How to Draw Cartoon Snake Head

Snakes are creatures that can have a bad reputation – but in truth, they can actually be very cute! Having doubts? Then let’s take a closer look at bringing our own snake to life – let’s get started!


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Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

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Grab a pencil, and add a curved line to the center of the page.


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Add a pointed “bump” to the top of this, with a bump at either end.


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Now, add another, smaller bump to either end of the line.


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Add a curved shape inside each of the bumps at the top.


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Add another layer just inside this one…


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And then add a small circle to the left of the inside section. These will be the eyes.


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Add two curved shapes to the top, one above each eye.


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Bring a line up from the outside edges, and curve these in towards the center…


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And then connect these with a bump in the center.


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Now, add a large, curved “w” shape to the bottom, with a flick at either end.


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Add two oval shapes above this, with a curve on the inside of each.


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Next, bring two lines down from the bottom of the mouth, and add an arrow shape to connect them, creating a tongue for your snake.


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Bring a bump across on either side of this, and then take the line across and up to meet the line above.


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Add two curved lines to the bottom of the face, curving across towards the left and off the page. Add another line just inside the left one.


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Add two curved, horizontal lines across the right section, and then add a wavy shape to the left section.


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Grab a black fineliner, and go over all your outlines.


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Use an eraser to remove any outstanding pencil marks…


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And then go over your outlines to make them really clear and sharp.


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Use a yellow pen to shade the bottom of the face and the right side of the neck.


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Grab a green pen for the top of the head and the left of the neck…


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Use a darker green pen for the patch on the neck…


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And use an orange pen for the tongue, the rings around the eyes, and the edges of the nostrils. Then, use a red pen for the rest of the nostrils.


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Use a black pen to shade the main area of the eyes and the eyebrows.


And voila – that is one super cute, friendly-looking snake, just waiting for a name, and an adventure to head out on!

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