How to Draw a Crab Head

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Crab Head in 7 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.

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How to Draw a Crab Head - Step-by-Step Tutorial

Step 1: First, draw the left eye with a circle. Add a curved line inside and fill it in halfway with black.

Step 2: Next, draw the right eye with another circle. Fill it in halfway with black again.

Step 3: Draw the crab's shell with a horizontal squiggly line traveling across its eyes.

Step 4: Next, draw the left antennae with a squiggly line reaching downward from the left eye.

Step 5: Draw the right antennae with a squiggly line reaching downward from the inside of the right eye.

Step 6: Draw the left part of the mouth with a curved triangle. Add a semi-circle to the end.

Step 7: Draw the right mouth part with another curved triangle. Add a semi-circle to the end and curved, diagonal lines for detail.

Step 8: Your crab is now done! Color it with gray or blue.

How to Draw a Crab Head - Step-by-Step Tutorial

How to Draw a Crab Head – Step-by-Step Tutorial