Scary Skull Drawing: Step 6

Scary Skull Drawing

Need to teach a grade schooler how to draw a scary skull drawing?

With 6 easy steps to follow, kids will enjoy drawing their own scary skull on paper. Also included is a printable version of this scary skull drawing lesson.

Ideal for art teachers and homeschoolers looking to teach kids how to draw their own scary skull.

Enjoy creating a colorful scary skull drawing and remember to add some personal details. It’s time to get creative!


  • Pencil
  • Drawing Paper
  • Crayons or Colored Pencils
  • Black Marker (optional)
  • Scary Skull Drawing Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
Scary Skull Drawing: All Steps

In this how-to article, we will start with a blank piece of paper and learn how to create a scary skull drawing in a series of steps. We will pay attention to the shape and size of each part of the scary skull.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Draw An Incomplete Oval

    Scary Skull Drawing: Step 1

    To start off the shape of the skull, draw an oval and erase part of the bottom of it.

  2. Add The Jaw

    Scary Skull Drawing: Step 2

    Use curved lines to draw the jaw bone.

  3. Add The Teeth

    Scary Skull Drawing: Step 3

    Draw lines on the jaw to add teeth. Also add a crack on the top of the skull.

  4. Draw The Nose

    Scary Skull Drawing: Step 4

    Noses on skeletons look kind of like upside down heart shapes, so draw one in the middle of the skull.

  5. Draw The Eyes

    Scary Skull Drawing: Step 5

    Draw two ovals for the eye shapes and fill them in. Erase part of what you filled in for some scary skeleton pupils.

  6. Add Color

    Scary Skull Drawing: Step 6

    Make the skull a little dirty, and add some color behind those eyes.

Scary Skull Drawing PDF Download

Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for Scary Skull Drawing. 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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