How to Draw a Camel in 5 Steps

African Animals Image Gallery Learn how to draw a camel by starting with basic shapes and adding details. Get illustrated, step-by-step instructions in this article. See more pictures of African animals.
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Camels live in d­eser­t climates and can live for more than 50 years. Some camels have two humps, while others have only one. Fortunately, learning to draw this interesting animal isn't as difficult as it might seem.

In this section, we'll show you how to draw the above camel. Either draw it freehand while looking at your computer monitor or print out this page to get a closer look at each step.

Follow the red lines in each illustration to learn exactly what to draw in that step. The lines drawn in previous steps are shown in gray. We'll show you an illustration of each step and then give you a description of how to draw it.