Learn how to draw a Cricket

Let`s learn how to draw a cricket.

I’ve never seen live crickets. But Jiminy Cricket, who taught Pinocchio how to live and the cricket that sat on the nose of Uncle Charlie are my favorite characters.So I will learn how to draw a cricket with a lot of love.

House Cricket drawing

Hey, it is…the cockroach! But no, the legs are rather like a grasshopper. And the insect, is as thick as mole cricket.

Okay, begin drawing. I want to say – begin with pencil sketching:

Cricket pencil outline

Our plan is good and we start the Cricket drawing wings and thorax:

Cricket step by step

Add cricket`s head:

Phased cricket drawing

Now hind legsvery muscular and large:

Cricket drawing step by step

The other four legs are much shorter and thinner:

House Cricket drawing

What else is missing? Draw a long antenna,plump belly and what is that? Ho!This is an Ovipositor.This cricket is a female. Cricket Drawing 13

Well, we now know how to draw a house cricket ,but the second lessonhow to draw a field cricket it looks quite another:

Field Cricket drawing

Field Cricket drawing step by step

Click the images to enlarge and draw one by one:

Cricket sketch Field Cricket step by step Field Cricket вкфцштп
And here’s a picture. This cricket by the end of the abdomen has cerci, however no ovipositor ,then it is a male.  field Cricket drawing 49

Now we have learned how to draw any cricket – house and field and male and female. And, besides, admire some drawings of crickets: Cricket silhouette

This was an article from the series “How to learn to draw insects.”

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