# How to draw a realistic lizard

**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.

**Step 1**

Mark off the width and height of the lizard. Draw two ovals that will help to define the places for its head and body. Draw a line, which will act as the center of the head.

**Step 2**

Draw the shape of the lizard’s body. Add guideline for it.

**Step 3**

Define the places for the lizard’s legs.

**Step 4**

Outline the shapes of the legs.

**Step 5**

Draw a mouth and toes.

**Step 6**

Draw two circles to define the eyes. Add claws.

**Step 7**

Work on the figure, paying special attention to details and parts.

**Step 8**

Contour the lizard, trying to vary the thickness and blackness of the line. Add more details, stones and the ground. Erase all guidelines.