How to Draw a Dinosaur Holding a Heart

While some dinosaurs have a reputation for being fearsome and frightening, there are plenty that are cute and sweet – and we can prove it in just a few short, simple steps. Let’s get started!


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Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

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Start by grabbing a black pen, and drawing a triangle at the top of your page, angling this at around 45 degrees.


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Bring a curved line across from the left of this and curve this down and across.


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From the bottom of this, take a line down towards the bottom left-hand corner of the page. At the bottom, take this across to the left.


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Now, bring a line across from the right of the top triangle, and take this down, adding a “bump” to the bottom.


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Now, take a line across the bottom, adding two wide “bumps”.


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Add two half-circle shapes to the face…


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Add curved lines to the top corners of these shapes…


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And then add a curved line to the top of each, pointing towards the top right-hand corner of the page. Then, add two curved lines above the eyes.


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Below this, add a curved “w” shape, and then add two “teardrop” shapes, one on either side of the “w”.


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Now, bring a line across from the left side, and take this down, across, and then curved down and back to the left, creating an arm.


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Now, bring down a curved line from the bottom of the arm, and add another curved line to the end of this. Follow this with a longer curved line below this – level with the spot at which the back line starts curving towards the left.


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Now, take this back line to a point, and bring it across to the left, creating a tail.


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Add three small bumps to the end of the arm for claws…


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And then add another arm and set of claws to the other side. Bring two lines down from the bottom of these, creating the bottom of the heart.


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Now, add a circle to the end of the leg, and another to the right of this to create feet.


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Add three claws to each of the feet…


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And then add two smaller circles inside the feet. Connect the two feet with a curved line.


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Next, add a series of small hearts all around the outside of the body.


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Now, add a series of triangles all down the back and tail of the body, creating spikes.


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Use a green pen for the bottom of the eyes…


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And then use a light green pen for the rest of the body.


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Finally, grab a pink pen, and shade the heart that the dinosaur is holding, as well as those around the body, and the cheeks.


And voila – there is proof that not all dinosaurs are scary and mean; this one is super cute!

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