How to Draw a Dragonfly Head

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

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

Step 1: First, draw an oval for the left compound eye. Fill the eye in but leave a small unfilled oval inside.

Step 2: Draw the right eye with another oval and fill it in as well. Leave another small unfilled oval inside.

Step 3: Connect a a short curved line with short vertical lines above for the dragonfly's head between the eyes.

Step 4: Draw the frons with a curved line beneath the eyes.

Step 5: Draw the pattern on the frons with a squiggly line and two squiggly ovals.

Step 6: Draw the mouth underneath the frons with a squiggly line and a semi-circle.

Step 7: Draw the antennae on each side with two upside down, narrow U shapes above the dragonfly's eyes.

Step 8: Your dragonfly's all done. Dragonflies are different kinds of colors. Color your dragonfly with your favorite colors!

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

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