FAQ: How To Draw A Dragon For Beginners?

How to Draw all Kinds of Dragons

Dragons are mythical creatures that appear in folklore across many cultures. Western dragons are often depicted as winged, horned, and capable of breathing fire, whereas Eastern dragons are usually depicted as wingless, four-legged, snake-like creatures.

Getting Started

Students can draw their own centered lines by folding the paper in half, making a crease, and unfolding it; the creases will disappear by the time the drawing is finished and colored in. An easy dragon body begins with a V shape above the center horizontal line.


Prang Crayons are softer than other crayons, so they sometimes look like oil pastels, and Crayola has some of my favorite golden orange and yellow colors that are a bit richer and warmer.


Draw a dragon using 9 simple Step-by-Step instructions. Time required: 30 minutes. Trace the dragon with a marker and color it. Add a belly line, horn, teeth, and eye. Finish with back spikes and fire.

More Dragon Drawing Projects

Draw a Red Dragon with dragon wings and a Sitting Dragon with an extra long tail (click to visit see project). Click to open PDF or print out your own dragon drawings.

How do you draw a easy dragon?


  1. Draw a sideways “V” for the open mouth.
  2. Add crocodile-like jaws around it.
  3. Draw the top of the body.
  4. Draw the bottom of the body.
  5. Draw the dragon’s legs and claws.
  6. Add a belly line, horn, teeth, and eye.
  7. Draw the belly texture lines.

What is real dragon?

A dragon is a large, serpentine, legendary creature that appears in the folklore of many cultures around the world. While dragon beliefs vary greatly by region, dragons in western cultures have often been depicted as winged, horned, four-legged, and capable of breathing fire since the High Middle Ages.

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