How To Draw A King Cobra: Step 9

How to Draw a King Cobra

Young artists will have fun learning how to draw a king cobra in 9 simple steps.

Draw along with these simple 9 drawing steps. You will learn the fundamentals for drawing a king cobra.

This lesson only takes about 30 minutes and has a PDF near the bottom of the lesson you can easily print or download. The pdf packet even contains a coloring book page with just the line art. This pairs well with crayons. This is useful for very young children requiring extra guidance and are looking to fill in a king cobra.

Enjoy learning how to draw a king cobra. Go beyond the lesson…don’t forget to add some creative details. Let’s get started.

Materials

  • Pencil
  • Drawing Paper
  • Crayons or Colored Pencils
  • Black Marker (optional)
  • How to Draw a King Cobra Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
How To Draw A King Cobra: All Steps

In this lesson, we will begin with a blank piece of paper and discover how to draw a king cobra in no time. It’s best if we consider the proportions of each part of the king cobra.

Time Needed: 30 minutes

  1. First Outline The Head

    How To Draw A King Cobra: Step 1

    First, draw a wavy line to outline the king cobra’s head.

  2. Next Draw The Face

    How To Draw A King Cobra: Step 2

    Now, draw two shaded ovals to form the eyes. Next, add two small dots to draw the nostrils.

  3. Attach The Tongue

    How To Draw A King Cobra: Step 3

    Attach the snake’s fork-shaped tongue.

  4. Start Forming The Body

    How To Draw A King Cobra: Step 4

    Draw two L-shaped lines connected to the bottom of its head.

  5. Outline The Hood

    How To Draw A King Cobra: Step 5

    Outline the hood by drawing a curved line surrounding its head.

  6. Continue Drawing The Body

    How To Draw A King Cobra: Step 6

    Continue forming the king cobra’s long, slender body by drawing a curved line.

  7. Add The Tail

    How To Draw A King Cobra: Step 7

    Draw the pointed shape of its tail attached to its body.

  8. Form The Underbelly

    How To Draw A King Cobra: Step 8

    Form the outline of the underbelly by drawing a curved line as shown. Then, draw evenly spaced lines along the underbelly to add some texture.

  9. Complete The King Cobra Drawing

    How To Draw A King Cobra: Step 9

    Let’s color our drawing of a king cobra! First, fill the tongue with a dark purple crayon. Next, color the underbelly with white and brown crayons. Now, form the curved pattern on the king cobra’s hood using a cream colored crayon. Then, shade the rest of the body using a dark gray crayon. Finally, add the striped pattern along its body using a light gray crayon.

How to Draw a King Cobra 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 King Cobra. 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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