How to Draw a Spider

Learn how to draw a great looking Spider with easy, step-by-step drawing instructions, and video tutorial.

By following the simple steps, you too can easily draw a perfect Spider.

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Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Spider

How to Draw a Great Looking Spider for Kids and Beginners - Step 1

Spider step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Begin the spider outline by drawing an egg shape - an oval with a gently pointed top. This is the spider's abdomen, the main section of its body.

Easy Spider Drawing - Step 2

Spider step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Use a curved line to enclose a smaller round shape below the abdomen. This is the spider's head. Then, draw a straight, vertical line from the abdomen. This is the strand of spider web from which the spider is hanging.

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Easy Spider Drawing - Step 3

Spider step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. Draw a curved line passing back and forth over the straight spider web.

Then add detail to its head. Draw two small ovals, and shade a smaller oval inside each. These are the spider's eyes. Draw a small line above each eye to indicate the eyebrows.

Then, draw two curved triangles at the bottom of the spider's head. These are the fangs.

Easy Spider Drawing - Step 6

Spider step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. Draw another leg on the opposite side to form a mirror image. Again, extend two parallel "L" shaped lines and connect them at the end.

Easy Spider Drawing - Step 7

Spider step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Draw another leg. Again, extend two parallel "L" shaped lines from the abdomen and connect them at the end. Notice that this one is pointed in the opposite direction.

Add More Details to Your Spider Picture - Step 8

Spider step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. Draw another leg on the opposite side to create a mirror image.

Complete the Outline of Your Spider Drawing - Step 9

Spider step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Draw two more legs. These legs are holding the spider's silk, with one leg lifted higher than the other.

Color Your Spider Drawing

Spider step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 11

Your cartoon spider outline is now complete. Color your spider.

Around the world, many spiders are brown, perhaps with stripes. Others are shiny and black, yellow with black stripes, solid white, green, or other colors. One type of spider even has a yellow smiley face on its abdomen!

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Learn More About The Spider Drawing

Would you like to learn how to draw a spider? This easy, step-by-step spider drawing tutorial is here to show you how.

Spiders are easy to draw. All spiders have round or oval-shaped body sections. They also have eight segmented legs.

Scroll down for a downloadable PDF of this tutorial.

The Spider-Man logo is one of the most recognizable spider shapes. You can learn how to draw the Spider-Man logo here. Do you notice how similar it is to the spider in this tutorial?

The spider in our illustration is dangling from a strand of web, as spiders often do. Check out this spider web drawing and add the complete geometric pattern to your picture.

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