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How to Draw Cartoon Bugs

Learn how to draw cartoon bugs with an easy step by step tutorial, and then repeat them in different sizes for a fun summer drawing.

Cartoon Bug Drawing

Bugs don’t always have to be “creepy crawlies”. When you draw them, you can make them as cute as can be! Bugs are a necessary part of our planet and deserve to be displayed as such. This cartoon drawing tutorial shows another way that we can view our multi-legged friends.

Here are two little tips for today’s cartoon bug drawing.

One, is that it’s very easy to make your drawing have a little perspective, simply by altering the sizes of similar things. After you have drawn one bug, try making some bigger and some smaller, possibly at different angles too.

Two, your grass line doesn’t always have to be a straight line. Some yards are hilly, and go up and down, so why not try that simple change once in awhile? Sometimes it’s the little details that make a drawing extra charming.

Preview of the step by step Cartoon Bug tutorial
Cartoon Bugs Coloring Page


Simple Bugs drawn with Sharpie Brush markers on mini canvas.


Time needed: 1 hour and 45 minutes.

How to Draw a Cartoon Bug

  1. Draw two eyes.

  2. Add an antennae and body below.

  3. Draw a pair of wings.

  4. Draw a smaller bug above.

  5. Add an even smaller bug.

  6. Add a wavy grass line.

  7. Draw flowers in the grass.

  8. Add clouds and a sun.

  9. Trace with a marker and color.

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