How to Draw a Mist Frog

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

The images above represent how your finished drawing is going to look and the steps involved.

Below are the individual steps - you can click on each one for a High Resolution printable PDF version.

At the bottom you can read some interesting facts about the Mist Frog.

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How to Draw a Mist Frog - Step-by-Step Tutorial

Step 1: Draw the head, with two wide, staring eyes, and an extra line at the bottom for the mouth

Step 2: Draw two front legs, bent forward, each with four toes spread out

Step 3: Draw two lines to create the body

Step 4: Draw your first hind leg, bent forward, with four toes

Step 5: Repeat for the other side's hind leg

Step 6: Speckle dots along the back for realism

Interesting Facts about the Mist Frog

This inch and a half-long species of frog is indigenous to the area of Queensland, Australia. While most frogs are quite bulbous in shape, these frogs are quite a bit more slender, with long limbs and webbed hands and feet. Their coloring is brownish, with a darker streak that runs between their eyes and down their backs, fading in color as it gets further toward its backside. Their eyes are very large, taking up as much as half of each side of the frog’s face, and their noses are very angular. They like to live near fast-flowing streams, with males preferring to reside between rocks by the river beds.

Did you know?

  • This species will mate throughout the entire year, with the most common mating months being between November and April.
  • Males will make a long “wreek”-like call to attract females, usually from their places between rocks or amidst hanging vegetation.
  • They are a species of tree frog.
  • Up to sixty-three eggs can be laid at one time, usually beneath rocks to help prevent the eggs from being washed away by the force of their favorite streams.
  • Tadpoles of this species have specialized mouths that help them to keep from getting washed too far down stream.

In areas 1,500 feet above sea level, the population of the mist frog has decreased greatly. They are classed as an endangered species, with the first instance of population disappearance happening in the year 1989. They are protected by the government to help try and protect what population still remains.

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