Learn to draw a butterfly on a sheet of paper step by step

Even if you don’t know how to draw a butterfly, you will definetelyto succeed with our help. Our step by step instruction for beginners will easily help you to do this. It’s interesting to color the butterflies. They are bright, colorful and funny. It’s a good way for a child to show his or her imagination. Can we start?

You need:
1

Basis

Draw a thin, elongated oval with sharp ends. This figure will be a body. We start from it and draw another details.

Basis

2

Head

If you have a little child, draw a bigger butterfly to make it easier to color it. If the butterfly is an element of a general pattern, the body and the wings will be smaller.

Head

3

Wings

Draw two identical circles on the top.

Wings

Draw two smaller ones at the bottom. The circles must be in touch with each other and the body.

Wings

4

Antennae

Erase the lines of circles’ intersection. The result is the smooth and the symmetrical wings. Don’t forget to draw the slightly twisted antennae.

Antennae

5

Patterns

They can be different – from simple geometrical figures for the smallest ones to complex thin bends and weaves.

Patterns

Divide the body into chest and belly.

Patterns

We are drawing the simplest patterns.

Patterns

6

Enhancing

We can slightly “complicate” our drawing. Draw the body and the upper part of the wings.

Enhancing

Mark the contours and the drawing is ready.

Enhancing



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