Learn how to draw a scary monster by following along with this easy to follow drawing guide!
With 9 easy steps to follow, children will enjoy creating their own scary monster on paper. Also included is a printable version of this scary monster drawing tutorial.
Perfect for art teachers and homeschoolers looking to teach kids how to draw a scary monster.
Get a thrill out of learning how to draw a scary monster. Go beyond the lesson…don’t forget to add some creative details. Don’t forget about the free PDF guide.
- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- How to Draw a Scary Monster Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
In today’s tutorial, we are going to learn how to draw a scary monster on paper. The location and proportion of each part will be pointed out in each step of the tutorial. Note that the blue pencil lines are used to show the current lines being drawn in each in each of the steps.
Time Needed: 30 minutes
Outline The Body
Outline the scary monster’s hairy body by drawing a fuzzy oval shape.
Add The Eyes
Add the monster’s eyes by drawing two pairs of ovals. Draw the iris by making a smaller oval on each eye. Then, add the pupils by drawing shaded ovals.
Draw The Brows
Draw the shape of the scary monster’s thick eyebrows as shown. Erase parts of the eyes that overlap with the brows.
Form The Mouth
First, outline the curving shape of the mouth. Then, draw its sharp teeth using zigzag lines.
Add A Tongue
Add its long tongue sticking out by drawing a U-shaped line.
Attach The Arms
Form the shape of the monster’s raised arms with sharp claws on both sides of its body similar to the illustration.
Draw The Feet
Draw the monster’s short legs with sharp clawed feet as shown.
Create The Horns
Create the pointed shape of its horns attached to its head. Then, draw curved lines along the surface of its horns to add some texture.
Complete The Scary Monster Drawing
Let’s complete the scary monster drawing by adding some color! First, use a red crayon to shade the iris and tongue of our spooky monster. Next, use a white crayon to color the teeth and the sclera of its eyeballs. Then, use a black crayon to fill in its brows and the inside of its mouth. After that, color the horns with a yellow crayon. Finally, shade the rest of the monster’s body with a green crayon.
How to Draw a Scary Monster 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 Scary Monster. 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!