How to Draw a Viper Snake

Viper snakes are known for being sleek and fast, and they have their own unique beauty. In just a few short steps, we will create our very own viper snake – are you ready to get started?


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Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

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Start with a black pen, and draw two parallel lines down the center of your page. Connect these at the top with a straight line, and take these to a fork at the bottom.


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Add two small circles above this…


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And then add a jagged half-circle shape to the bottom of this.


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Add a wide “V” in between these shapes, and then add two “cut outs” to the sides, before taking the line across,s up in a “v”, and up to the left.


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Repeat this shape to the right of the first.


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Add a curve to the bottom of the right shape, and take this to a point at the right.


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Reflect this on the left…


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And add a series of “steps” to the bottom of the right shape.


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Repeat this on the left…


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And add a long, thin curve to the right of the fork, with a smaller triangle shape above this. Reflect this on the left.


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Add a curved line to the left, and bring this down towards the bottom left-hand corner of the page.


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Add three “bites” to the top of this…


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And then add a line to the bottom right section, taking this down to the left, across to the bottom right, and across to the right.


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Add a “V” to the top of this, and then take the line across to the right…


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Add a line to the bottom, and add two “points” as you curve this across and down.


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Take this to the end, then back up and across the top.


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Add a curved point to the top of this shape…


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And a triangle below the curve on the right, with another shape just below this.


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Follow this with shapes curving across to the right.


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Add a curve to the bottom left, add a curved point, and then add a line to the top.


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Add another curved spike to the right of the first, and bring a line across to the right.


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Add a third curved spike to the right of this and then bring the line across, down, and across to the left.


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Now, add a pointed spike heading upwards, and add a line to the left of this, and another spike beside this.


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Continue the line across to the left, up, across, and down to meet the line below.


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Add a curve to the top of the head, and then add curved triangles to either end.


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Bring a curve down on either side and extend this down further on the right.


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Connect the shape on the bottom left to that at the top with a curved line.


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Add an outline to the right…


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Use a yellow pen for the eyes, and the middle row of scales and shapes.


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Use a red pen for the tongue…


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And then use a blue pen for the outside row of shapes.


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Use a black pen for the space around the smaller shapes.


And there we have it – your very own super colorful viper snake, just waiting for a name – can you oblige?

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