dragoart mobile
NormalCompactSlideShowDraw Sheet
Details
Uploaded: February 28, 2009
Artist: Dawn
Difficulty: Advanced  Advanced Skill Level
Steps: 7
Updated: March 1, 2009
P.O.V: 3/4
Favourited: 7 times
Interact
Artist comments

Naga, what in the world is a Naga? Are they versions of Medusa or something? I know you’re probably asking yourself what a Naga is. Nagas are creatures that are half snake and half human. Yes they are like the mythical Medusa. Medusa is a form of Naga! So today’s lesson we are going to learn how to draw a male Naga step by step! I drew this Naga male a bit anime-ish. He has an anime face and a really cool snake body! I love how he came out as well! The shading and background coloring was a challenge! I put a lot of effort into this piece! Soon I will make a tutorial on my new coloring and shading skills! Anyways, I decided to make a Naga because it was requested long ago by the user Dragonslayer4. He asked for me to make a tutorial from my own creation and that is exactly what I did. I love drawing mythical beings and because of that I tend to get very creative when I am sketching, drawing, and coloring. I agreed to make the request and here I came out with this! The angle, the shading, the coloring, the features came out brilliant (in my opinion). The pose for this Naga came from my inspiration from Pantera’s songs. Pantera is a really awesome heavy metal band that I absolutely LOVE! I’ve been listening to it lately and the songs give me a rush of action for poses. Recently I have made this really cool dragon pose for my upcoming how to draw dragon’s book! I was inspired for the pose by the jolting rush of Pantera’s music! I highly recommend listening to the Pantera band! While drawing I wasn’t only listening to that band. I was listening to a whole variety of rock music as well as pop. Evanescence, Caramelldancen, My Chemical Romance, Green Day, Metallica, Megadeth, and a whole bunch of other bands! So I really hope you will enjoy this step by step tutorial on how to draw a Naga male! Have fun and happy drawing!

Tags
how to draw a naga

How to Draw a Naga

how to draw a naga step 1

STEP 1.

Start this first step by drawing out the small circle shape for his head and then add the facial guidelines. Once that is done draw out the lines for the body's position including the arms and shoulders. Remember the bottom half of the body is like a snake so make sure it is long and slithery.
 
how to draw a naga step 2

STEP 2.

In this next step you will start sketching out the shape of the cobra like head and then the chin shape. Once that is done you will draw out the arm and hand shapes. The next step is to draw out the lining of the front chest and then the shape of the big thick snake tail. You are ready to move to the next step.
 
how to draw a naga step 3

STEP 3.

As you can see you are almost done with this lesson on how to draw a male Naga. You will add the lines for his mouth and then the eyes. Add some definition to the chest and then more shape to the right arm. Once that is complete you will draw out the tail shape in more detail and then the lining for the arch in his back.
 
how to draw a naga step 4

STEP 4.

Wow this Naga is coming along nicely isn't it? All you have to do in this fourth step is add more lining detail to his face (mainly the mouth) and draw out the rest of the arms and hands and don't forget to add the fingers. You will next draw out the additional lines on the back and then the snake scale lines on the front of the tail as you see here.
 
how to draw a naga step 5

STEP 5.

You are almost at your last drawing step and because of that there is no major drawing you have to do. What you need to sketch out next is the small snake head that is in the back of him. Once that is done add definition to the chest, ribs and stomach as shown to you here. You will then add detail to the tail as well.
 
how to draw a naga step 6

STEP 6.

Well this is your last drawing step and all that needs to be done here is the final detailing for his cobra like winged head and then his eyes, mouth, face, arms, hands and then the snake head as well. Once that is done you can start erasing all the guidelines and shapes that you drew in step one.
 
how to draw a naga step 7

STEP 7.

Once you’re done you should have a drawing like you see here. All you need to do is pick a shade to color him in. You have just learned how to draw a male Naga step by step.