Want to discover how to draw a pachycephalosaurus?
There are 9 easy steps to follow, kids will enjoy drawing their own pachycephalosaurus on paper. Also included is a downloadable version of this pachycephalosaurus drawing lesson.
Perfect for art teachers and homeschoolers looking to instruct kids how to draw a pachycephalosaurus.
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- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- How to Draw a Pachycephalosaurus Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
In today’s lesson, we will learn how to draw a pachycephalosaurus on paper. The shape and proportion of each part will be pointed out in each step of the lesson. Note that the blue lines are used to indicate the new parts being drawn in each step.
Time Needed: 30 minutes
Outline The Head
Draw the oval outline of the pachycephalosaurus’ head. Add a wavy horizontal line to form its mouth.
Form The Face
First, draw a small circle for its eye. Next, add a small dot for its nostril. Then, create a curved line to form its snout.
Outline The Body
Now, outline the elongated shape of this herbivorous dinosaur’s body. Make sure to form its pointed tail at the end of its body.
Form The Knobs
First, erase the top part of the pachycephalosaurus’ head. Next, form the bony knobs on top of its head by drawing a series of small pointed shapes.
Outline The Skull
Outline the skull by creating a curved line.
Add The Arms
Add the shape of its short arms. Then, attach its sharp claws as shown. Erase parts of the body that overlap with the arms.
Attach The Legs
Now, attach the dinosaur’s long legs at the bottom of its body then form the claws at the end of its toes. Make sure to erase parts of the body that overlap with the legs.
Outline The Underbelly
Create a wavy line as shown to form the pachycephalosaurus’ underbelly.
Complete The Pachycephalosaurus Drawing
Let’s add some color to our pachycephalosaurus drawing! First, use a black crayon to fill its eye. Next, color the snout and skull with an orange crayon. Now, use a yellow crayon to color its claws and the bony knobs on top of its head. Then, use a light green crayon to color its underbelly. Finally, shade the rest of its body with a vibrant green crayon.
How to Draw a Pachycephalosaurus 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 Pachycephalosaurus. 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!