How To Draw a Crocodile

In this drawing lesson we’ll show you how to draw a Crocodile in 9 easy steps. This step by step lesson progressively builds upon each previous step until you get to the final rendering of the Crocodile.

Here are some interesting facts about the Crocodile you might find interesting.

  1. Crocodiles tend to congregate in freshwater habitats like rivers, lakes, wetlands and sometimes in brackish water.
  2. They generally feed on vertebrates like fish, reptiles, and mammals and sometimes on invertebrates like mollusks and crustaceans.
  3. They are believed to be 200 million years old.
  4. Crocodiles are very fast over short distances, even out of water.
  5. Crocodiles are ambush hunters, waiting for fish or land animals to come close, then rushing out to attack.

Step 1: Begin by drawing the nose.

Step 2: Continue drawing the back towards the tail.

Step 3: Draw in the Tail.

Step 4: Draw a Y shape in the center of the body.

Step 5: Draw the start of the legs and feet.

Step 6: Sketch the right foot.

Step 7: Add the mouth line and eyes.

Step 8: Add the details to the body and tail sections.

Step 9: Draw in the teeth and body details to finish the Crocodile.

Here’s a 4 minute video on how to sketch a Crocodile using pencil and paper.