Apatosaurus Drawing: Step 6

Apatosaurus Drawing

Let’s learn how to make an apatosaurus drawing.

Grab some art supplies and follow along with these clear 6 drawing steps. You’ll learn the basics for drawing an apatosaurus.

This lesson only takes about 20 minutes and includes a pdf you can easily print or download. The pdf lesson even contains a coloring book page with just the line art. This goes well with crayons or markers. This is ideal for very young kids needing extra guidance and are looking to fill in an apatosaurus.

Learning to draw is much more fun when you have a easy-to-understand lesson to reference. Keep practicing!


  • Pencil
  • Drawing Paper
  • Crayons or Colored Pencils
  • Black Marker (optional)
  • Apatosaurus Drawing Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
Apatosaurus Drawing: All Steps

This step by step lesson will instruct you how to draw an apatosaurus. We will draw attention to the shapes of each part and variety of lines created so that the drawing looks convincing.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Form The Head

    Apatosaurus Drawing: Step 1

    First, form the small elongated shape of the apatosaurus’ head. Next, draw a shaded circle for its eye.

  2. Outline The Body

    Apatosaurus Drawing: Step 2

    Now, start forming the apatosaurus’ long neck. Then, draw the outline of its oval shaped body attached to the end of its neck.

  3. Add The Tail

    Apatosaurus Drawing: Step 3

    Add the long wavy shape of the apatosaurus’ tail attached to its body. Erase parts of the body that overlap with the tail.

  4. Form The Legs

    Apatosaurus Drawing: Step 4

    Form the apatosaurus’ columnar legs attached to the bottom of its body.

  5. Draw The Spines And Underbelly

    Apatosaurus Drawing: Step 5

    Let’s add more details to our drawing of an apatosaurus! First, add some spines by drawing small thin shapes along the apatosaurus’ back. Next, outline its underbelly by drawing a line following the shape of its body as shown.

  6. Complete The Apatosaurus Drawing

    Apatosaurus Drawing: Step 6

    Finally, let’s color our apatosaurus! Start by using an orange crayon to fill in the spines along its body. Next, use a yellow crayon to color its underbelly. Then, shade the rest of the apatosaurus’ body using a green crayon.

Apatosaurus Drawing PDF Download

Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for Apatosaurus Drawing. The last page of the downloadable PDF includes a coloring book page with just the outlines and an extension exercise for prompting kids to get creative!

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