How to draw a Monitor Lizard
Let`s learn how to draw a Monitor Lizard.
The monitor lizard is the closest relative of the Komodo dragon. But still they are different animals and there are some distinction between them. So we’ll give the monitor lizard a separate lesson.
- 1 Monitor lizard drawing – side view
- 2 How to draw a monitor lizard – the view from the back
- 3 Monitor Lizards drawings
Monitor lizard drawing – side view
Yes, that’s the way we act – we’ll find a beautiful lizard on the Internet and draw it step by step.
Step 1. Pencil sketch:
This first step is absolutely mandatory in the beginning. The next steps usually are: torso-legs-head.But their sequence is not strict and can be changed sometimes. But not in the case of the sketch. We definitely need to do this in the beginning.
Now we go on drawing:
Short legs with clawed fingers:
By the way, varan is sitting in very typical for lizards pose as if doing push-UPS from the ground. Therefore, front legs are almost straight, and hind ones are bent and wide apart.
A characteristic feature of monitor lizards is a conical head and a long neck with a leathery pouch under the throat.
How to draw a monitor lizard – the view from the back
Draw a fusiform body with a long meandering tail:
This monitor does not violate the traditions and also practices push UPS from the ground:
Neck extended forward, head down and all this together gives a dark and menacing appearance to our predator.
The monitor coloring differs from Komodo – the color is beige with stripes.
Monitor Lizards drawings
I hope you liked this lesson, how to draw a monitor that it was useful to you.