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How to Draw a Chameleon

How do you draw a chameleon with all his intricate parts and rainbow coloring? Well, if you are just starting out, then this simple step by step version might work best.

how to draw a chameleon
how to draw a chameleon

Save this simple chameleon tutorial for younger elementary students. The simple shapes and bright colors are perfect for their abilities and imagination.

Students could do their best rainbow coloring, or fill in randomly too. Both options are sure to create something pretty darn cute.


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Time needed: 1 hour.

How to Draw a Chameleon

  1. Draw a quarter circle.

  2. Draw a simple body behind.

  3. Draw two legs.

  4. Draw a curly tail.

  5. Add an eye and curly tongue.

  6. Add strips to body and tail.

  7. Draw a branch and leaves belows.

  8. Add a sun in the background.

  9. Trace with a marker and color

how to draw a chameleon

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