How to Draw a Pterodactyl

Did you know that the term Pterodactyl was derived from Greek words, meaning "winged finger" because the wings were attached to a large bone considered to be part of the creature's enlarged finger. Also, an adult Pterodactyls is no larger than a human child! Let's learn to draw one with these easy steps.

Steps

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    Start by sketching a skeleton of your dinosaur. Draw a curved cross as shown.
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    Add in 2 triangles for the beak, a circle for the head, and an oval for the crown.
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    Sketch in a neck and thin body, using ovals. Add in feet and a very small tail.
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    Sketch in a curved triangle for the wings and don't forget to add a hand with small fingers.
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    Outline your drawing and add in details; erase guidelines.
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    Color it up and you're done! Be creative. You've just drawn your very own pterodactyl Congratulations! !

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