How to Draw a Realistic Crab

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Realistic Crab in 8 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.

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

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

Step 1: Start with the jagged half square crown of the head.

Step 2: Then you'll draw in the eye stalks and the pattern for the chest part, making them shaped similarly to a rectangular shield.

Step 3: Next draw the rest of the chest, making a few rounded parts on both sides.

Step 4: Then you'll draw in the left side arm and claw, making the arm segmented.

Step 5: Next draw in the other segmented arm and claw on the opposite side.

Step 6: Then draw the first set of legs just below the arms and claws, making them segmented.

Step 7: Then you'll need to draw the next set of segmented legs.

Step 8: Lastly, draw the final set of segmented legs.

Step 9: You finished your Crab! Congrats!

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

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