How to Draw a Realistic Spider

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Realistic Spider in 5 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.

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

Step 1: Let's draw the head first. Draw a square with rounded corners and draw a line across it. Now draw another fuzzy rounded square around it.

Step 2: On the left of the head, draw a hazelnut-like shape for the body and draw two tiny looped lines behind it like a cross. Add detail by drawing curvedlines at the back of the body.

Step 3: Next we draw the right feet. The feet are small rectangular parts connected togeter and curved. Connect four together on each leg and make the last one a triangle with rounded end. Start by drawing one right next to the body and then four others next to it till the top of the head. Five legs in total. Draw tiny fuzzy lines around both sides of legs for hair. Spiders have hairy legs.

Step 4: Draw the left legs on the other side of the head the same way as the right legs. Make them angled to look real.

Step 5: Now we draw the fangs which are two hook-like triangles at the top of the head, between the legs.

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

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