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This is my entry for Life's Burning Questions on How to Draw Dragons

In this Instructable, I will show you how to draw two types of dragons

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This instructable is a beginners guide for drawing dragons. For a More In-Depth and advanced Instructable about drawing dragons, check out This Instructable by RocketScientist2015

Hope you like it!

Step 1: Know Your Dragons

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You may not know this, but there's two types of dragons.

  • The European Dragon is the most common dragon. They're the ones you find on Disney movies, or the one on Shrek . They're big and very strong, and usually evil.
  • The Chinese Dragon is a more rare type to see. They're long and snake-like with small extremities. Usually they're involved with magic and good luck.

Source: Nickelodeon Magazine (Deal with it!)

On this instructable I will show you the basics for both types
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claramecium2 years ago
I admit it: I am OBSESSED with dragons. However, I believe that like humans, dragons do not come in different breeds. Have you read Eragon? It's where I get most of my ideas about dragons. :P

Scratch my last comment but PetBennet is right and btw it is spelled ampithires

and what about lindworms and marsupial and frost dragons?

PetBennett4 years ago
U for got wyverns and ampatheters ( not sure I spelled that right but they have no legs and there covered in feathers)
I had to draw a dragon for my book report, and this website was PERFECT thank you SOOO much! I love this place!
Keith-Kid (author)  IBeNikki19994 years ago
It loves you too :)
I know, people love me lol (sarcasm) :D
i like um
i used to draw dragons all the time and i got very good at it. but sadly i stopped for a few months and my skills faded away:(
i will try to put up some pics of my best in a slide show maybe
Oh, and one more thing, How do i get a profile picture? Thanks =D

PS i love this website!
dae27985 years ago
okay website and im not very negative but bigger better in depth draw work better for me
charchar25 years ago
This is my favorite dragon drawing instructable by far!!!!!!!!
M.Dragon5 years ago
 Dude, you're great. When did you start drawing, because it seems like you've been in the business a long time. 
Dragon Gal7 years ago
Dis is ma Dragon ...
by the way very cute. :)
oh my gosh! that dragon is soooooooooooo cute!
Can I pet it...?
It's neat how you draw baby dragons.
Awwwwwwwwww.......... So Cute!
that is an awsome dragon!!
what is its name?
Keith-Kid (author)  Dragon Gal7 years ago
Looks great!
wolfeh3346 years ago
how do u get to` da forums?
Keith-Kid (author)  wolfeh3346 years ago
kieth-kid, do u go on neondragonart.com
i got a book thing made by the same person that does the pics on that site. the cover got ripped off sadly. :(
Keith-Kid (author)  wolfeh3346 years ago
Never heard of it.
well, its just a website that has drawing tutorials colering sheets and alot of drawing tips and stuff baisically. also i know that i keep asking u this but... do u want a gerbil they are redy to go to homes. if u want i can upload a pic of them so u could pick one out if u will buy one.
Keith-Kid (author)  wolfeh3346 years ago
Sorry, told you no.
¿¿¿??? is that the forums its ok i found them like two mins ago
texansrule75 years ago
 Mine did not turn out like that but still awesome directions good job keep it up!
skirts6 years ago
uhm, the two legged or armed dragons are wyverns. just thought i'd point that out.
Keith-Kid (author)  skirts6 years ago
I have no two legged dragons here. Chinese dragons usually have about 6 short limbs, like in the picture provided. Wyverns are another type of dragon, from the Middle Ages, usually from Europe.
minion6546 years ago
how do put a picture on your account
charchar26 years ago
i love this instructable! it rocks it is my favorite instuctable!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
aaaaahhhhhhhhh! u wrong the chinese one has 4 legs look closely near the tail. lol
Keith-Kid (author)  Master Phooey6 years ago
I never said it didn't have 4 legs.... The one I drew actually has 4 legs....
mr. random6 years ago
Dude This IS SOOO Awesome :-) How Did You Learn To Draw Like That?
hardy966 years ago
hey dude thiz rocks i got to draw dragons better a really good artest im 12 but turn 13 n to days
voemaster6 years ago
haruka6 years ago
omg! i mean like ur artwork rocks! i really new here but i have to say, you make the best dragons! rock on!
Keith-Kid (author)  haruka6 years ago
That's a first....an actual positive comment....thanks!
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