How to Draw an Easy Caterpillar · Art Projects for Kids

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Learn how to draw an quick caterpillar that has added squishy searching sections. A small shading along the edges adds some added dimension.

Drawing of a Caterpillar

A caterpillar is the larva of a butterfly or moth which has a  segmented wormlike body and legs. Caterpillars may perhaps be hairy, have vibrant colors to scare away predators, or be colored to resemble their surroundings. In quick, there are several unique sorts so a drawing of 1 can appear several unique approaches.

Most young artists believe a caterpillar is finest drawn as a series of circles, but I located this technique functions even far better. Turns out if you begin by drawing the lines exactly where the sections connect, and then attach them with curves, you get a a lot more realistic appear. It’s an quick way to make them appear like a series of fat sections, and not some circles that are barely touching each and every other. Just be positive to make that very first line light, as it is just a guide to get began and does not want to be in the completed drawing.

How to Draw a Caterpillar
Preview of the step by step Caterpillar drawing tutorial

Supplies

  • How to Draw an Easy Caterpillar (click to open a PDF)
  • Drawing paper
  • Black marker
  • Crayons

DIRECTIONS

Time necessary: 50 minutes.

How to Draw an quick Caterpillar

  1. Draw the center spine (quite lightly).

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  2. Draw eight lines centered on the spine.

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  3. Connect the major ends with a curved line.

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  4. Connect the bottom ends with a curved line.

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  5. Erase the spine line and add the head.

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  6. Draw eyes and mouth.

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  7. Add spots, antennae, and lots of feet.

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  8. Trace with marker, colour with dark green.

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  9. Color the rest of the caterpillar.

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