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Uploaded: November 14, 2012
Artist: Skytalon16
Difficulty: Intermediate  Intermediate Skill Level
Steps: 17
Updated: November 15, 2012
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My first tutorial! I'm sorry this took a so long booboo032. Here I will show you how to draw my version of a Gryphon. Have fun!

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How to Draw a Gryphon

how to draw a gryphon step 1

STEP 1.

Draw out the skeleton for the body with a series of circles and lines.
 
how to draw a gryphon step 2

STEP 2.

Now draw the facial features. I drew the beak first and then the feathers, but draw it whichever way feels comfortable to you.
 
how to draw a gryphon step 3

STEP 3.

Now the piercing eyes and fox-like ears.
 
how to draw a gryphon step 4

STEP 4.

Then the feathery chest.
 
how to draw a gryphon step 5

STEP 5.

Now we begin with the foreleg. I start with the feathery shoulder first...
 
how to draw a gryphon step 6

STEP 6.

...then with the rest of the leg. Draw the toes first before drawing the claws to make it easier.
 
how to draw a gryphon step 7

STEP 7.

Now the other foreleg in the same way.
 
how to draw a gryphon step 8

STEP 8.

The furry hind leg is next. Again, draw the toes first and then the claws.
 
how to draw a gryphon step 9

STEP 9.

Now the other hind leg, which is partially hidden by the foreleg.
 
how to draw a gryphon step 10

STEP 10.

Here we begin the wing. It seems very daunting, but draw it one segment at a time. First, lets draw the feathers closest to the top.
 
how to draw a gryphon step 11

STEP 11.

Now the middle portion. These have slightly longer feathers.
 
how to draw a gryphon step 12

STEP 12.

Now for the longest ones: the flight feathers.
 
how to draw a gryphon step 13

STEP 13.

Now with the other wing, drawing it in the same way: the top feathers first, the middle ones, second and the long, flight feathers last.
 
how to draw a gryphon step 14

STEP 14.

We're almost done! Now let's draw the big bushy fox tail.
 
how to draw a gryphon step 15

STEP 15.

Now for the necklace and pendant. Unless you want to go 100% by the picture, you can skip this step and go straight to the details.
 
how to draw a gryphon step 16

STEP 16.

Now for the details (minus the necklace detail if you skipped step 15).
 
how to draw a gryphon step 17

STEP 17.

Carefully erase the construction lines and add any extra details as you please. And you're done!