How to Draw a Simple Butterfly – Printable Tutorial

Ever wondered how to draw a butterfly? This butterfly drawing tutorial breaks it down to simple steps. It’s perfect for beginners and kids! In a matter of minutes, you and your family will be able to draw a simple butterfly. Yay!

Print and download this 3-page easy how to draw a butterfly tutorial, grab a pencil and a piece of paper, and let’s get started!

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Let’s draw a butterfly!

Drawing a Butterfly

Whether you want to learn how to draw a monarch butterfly or just want to learn how to draw a cartoon butterfly, you’re in the right place. The fun think about drawing butterflies is that you can color them any way you like!

When you add an art activity to your kid’s day, you’re helping them develop a healthy habit that will increase their imagination, enhance their fine motor and coordination skills, and most importantly, develop a healthy way of displaying their emotions.

Those are just some of the reasons why learning how to draw a butterfly for kids is so important!

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Let’s follow the steps to make our own butterfly drawing!

Simple Butterfly Drawing Supplies

Let’s learn how to draw a cartoon butterfly! All you need is a pencil, an eraser, a piece of paper, and your favorite crayons or colored pencils to color it afterwards.

How to Draw a Butterfly

Print our step by step tutorial and follow these simple instructions:

  1. Let’s start with the wings.

    First, draw a circle.

  2. Add a cone to make a drop-like shape, and erase extra lines.

  3. Draw a smaller circle on the bottom part.

  4. Repeat step 2.

  5. Draw another set of “drops”, but this time face the other way.

  6. Draw a long oval in the middle, between the circles.

  7. Let’s draw the head by drawing a small circle on the top of the oval.

  8. Add a cute face and antennae and you’re done!

If you wish, you can decorate the wings to make it look like a monarch butterfly, or add fun patterns too. Get creative!

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Simple butterfly drawing steps!

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How did your butterfly drawing turn out?

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