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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

How To Draw The Head Of A Chinese Dragon, Free Worksheet.

This is a How To Draw The Head Of A Chinese Dragon worksheet and art lesson

You will find this simple drawing project that will give the young artist confidence in drawing. Parents and teachers will find many ways to use it in class and at home.

I drew this up as a hand out to give to some students I was giving art lessons to.

FIRST, A WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT:
Learning to draw takes practice so do not give up if your project does not turn out the way you had hoped it would. Your frustration is a good sign and shows that you have the talent and you know how you want your picture to look like. You only need to get your skill up to the level of your talent. So draw every day and soon you will be making beautiful pictures. Come back to my blog often and try some of my other projects.

HOW TO PRINT THE FREE WORKSHEET
  • With some printers, you can just highlight it and send it to your printer.
  • Some printers work better if you copy and paste the image into a Word Document then print as you would normally. (If you get a small image just adjust the margins from the page layout in the toolbar, then drag the image to enlarge it.)
  • Some printers work better if you first drag the image to your desktop and print from there.
If you have problems printing see the "HOW TO PRINT" tab above.

How To Draw A Chinese Dragon Head, Free Worksheet.
To print the worksheet above just highlight it and send it to your printer or save to a word doc and print from there, you can save to your device to print later.

YOU MAY PRINT THE PROJECT NOTES BELOW.

The Chinese dragon has the eyes of an Ogre, the nose, and mane of a lion, the mouth of a donkey, the ear of a cow, and the antlers of a deer. Otherwise, there are no rules to drawing a good Chinese dragon. The style is to fill in all empty spaces with scales, feathers, flames, and patterns

BEGINNINGS and DESIGN
Start by drawing lightly with a pencil that you can erase later. The head is shaped like a circle with rectangles for the snout and jaw. Use circles for the nose and eyes. There is an ear, draw it as a large triangle pointing backward. There are antlers, they are wavy lines from the top behind the eye going up and touching at points.

REFINING
Make the lines flow so there are no straight lines. Use wavy lines to make the flame like shapes for the mane, eyelashes, beard around the mouth and anything else you want. Use triangles for teeth and fangs.

CLEAN UP
Erase extra lines and go over the good parts with a marker or darker pencil, or you may trace it onto a clean sheet of paper. Fill in the empty spaces with patterns.

To see more how to draw worksheets like this click on the label for dragons in the sidebar.

Thank you for visiting my blog.  I hope this project is fun and helpful for you.  To find more like it see the labels at the right or choose one of the favorites in the left sidebar.  I am sure you will find one you like.

(c) Adron Dozat 3/18/14