Step 6: Connect the circles on the right using two short lines to create the guide for the neck. Use two longer lines to connect the middle circle to the circle on the left and finish the guide for the gharial crocodile's torso. Curve the lines a bit so that the torso bulges out somewhat.
Step 7: Under the first circle, draw a short line as a guide for the reptile's front leg. Bend the line to indicate the joint and foot. To the right, under the neck, draw a shorter, angled line as guide for the front leg on the other side of the gharial crocodile's body. Under the circle on the left, draw another short, angled line for the hind leg. This line should bend the opposite way at the top.
Step 8: To the left of the body, draw two long, curved lines as guides for the gharial's tail. Sketch lightly at first to get the lines right. The top line should bend slightly at the base. The base of the tail should be thick. The top should be thin, pointy and should curve to the right.
That's it for the guides! From this point on, press harder with your pencil for a more defined drawing.
Step 9: Inside the gharial's head, near the top, right, draw a small oval for the eye. Use the initial lines as guides for the placement and size of the eye. When you get it right, darken the shape. Make the sides of the shape pointier like a little football. Add lines above and below the eye for the eyelid. Shade the eye using a value that's lighter than the fish-eating crocodile's pupil. Shade the eye using a value that's lighter than the pupil. Don't overlap the tiny highlight circle.