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how to draw a camel step by step

How To Draw A Camel Step By Step (Easy Drawing Guide)

Ever wanted to learn how to draw a camel but it always seemed to difficult? Well, you’re in for an amazing surprise.

I’ve put together a step by step guide to learn how to draw this camel from start to finish. You’ll be really shocked to discover how easy it is to draw a camel.

Once you know where and how to go about doing so, everything else falls into place. Even if you’re not so used to drawing different things, this is a great opportunity to try.

It will also expand your drawing skills and help you tackle more difficult drawings that are out of your comfort zone.

So, if you’re ready to take on this task, here’s what you need to do.

Grab a pencil (not a pen) so that you can erase and make adjustments if need be. Once you are satisfied with your drawing, then you can move on to inking.

Let’s get started.


This is the reference we will use to draw a camel. It does look somewhat complicated but to make things easier, we will leave out the excess detail like the blankets.

Camel Drawing Reference

To give you a quick overview of how we will go about drawing this camel, we’ll start by drawing the head, then the neck, body, and the legs.

Steps For Drawing A Camel

Step 1

To draw the head of the camel, begin by a curved line and then draw the mouth and ear.

Step 2

Add another curved line around the mouth arrea and one more short line for the nose.

Step 3

The draw the eye and place it just below the ear. Across the head, draw two curved lines that run from the top to the bottom of the head. Draw another two lines that go horizontally and meet at the bottom of the previous two lines.

Step 4

To draw the neck, draw a line down from the ear and then draw a line that curves towards the bottom from the mouth.

Step 5

Go back to the first line of the next and draw another line that curves upwards. Extend the second neck line so that it curves and creates a line like this.

Step 6

How To Draw A Camel Step 6

Draw another curved line to create the hump of the camel at the top.

Step 7

How To Draw A Camel Step 7

Then you must extend that line to come down. Once you have done this, go back tot he from and draw a slight long curved line for the front leg.

Step 8

How To Draw A Camel Step 8

Add a few more curved lines to create the other leg and make sure that the feet don’t look squared.

Step 9

How To Draw A Camel Step 9

Add the belly of the camel by drawing two curved lines while making the second curved line more bigger than the first.

Step 10

How To Draw A Camel Step 10

Add the other back leg of the camel by drawing a few curved lines. You can copy the lines that I have drawn over here.

Step 11

How To Draw A Camel Step 11

The last step you need to do to finish off this camel drawing is to draw the last back leg.

This leg will join from the back of the camel going down and you will notice that it is also connected to the leg from the previous step.

And that’s all you need to do to draw a camel. If you’re up for the challenge, you can go ahead and draw the blankets but this drawing is now completed.

Step 12

How To Draw A Camel Step 12

You can leave this drawing as a line drawing but I think some color definitely makes this drawing look even better.


If you’re a beginner at drawing and struggled to get your drawing of a camel right, don’t be dissapointed.

Keep trying and follow this tutorial on how to draw a camel as close as you can until you are happy with the drawing you have created.

Just remember that your drawing does not necessarily have to be identical to mine or the reference. All the matters is just carefully breaking down your subject into smaller sections and this will make it easier to draw.

If you found this tutorial helpful, please let us know your thoughts below.

Also, if you are looking for more fun drawing tutorials like this, then do check out a few of these guides:

How To Draw A Bird Step By Step

How To Draw A Squirrel

How To Draw A Duck

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