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Draw a Diplodocus

Learn how to draw a diplodocus, and keep his head and tail on one piece of paper. Even if he once was the world’s longest animal.

How to draw a diplodocus

This tutorial takes a different point of view by having the diplodocus rather stacked with his head and tail wrapping around his body. The original drawing idea came from a site called “Hello Kids”, I just added the extra drawing steps to my tutorial.


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There are many more dinosaur (and dragon!) drawing tutorials made just for young artists in my Draw Dinos & Dragons ebook.

All were created with lots of hands on classroom testing, and designed to take beginner artists from the first step to the last with clear and simple diagrams.

Each project starts with the simplest body shape possible, followed with the details that make dinos and dragons so much fun to draw. Just click on the book to learn more.


Time needed: 1 hour.

Draw a Diplodocus

  1. Make guidelines. Draw a circle.

  2. Add the outside tail line.

  3. Add the inside tail line.

  4. Draw the outside neck line.

  5. Add the inside neck line.

  6. Add the head.

  7. Draw two legs.

  8. Erase extra lines. Add two back legs.

  9. Trace with a marker and color.

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