Learn how to draw a great looking Honeycomb with easy, step-by-step drawing instructions, and video tutorial.
By following the simple steps, you too can easily draw a perfect Honeycomb.
Would you like to learn how to draw a honeycomb? Whether you're looking for a sweet snack or hoping to raise awareness about colony collapse disorder, we've got the cartoon drawing tutorial for you!
It is the bee's storage container. They use it to hold pollen, honey, or eggs.
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Not only do bees use this amazing natural product, but people do, too. We use it in cosmetics such as lip balm, makeup, and hair products, candles, paints, to polish wood and leather, as waterproofing for materials, and in the place of plastic.
It is also used in or to seal containers of some foods.
Honey is often an element of popular culture. For example, Winnie the Pooh is well-known for his affinity for honey.
Sometimes, he gets into trouble trying to steal honey from the bees!
Honeycomb and bee designs are very popular in jewelry and home decor. Many clothing companies raise awareness for the need to protect bees by employing these designs.
Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Honeycomb
How to Draw a Great Looking Honeycomb for Kids, Beginners, and Adults - Step 1
1. Begin by drawing the geometric shapes of the honeycomb. Draw three regular hexagons, six-sided shapes in which all the lines are the same size. Notice how the shapes fit together like a puzzle.
Easy Honeycomb Drawing - Step 2
2. Draw three more regular hexagons in the same pattern as the first.
Easy Honeycomb Drawing - Step 3
3. Draw three more regular hexagons, this time below the existing honeycombs. Notice how the regular shapes still fit together like a puzzle.
Easy Honeycomb Drawing - Step 4
4. Begin detailing the honeycombs. Draw smaller regular hexagons within three of them, parallel to the first.
Easy Honeycomb Drawing - Step 5
5. Draw small regular hexagons inside two more of the honeycombs. These honeycombs are empty, not filled with honey yet, allowing you to see inside.
Easy Honeycomb Drawing - Step 6
6. Draw curved lines, doubled back upon themselves, descending from three of the combs. This is the honey dripping out. Draw rounded rectangles and circles along the top and side of the filled honeycombs. This indicates the shiny seal that keeps the honey inside.
Easy Honeycomb Drawing - Step 7
7. Erase some of the lines of three of the honeycombs. They are very full and leaking honey together! Then, draw a busy worker bee. Draw a circle, an oval, and an inverted teardrop shape. This forms the bee's head, thorax, and abdomen. shade the head.
Then, draw the wings. Extend curved lines from the back of the bug and double them back upon themselves, enclosing loose teardrop shapes.
Add More Details to Your Honeycomb Picture - Step 8
8. Draw another bee. Again, shade a circle for the head. Draw a larger circle for the thorax and a pointed partial teardrop shape for the abdomen and stinger. Extend curved lines from the sides of the insect and double them back upon themselves to form the wings.
Complete the Outline of Your Honeycomb Drawing - Step 9
9. Detail the bees. Band the abdomens with thick curved lines. Extend a straight line for each leg, then draw another straight line from it at an angle to indicate the joints. Texture the wings with branching curved lines.
Color Your Honeycomb Drawing
Color your cartoon bees and honeycomb. Many bees are yellow with black stripes. They also come in other colors, such as solid black or iridescent blue!
For more great Bug drawing tutorials, see the 17 Cute Bug Designs post.
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