Butterfly Drawing Easy

Now it’s time to draw a butterfly’s body. Start by drawing the central part – thorax. Note that forewings and hindwings are attached to the thorax, so draw the thorax right in the middle where all wings come together. Then add a small circle on the top – the head – and the abdomen below the thorax.

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Copy the simple butterfly drawings on this page with your favorite pencil. Doing this simple little task contributes to your improvement as an artist.

You might say butterflies are more beautiful in color but it's better to learn the basics first and dabble with color sometime later.

It is important to focus on one thing at a time when you learn to draw and a good old pencil is the best medium for you to use. Can you imagine trying to erase color pencil if you make a mistake?

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It's a good idea to visualize how you can achieve a similar outcome on paper before you start copying these easy drawings of butterflies. We forget that our minds are powerful but I believe visualizing helps us tremendously (somehow). Freaky, I know, but it's true!

Look at the simple lines and have a go at copying the outline first, before you try to draw a butterfly complete with all kinds of pencil effects.


Don't give up on your initial drawing attempts with the outline, keep copying, you'll get it right. That's all I did, I kept copying until I was happy with my drawing.

If you struggle to draw both sides equally, it may help to read some tips about symmetrical drawings.

Butterfly Facts

As usual, before you go further into doing a butterfly drawing, it's advantageous to learn a little bit about this subject.

A butterfly is one of the most beautiful of all insects.

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We are charmed by their gorgeous colors and very delicate wings.

You can find butterflies almost anywhere in the world.

A butterfly begins its life as a tiny egg and it hatches into a caterpillar.

The caterpillar sheds and grows a new skin several times.

When it reaches its full size, it forms a protective shell.

Inside this shell, an amazing transformation occurs - the caterpillar becomes a lovely butterfly!

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The shell breaks open and the butterfly comes out to find a mate and to produce another generation of butterflies.

Butterflies mainly feed on the nectar of flowers and don't do any harm.

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Most adult butterflies live only a week or two, but some species may live up to eighteen months.

The butterfly also plays a part in religious beliefs...

The ancient Greeks believed that the soul left the body after death in the form of a butterfly.

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I believe that little snippet to be true! It makes me feel better about continuing with everyday life and that's all that really matters.