Learn how to draw a butterfly, easy even for beginners. Scroll down this drawing lesson to start with a collage and get started with the steps.
In this beautiful drawing lesson, you will learn how to draw a butterfly easy. Today we are going to draw a truly beautiful insect—a butterfly! In order to draw this drawing, you will need to spend a small amount of time, since all such drawings are basically symmetrical. You can also try drawing this insect in a cartoon style.
In painting, you can find a considerable number of paintings with butterflies because they are very beautiful insects with no less beautiful wings. You can look at examples of such wonderful artists as Vincent van Gogh “Butterflies”, Salvador Dalí “Landscape with Butterflies” and Antonio Pisanello “Portrait of Ginevra d’Este”
Enjoy drawing every day!
Time needed: 45 minutes
How to Draw a Butterfly Easy
- Draw the body of the butterfly.
In the first step, we draw the body of the butterfly. This part is similar to a caterpillar, as the butterfly is still without its wings.
- Draw the antennae.
Antennae for a butterfly are a very important organ, as with the help of them it can recognize smells and balance its body during flight.
- Shape the wings.
Now you need to draw what exactly the butterfly is known for. At this stage, the most important thing is to draw the wings symmetrically.
- Create the wing pattern.
You can make any shape of the wing pattern, as there are so many of them in nature. But it’s best to make them the same.
- The second part of the patterns.
So, the first part of the wing patterns is drawn, now draw the second part of the wing patterns.
- Tracing of the sketch.
Remove unnecessary contours and trace the butterfly drawing with a marker or ink.
- Let’s color our butterfly.
Here you have a huge selection of colors because in real life there are so many shades and colors of butterflies. You can make it plain or multicolored, it’s up to you to choose.
You drew a beautiful butterfly! We congratulate you on this. Share your work with friends.