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How to Draw a Ladybug

Childhood finds interest in the minute details of the humdrum life. The bright red colored ladybug dotted with tiny black spots could easily leave kids intrigued. Here are the instructions to help them replicate the creature on canvas.

Step 1

How to Draw a Ladybug Step 1

How to Draw a Ladybug Step 1

Make an oval with your pencil. Divide it into two halves by a straight line drawn vertically. This makes the body covered with a pair of wings.

Step 2

How to Draw a Ladybug Step 2

How to Draw a Ladybug Step 2

For the head, draw an arc on top of the oval.

Step 3

How to Draw a Ladybug Step 3

How to Draw a Ladybug Step 3

Make a pair of antennae come out of the forehead.

Step 4

How to Draw a Ladybug Step 4

How to Draw a Ladybug Step 4

Sketch a triplet of circles on the wings. The bottom most one should not be a complete circle, just an arc.

Step 5

How to Draw a Ladybug Step 5

How to Draw a Ladybug Step 5

Draw the first couple of legs on either side. Note that they have a fold in the middle.

Step 6

How to Draw a Ladybug Step 6

How to Draw a Ladybug Step 6

Similarly, give shape to the next pair of slender legs. They open up more than the first pair.

Step 7

How to Draw a Ladybug Step 7

How to Draw a Ladybug Step 7

The tip of the last pair of legs point downwards, unlike the previous sets.

Step 8

How to Draw a Ladybug Step 8

How to Draw a Ladybug Step 8

Your sketch is now complete. Pick up your color pencils and splash on a bright red for the wings. All other parts look sharp in a deep black shade.

How to Draw a Ladybug Step by Step

How to Draw a Ladybug Step by Step

Add a feather to your cap by sketching this attractive creature to perfection. The steps are simple and allow you to hone your basic drawing skills.


Published by on November 16th 2015. Filed under Drawing

 

One response to “How to Draw a Ladybug”

  1. Sam says:

    That’s cool!

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