step 05

5. Extend a curved line to form the gecko's belly, then use curved lines to sketch the rear leg, bent at the knee.

Easy Gecko Drawing - Step 6

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6. Use a series of connected "U" shaped lines to enclose the toes. Draw a short curved line across the ankle.

Easy Gecko Drawing - Step 7

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7. Use long curved lines to sketch the back of the lizard and its tail. Allow the lines to meet at a gentle point at the tail's tip.

Add More Details to Your Gecko Picture - Step 8

How to Draw a Gecko Step 08

8. Draw the remaining front leg. Outline the leg with pairs of curved lines, and use a series of connected "U" shaped lines for the toes.

Complete the Outline of Your Gecko Drawing - Step 9

How to Draw a Gecko Step 09

9. Draw the remaining rear leg using curved lines, with "U" shaped lines for the toes.

Color Your Gecko Drawing

How to Draw a Gecko Step 10

Color your cartoon gecko. Many geckos have spots, stripes, or blotches. They come in many colors. The web-footed gecko, for example, is dotted with cream, tan, brown, and grey, while the gold dust day gecko is bright green with orange spots and yellow toes and tail tip.

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Learn More About The Gecko Drawing

"The gecko lizard clings with its feet, And it goes into the palace of a king."
- Proverbs 30:28, New World Translation

Geckos are small lizards. There are more than 1,000 species of this reptile around the world, native to every continent but Antarctica.

Most geckos are nocturnal and have good night vision. Some can run across water.

Unlike other lizards, geckos are also vocal, able to make clicks, chirps, cackles, and barking sounds.

Geckos make also great pets as they are easy to care for, easy to handle, and come in beautiful colors and patterns

Would you like to show your love for geckos by drawing one? This easy, step-by-step leopard gecko  drawing tutorial is here to show you how.

All you will need is a pen, pencil, or marker and a sheet of paper. You may also wish to color your finished drawing.

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