How to draw a pteranodon

Grid step

You can print out the base construction lines and start drawing on tracing paper or you can draw the grid layout yourself using the following steps… Show more

1) Draw a rectangle that will define the conditional proportions and boundaries of the chosen drawing.
2) From the middle of the rectangle, draw one vertical and one horizontal line equally dividing the shape.
3) Draw another horizontal line equally dividing the upper half of the rectangle. Similarly, draw a horizontal line equally dividing the bottom half of the rectangle.
4) Draw a vertical line equally dividing the left half of the rectangle. Similarly, draw a vertical line equally dividing the right half of the rectangle.

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Step 1

Mark off the width and height of the Pteranodon. Draw two ovals that will help to define places for its head and body. Draw lines, one of which will act as the beak, the other will act as the center of the body.

Step 2

Draw the Pteranodon’s neck and body. Add a guideline for its tail.

Step 3

Define places for the legs, wings and mouth of the Pteranodon.

Step 4

Mark off shapes for the legs, shoulders and beak.

Step 5

Detail the shape of the head. Add the eye, wings, toes and tail of the Pteranodon.

Step 6

Work on the figure, paying special attention to detail.

Step 7

Contour the Pteranodon, trying to vary the thickness and darkness of the line. Add more detail. Erase all guidelines.

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Lena London
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