Drawing and crafts

Insect drawing

How to draw a butterfly on a flower tutorial

How to draw a butterfly on a flower. When a butterfly lands somewhere and sits for a while, it either folds the wings like a closed book, or spreads them out completely, or waves them up and down. I must say that the third option is the most natural and spectacular. That’s exactly the kind

How to draw a death’s head hawk moth tutorial

This is a lesson from the series “How to draw butterflies and moths”. Let`s learn  how to draw a death‘s head hawk moth. Deadhead hawk moth always enjoyed grim fame and was much more popular than other fellow hawk moths. I myself had read Edgar Poe’s Sphinx as a child  and I drew butterflies with

How to draw a sacred scarab beetle

Let`s learn how to draw a sacred scarab beetle. The one whom the ancient Egyptians deified. They considered him to be the embodiment of the dying and resurrecting sun god. Such a non-simple beetle. Today he does not cause us such awe, but he has the typical appearance of a beetle and, by his example,

How to draw a May Bug(cockchafer) tutorial

Let`s learn how to draw a may bug. Have you ever seen a may bug? In my childhood in may these beetles were flying in flocks and  eating very hard the foliage from trees. But years have passed and now  in spring I meet one or two of them. Let us learn how to draw

How to draw a Damselfly tutorial

Let`s learn how to draw a Damselfly. As you can see, this insect is very similar to a dragonfly. The fact that they are relatives (Odonata). Dragonflies belong to anisoptera, damselflies are zygoptera. But enough of the scientific terms, let’s draw. Draw body, it is much thinner and slimmer than dragonflies. The eyes are huge