Learn how to draw a cartoon snake in easy stages. This drawing is completed in fifteen steps. After this I went on to do a digital colour drawing but the actual drawing can be done with pencil and paper.
The first thing I do is draw a head.
Now I use a single line to get the direction of the body. It curls around on itself.
The line serves as a guide which I draw either side of. I think of this as thickening the line.
I curve around the line trying to think in three dimensions.
The next three pictures show how I finish of the body.
I give it two eyes. They are positioned correctly as on a real animal but I make them cartoon like. Large and shaped like eggs.
The snout which also provides me with a smiling mouth.
Bottom jaw and the rest of the head. I am just trying to get the head looking right.
Tear shaped nostrils and a forked tongue.
A few markings on the head.
Pupils making the snake look wide eyed and pleasant.
Refining of the outline and all the markings.
This is a line drawing shown for clarity.
Finished digital artwork.
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