How to draw a
Follow our cartoon key to construct
you're making a realistic drawing, try to keep things the right size. This
body size will make a VERY big butterfly, so first think about your drawing.
Is it a scene? A close-up of a butterfly? If you want to let your creativity
flow and wing it (a butterfly joke) go ahead; there really are no rules
is pretty easy, don't you think? Sort of like a snowman with antennas.
won't see a butterfly's legs unless it's sitting on something (like a leaf).
But here they are in case that's what you're drawing.
wings are the most fun to draw because of their color and design. You can
make them realistic by having the design identical on both wings, or make
it wild with your own ideas of color and patterns.
Nicki, who's from Merced, California did this
sketch for us. She also did a colored one using oil crayons to blend some
crazy colors. You can use our color ideas or make up your own. (Nicki wanted
you to know that she's 10 years old, and wants to be a entomologist when
she grows up. We had to look that one up in the dictionary! An entomologist
is someone who specializes in studying insects).
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