How to Draw a Realistic Chameleon

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Realistic Chameleon in 7 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.

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Below are the individual steps - you can click on each one for a High Resolution printable PDF version.

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How to Draw a Realistic Chameleon - Step-by-Step Tutorial

Step 1: Start by drawing the head, making it vaguely shaped like two triangles with the point on the top one facing away from the other one leaving a gap opposite the point on the bottom triangle.

Step 2: Next draw in two circles, one inside the other for the eyes near where the two triangles meet.

Step 3: Then draw the opening for the nostril in between the eye and the point of the triangle.

Step 4: Next draw in the mouth with a hook at the end near the opening between the triangles.

Step 5: Then draw the body and curled tail leaving a space for the belly and the legs.

Step 6: Next draw the front and back legs and feet with claws.

Step 7: Then add in the belly and other legs.

How to Draw a Realistic Chameleon - Step-by-Step Tutorial

How to Draw a Realistic Chameleon – Step-by-Step Tutorial