How to Draw a Butterfly for Beginners

butterfly drawing


Hello dear artists! In today’s drawing lesson we will show you how to draw a butterfly. In general it will be very simple tutorial.

The most complicated part of this tutorial will be drawing of the patterns on the wings of a butterfly. So, let’s start this tutorial about how to draw a butterfly for beginners!

Step 1

At first draw a circle. Then draw an oval below the circle. Then below the oval draw another oval, slightly longer than first one.

how to draw a butterfly


Step 2

Continue to draw a butterfly. At this step draw three lines as guides for the wings. At first using long and curved lines draw top edges of the wings. Using horizontal lines draw middle edge of wings. And using two short and curved lines draw lower edges of the wings.

how to draw a butterfly step by step


Step 3

With wavy lines connect the line wings. Using wavy lines connect the lines of the wings. Draw antennae and move to the next step.

how to draw a butterfly with a pincil


Step 4

At this step of tutorial about a butterfly we will start to add patterns. At first draw large parts of the pattern, and then little parts.

how to draw a butterfly step by step


Step 5

Using the same method, as in previous step, draw patterns on the lower parts of wings.

drawing butterfly


Step 6

And at the last step of tutorial about how to draw wings we will add rest patterns to the wings. Using circles and ovals of different sizes draw patterns on sides of the wings.

butterfly drawing


It was drawing lesson about how to draw a butterfly for beginners. We hope this tutorial was interesting and informative for you. If you want to draw someting more complicated, visit our lessons about how to draw Wolverine and how to draw a samurai. Stay tuned and wait for new drawing lessons.

12 Responses

  1. Manvi

    Very very nice drawing.
    You are very best artist.
    I like you drawing.
    My like you drawing.

  2. Dianna Mataya

    Thank you very much. I learned a lot…

    • Vishruth

      It helped me so much with my school homework thank you so much for this drawing

  3. AleksaNotAlexa

    this was very hard to follow and mine looked terrible. 0 stars

  4. Michele

    Super easy to follow! Thank you for your help!

  5. Tyrone

    This Was really hard but in the end I figured it out and got it right

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