How to Draw an Alligator Head

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw an Alligator Head in 6 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.

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How to Draw an Alligator Head - Step-by-Step Tutorial

Step 1: Start with the alligator's nose. Draw a long U-shaped line for the alligator's snout.

Step 2: Draw the mouth with another curving line on the bottom. Draw a small swoop in the back.

Step 3: Add the jaw by drawing a backwards L. Connect it to the top of the head and the tip of the jaw!

Step 4: Draw upside down triangles from the mouth to show your alligator's sharp teeth.

Step 5: Add in the alligator's eyes by drawing a circle near the top of the head. Then add a small circle by the tip of the nose.

Step 6: Draw a line from the alligator's jaw outward to create the neck. On the top, add triangles to make the scales.

Step 7: Your alligator is complete! Add some brown color to its body.

How to Draw an Alligator Head - Step-by-Step Tutorial

How to Draw an Alligator Head – Step-by-Step Tutorial