17 Easy Bug Drawing Tutorials

Are your insect drawing skills bugging you? Don't worry! We've got a whole swarm of insect drawing guides to help you learn how to sketch mosquitos, butterflies, bees, and more... Read more

How to Draw a Simple Cute Butterfly

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Would you like to learn how to draw a simple cute butterfly? This easy insect drawing guide is here to show you how. Get ready for an adorable overload as you sketch this simple cute butterfly outline... Read more

How to Draw a Pond

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From The Ugly Duckling to the writings of Henry David Thoreau, ponds are an indelible part of our environment and culture. You can learn how to draw a pond. A pond is a small body of water. It can be natural or man-made and is home to animals like fish, frogs, insects, ducks, and herons. In cold areas, ponds freeze in winter, facilitating ice skating... Read more

How to Draw a Moth

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There are about 160,000 species of moths - nocturnal winged insects that resemble butterflies. They range in size from tiny jewels one-quarter of an inch (4 millimeters) wide to enormous moths with 1-foot-wide (30 centimeter) wingspans... Read more

How to Draw a Venus Flytrap

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Most of the time, bugs eat plants. But sometimes, the plants eat the bugs! One well-known variety of bug-eating plants is the Venus flytrap. This plant has a "mouth" at the end of its leaves. When small hairs called trichomes are touched by insects, the mouth snaps shut, trapping the insect... Read more

How to Draw a Mosquito

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Mosquitoes are insects. As such, they share characteristics with other bugs, like ladybugs, praying mantises,, grasshoppers, bees, and dragonflies. All of these creatures have six legs and thin, transparent wings. There eyes are compound, made up of many lenses. They also have no bones - instead, they have an exoskeleton, which is like a coat of armor on the outside of their bodies... Read more

How to Draw a Magnifying Glass

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The magnifying glass or hand lens is a convex optical lens, mounted on a handle and used to visually magnify objects. They are commonly used for reading, examining jewelry, or observing plants and insects... Read more

How to Draw a Bed Bug

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There are about 75 species of bedbug that feed on human blood. These flat insects are usually about 5 mm (0.2 inches) long. Their wings are vestigial, which means they cannot fly. They hide in dark places, like the seams of a mattress, the joints of furniture, or a crack in the wall... Read more

How to Draw a Sparrow

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Sparrows are a common sight the world over, being native or imported to every continent except Antarctica. These small brown birds are comfortable around human settlements, and their habitats range from forests to deserts to open country. They eat seeds and insects, and many are quite vocal... Read more

How to Draw a Blue Jay

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Blue jays are backyard birds that are common across North America. They eat nuts, seeds, fruits, and insects. The blue jay's scientific name means "crested blue chatterer."... Read more

How to Draw a Praying Mantis

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There are about 2,000 species of mantids, or praying mantis, in the world. These slow-moving insects can grow quite large, reaching 5 inches or more. They are typically camouflaged to resemble foliage, dead leaves, flowers, or other plant parts... Read more

How to Draw a Bird Nest

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A nest is a type of home. It is a structure created by an animal to protect its eggs and house its young after hatching. Birds are most famous for their nests, but mice, squirrels, insects, frogs, alligators, turtles, and even fish build nests of different kinds... Read more

How to Draw a Lobster

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Lobsters are crustaceans, invertebrates of the sea. Like crabs and insects, they wear their skeletons like armor on the outside of their bodies. Many species have intimidating large... Read more

How to Draw a Dragonfly

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Dragonflies are colorful insects often found near water. In fact, baby dragonflies are born in water. Similar to the way a tadpole becomes a frog, swimming... Read more

How to Draw a Ladybug

How to draw a ladybug

Ladybugs, also called lady beetles or ladybird beetles, are a variety of insect found all over the world. Around 6,000 species have been identified... Read more