How to Draw a Fly Head

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Fly Head in 6 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.

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

Step 1: First, draw a circle for the fly's head.

Step 2: Next, draw two arcs in the fly's head for the eyes.

Step 3: Draw a small circle at the top of the head for the oceli. Fill it with smaller circles for detail.

Step 4: Draw interconnected squiggly lines for the maxillary palps.

Step 5: Now, draw the proboscis. Add a square beaneath the head. Connect three vertical rectangles to the square. Connect an oval to the rectangles.

Step 6: Draw short lines all over the fly's head and proboscis for its hair.

Step 7: Your fly is now done! Add some black and red to color your fly.

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

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