Wish to learn how to draw ankylosaurus?
Follow along with these easy 9 drawing steps. You’ll learn the basics for drawing an ankylosaurus.
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, colored pencils, or markers. It is wonderful for very young children needing extra guidance and are looking to fill in an ankylosaurus.
Enjoy learning how to draw ankylosaurus. Go beyond the lesson…don’t forget to add some personal details. Let’s get started.
- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- How to Draw an Ankylosaurus Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
We will complete a drawing of an ankylosaurus by creating one part at a time. It will take 9 steps in total as we continue to create each part which will get us closer to the finished drawing. The finished drawing will be beautified with color creating a drawing you will want to share with friends!
Time Needed: 30 minutes
Form The Head
Form the rounded shape of the ankylosaurus’ head. Create a wavy line to draw its mouth.
Add The Face
Draw a circle for the eye. Next, add a dot for its nostril. Then, create a curved line to form its beak.
Outline The Body
Outline the big oval shape of the ankylosaurus’ body attached to its head.
Attach The Tail
Attach the pointed shape of its tail at the end of the dinosaur’s body. Don’t forget to erase parts of the body that overlap with the tail!
Form The Legs
Form the columnar shape of the ankylosaurus’ legs attached to the bottom of its body. Then, add small curved shapes at the end of its toes to draw its claws.
Add The Tail Club
Draw its bulbous tail club by forming a rounded shape at the tip of its tail.
Outline The Underbelly
Create a line following the shape of the dinosaur’s body to outline its underbelly.
Form The Spikes
Form the spikes on the ankylosaurus’ head and along its body by drawing triangular shapes as shown.
Complete The Ankylosaurus Drawing
Let’s add some color to our drawing of the ankylosaurus! First, use a yellow crayon to shade its beak, spikes and claws. Next, use a black crayon to fill in the eye. Then, color the underbelly and legs with a green crayon. Now, use a dark brown crayon to fill in the tail club. Finally, shade the rest of the armored dinosaur’s body using a brown crayon.
How to Draw an Ankylosaurus PDF Download
Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for How to Draw an Ankylosaurus. 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!