Deinonychus Drawing: Step 6

Deinonychus Drawing

Kids will be engaged learning these simple steps to create a deinonychus drawing!

With 6 easy steps to follow, kids will enjoy designing their own deinonychus on paper. Also included is a printable version of this deinonychus drawing lesson.

Ideal for art teachers and homeschoolers looking to teach kids how to draw a deinonychus.

Trying to learn to draw is much more fun when you have a simple lesson to reference. Enjoy!


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

In this step by step lesson, we will learn how to draw a deinonychus drawing on paper. To look the best, we will proportion out the various sizes and shapes of each part of the deinonychus. The lines in each step is drawn blue so you can identify the current shapes that you will be creating.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Form The Head

    Deinonychus Drawing: Step 1

    First, outline the shape of the deinonychus’ head. Next, draw a small circle for its eye. Now, add its sharp teeth by drawing zigzag lines inside its mouth.

  2. Outline The Body

    Deinonychus Drawing: Step 2

    Outline the oval shape of its body.

  3. Attach The Tail

    Deinonychus Drawing: Step 3

    Draw the long pointed tail attached to the end of its body.

  4. Add The Legs

    Deinonychus Drawing: Step 4

    Form the shape of the deinonychus’ long legs attached to the bottom of its body. Emphasize its sharp claws similar to the illustration.

  5. Form The Arms

    Deinonychus Drawing: Step 5

    Now, form the shape of the dinosaur’s short arms. Then, draw its long claws at the tips of its hands as shown.

  6. Complete The Deinonychus Drawing

    Deinonychus Drawing: Step 6

    Let’s start coloring our drawing of the deinonychus! First, fill the eye with a black crayon. Next, shade the teeth with a white crayon. Now, color the underbelly with a light orange crayon. Then, shade the rest of the deinonychus’ body with a brown crayon. Use a darker shade of brown to add some striped patterns along its back.

Deinonychus Drawing PDF Download

Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for Deinonychus 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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