How to Draw a Snail
If you want to learn how to draw a snail, then you have come to the right place! In this step-by-step drawing tutorial, you will learn how to create a gorgeous drawing of a cute snail!
Welcome to the step-by-step drawing tutorial, in which you will learn how to draw a snail!
Snails are slow-moving mollusks that are known for their spiral shells and crawling mode of locomotion. Snails are found on all continents and live both on land and in water.
Snails come in a variety of sizes and body shapes, from small snails a few millimeters in size to large species that can be several tens of centimeters long.
Snails feed on vegetation and can be beneficial to horticulture as they can help control plant pests.
In addition, snails can be valuable objects for scientific study and aesthetic appreciation, as they have beautifully developed shells with unique and colorful patterns. All of this makes snails interesting creatures to explore and enjoy in their natural beauty!
Time needed: 20 minutes.
How to Draw a Snail
- Outlining the shell.
Begin drawing your snail by forming the shell. The shell should be rounded on top, elongated on the left side, and simply curved on the bottom.
- Add the spiral.
Draw the spiral line inside the snail’s shell.
- Draw the body.
Now under the shell you need to draw the elongated body of the snail.
- Depict the face.
Draw the face of the cartoon snail by adding two small eyes and the curved smiling mouth.
- Draw the ocular tentacles.
Draw the ocular tentacles of your snail at the top of the head.
- Color your snail.
Finally, color the artwork of the snail using crayons, colored pencils or watercolor paints.
We hope this guide on how to draw a snail will help children and beginners in drawing. You can check out other step-by-step drawing tutorials.
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