Young artists will enjoy learning how to draw a dimetrodon in today’s art lesson.
Beginners will benefit from this simple step by step lesson for learning how to draw a dimetrodon. This easy dimetrodon instruction guide is perfect for young children looking to learn how to draw.
All drawing steps are included here which make it fun and easy to follow! Plan for this drawing to take about 20 minutes, but the drawing process may actually take longer if a background is drawn as well.
Enjoy the process of learning how to draw a dimetrodon. Go beyond the lesson…don’t forget to add some creative details. It is time to get drawing!
- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- How to Draw a Dimetrodon Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
In today’s tutorial, we are going to learn how to draw a dimetrodon on paper. The shape and proportion of each part will be highlighted in each step of the how-to article here. Observe that the blue pencil lines are used to show the current shapes being drawn in each step.
Time Needed: 20 minutes
Outline The Head
Outline the shape of dimetrodon’s head similar to the illustration. Make sure to form the V-shaped opening of its mouth.
Add The Face
Draw a small circle for its eye. Next, add a dot for its nostril. Then, create zigzag lines inside its mouth to form its sharp teeth.
Outline The Body And Tail
Outline the elongated shape of the dimetrodon’s body. Then, create the long pointed shape of its tail.
Attach The Legs
Form the shape of its legs attached to the bottom of its body. Add its sharp claws at the end of each leg. Make sure to erase parts of the body that overlap with the legs.
Add The Spine
Add the sail-like spine on top of its body by outlining a bumpy curved shape. Then, draw a straight line connecting each pointed tip to the dimetrodon’s body.
Complete The Dimetrodon Drawing
Let’s add some color to our drawing of a dimetrodon! First, shade the spine with an orange crayon. Next, fill the eye with a black crayon. Now, color the teeth with a white crayon. Then, shade the rest of the dimetrodon’s body with a green crayon.
How to Draw a Dimetrodon PDF Download
Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for How to Draw a Dimetrodon. 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!