Today, let’s try Butterfly Drawing! In this post you will find step by step instructions for creating an Easy Butterfly drawing in just 6 steps. This fun lesson was scanned from a vintage children’s book in my collection. At the bottom of the post you will find a printable practice worksheet that you can print out, with some blank space included, so that you can practice right on the page. Practice drawing these and then create swarm of butterflies if you like! You can print out as many of the worksheets as you want to share with your Family, Sunday School Class, Classroom, Creative friends meet up, Senior Center and more. Now let’s get drawing! For Non Commercial Use.
How to Draw a Butterfly Step by Step
Kids or grown ups alike can follow these simple steps with this Butterfly Drawing guide! I would recommend creating your drawing with a pencil, as you can erase if you have any mistakes. But you can always draw over it with an ink Pen or marker when you are done, to define it some more. You might find our Drawing Supplies for Beginners Post HERE useful. Have fun creating some of these beautiful insects!
Butterfly Drawing Step 1
Step 1: First, let’s draw the body of the butterfly. Draw an oblong that resembles a worm’s body. Then, add the antenna by putting two curved lines on the head part.
Step 2: Next, add the top part by drawing triangular-shaped wings on both sides.
Step 3: Now, sketch the bottom wing by adding two petal-liked shaped ovals and connecting the ends on the butterfly’s body
Step 4: Add butterfly markings by drawing several wavy lines on the wings.
Step 5: Make the butterfly more unique by adding more shapes. You can get creative with this part and add the shapes and lines that you like!
Step 6:Finish your butterfly by adding more details on its wings.
The only thing left to do now is to color in your delicate insect! Go grab your markers, Crayola crayons, oil pastels or color pencils, or whatever you have on hand, and finish your artwork masterpiece! This one is colored in with brown and yellow wings, but you can let your creativity go wild and use whatever colors you like. You get to decide!
How to Draw Butterflies Worksheet
Don’t forget to download the free practice sheet above so that you can print it out and hone your skills! There is plenty of space at the bottom of the sheet so that you can practice right on it. Great for Kids or Adults. I hope you enjoyed these easy steps and that you had fun with this Easy Drawing tutorial.
Here are a few other easy Drawing Tutorials that you might like as well:
All of the lessons above also include the free Printable Practice sheets that were included with this one.
You might also like our post all about coloring with Colored Pencils HERE.