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How to Draw a Snake

A snake, though feared by children, never fails to inspire their awe due to its long, flexible and sleek body. The reptile keeps flicking its forked tongue in testimony to its dangerous trait of inflicting harm, even death, in some cases. You should be good at drawing curves to get this sketch perfectly.

Step 1: Draw a circular guide.

How to Draw a Snake Step 1

Step 2: Make a straight line and a curved one.

How to Draw a Snake Step 2

Step 3: Extend the curved line into coils.

How to Draw a Snake Step 3

Step 4: Sketch a pipe-like structure with the aid of the guide.

How to Draw a Snake Step 4

Step 5: Start detailing the head.

How to Draw a Snake Step 5

Step 6: Make an arch at the side of the head.

How to Draw a Snake Step 6

Step 7: Draw the eye and the thin, forked tongue.

How to Draw a Snake Step 7

Step 8: Detail the head with two more arches.

How to Draw a Snake Step 8

Step 9: Start giving shape to the body and the tail by drawing a coiled line.

How to Draw a Snake Step 9

Step 10: Double the line.

How to Draw a Snake Step 10

Step 11: Dot the head with tiny arches.

How to Draw a Snake Step 11

Step 12: Make a column of slightly bigger arches now.

How to Draw a Snake Step 12

Step 13: Now, it’s time to dot the body.

How to Draw a Snake Step 13

Step 14: Continue by dotting the tail.

How to Draw a Snake Step 14

Step 15: Color the snake.

How to Draw a Snake Step 15
How to Draw a Snake

A green shade looks apt on the body of the venomous reptile. The red eyes and tongue spell danger. You might need a few trial and errors before you get the shape perfectly. Note that the small arches drawn in the latter steps are nothing but the scales on the body of the reptile.


Published by on September 19th 2019. Filed under Drawing

 

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