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How to Draw a Moth

Try this step by step Luna tutorial when learning how to draw a moth. It’s beautiful shape and coloring make it very different from many other moths.

A few fun facts about a Luna moth. It eats constantly as a caterpillar, but does not have a mouth or digestive system as it only lives for about a week after leaving the cocoon. No wonder they are so hard to come across.


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Time needed: 1 hour.

Draw a Moth

  1. Make guidelines. Start the center body.

  2. Start the top wings.

  3. Finish the top wings.

  4. Start the bottom wings.

  5. Finish the bottom wings.

  6. Add center body detail and antennae.

  7. Draw the edge lines.

  8. Finish with lots of radial lines.

  9. Trace with a marker and color with crayons.

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