How to draw crocodile

How to draw crocodile. Learn to draw a crocodile step by step images along with easy to follow instruction. Crocodiles are well-armored with tough, scaly skin. They are gray-green or olive-green with long, slender snouts, which distinguish them from their cousin, the alligator. The saltwater crocodile is the largest of all living reptiles. In this tutorial, you will learn to draw crocodile both head and whole body. All animals and creatures are different in shapes and forms. The best way to approach the drawing is identify simple shapes within the body. It will help to define the main parts of each animal by breaking it down. The saltwater crocodile is an opportunistic apex predator capable of taking nearly any animal that enters its territory, either in the water or on dry land. They are known to attack humans who enter the crocodiles’ territory. Large adult saltwater crocodiles can potentially eat any animals within their range, including monkeys, kangaroos, wild boar, dingos, goannas, birds, domestic livestock, pets, humans, water buffalo, gaurs, bats, and even sharks.

crocodile drawing

crocodile drawing

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Below are step by step learn to draw crocodile.  First, I started drawing the shape of its head and dominant jaw.  Step two, I then added more detail over the croc’s head.  Step three, I then added more geometry shapes for body and four legs.  Step four, I slowly added more detail (scales, lines) onto its body from the neck down.  Step five, I drew more scales all the way down to its tail.  Step six, I drew the rest of its feet and scales on its tail.

how to draw crocodile

how to draw crocodile

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About Xia Taptara

Xia Taptara (黃曉聲 Huang XiaoShēng), currently a freelance concept artist for games and films, formerly a character concept artist for ArenaNet/NCsoft (GuildWars & Guildwars 2). I also work on various projects for Game of Thrones, Square-Enix, Paizo Publishing, Fantasy Fight Games, Disney Interactive, and many publishers & clients. I use Wacom Tablet Intuos and Photoshop CS2,3,4,5 to do most of my professional art work. I use pencil, pen, and traditional medium in my free time. I founded ( in 2007 to motivate myself to create more and better art. Also I get to draw and paint whatever the hell I want to. Hopefully I can inspired some young soul and old soul alike. *QUESTIONS & COMMENT: PLEASE POST THEM ON THE BLOG. Or CONTACT ME via idrawgirls Facebook page. DO NOT E-MAIL ME. Thank you. ;-)
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3 Responses to How to draw crocodile

  1. kayleigh says:

    this is not easy at all im only 8 in a half

  2. Xia Taptara says:

    Thanks, I am glad to hear it is helpful. Cheers!

  3. Rachelandraven says:

    This is pretty helpful! I’m designing some creatures for a one-shot comic, and I wanted to incorporate reptiles :)

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