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Draw a Dinosaur Step by Step

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Posted on January 18, 2022 by Aleksandr Gusev

Are you dreaming of learning how to draw? Need a quick craft for your kids? You have come to the right place. This article will show you how to draw a cute dinosaur in just a few minutes.

The detailed step-by-step instructions will make it easy, and most importantly, fun! Get your pencil and paper ready, let’s get started!


  • Writing Utensil (pen, pencil, marker, etc.)
  • Paper
  • A smile!

Step 1

Draw the head.

Draw the head

Step 2

Lightly sketch a cross shape through the middle of the head. This will be a guide for the dinosaur’s facial features.

We outline the middle of the head and the line of the eyes.

Step 3

Draw the muzzle and ears of the dinosaur.

Draw the muzzle and ears of a dinosaur.

Step 4

Draw eyes, eyebrows, ears, horns, and nostrils. Be creative! 

You may erase your guide lines when this is complete.

Draw eyes, eyebrows, ears, horns and nostrils.

Step 5

Draw the body and tail.

Draw the body and tail.

Step 6

Draw the front legs.

Draw the front paws.

Step 7

Draw the hind legs.

Draw the hind legs.

Step 8

Add spikes on the tail and claws on the dinosaur’s feet.  

Step 9

Add your own small details to your dinosaur! This can include, for example, pads on the feet and scales on the tail.

Add small details: pads on the paws and light texture on the tail.

Step 10

The dinosaur drawing is now complete! Now you may color it in with paint, markers, or colored pencils to add your own personal touch.
Our dinosaur is ready! It remains to paint it.

You can download the instruction sheet for this project here: Drawing Lesson: How to Draw Dinosaur

Thank you and happy drawing!

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This is so cute! I will try it with my daughter!
Thank you

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February 2, 2022


Thanks for the nice feedback.
I'll try to add more articles soon.

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