how to draw ants

How to Draw Ants

Step 1.

Firstly before you want to draw an ant, maybe it would be a helpful extra, if you know, what's about his anatomy. The first four page will be about the ant anatomy for the beginning.

Step 2.

After his outfit, now you can see him inside anatomy. Now most important, when you draw them, just for the interest.

Step 3.

Here you can see his head anatomy, you can see the details. Well, it's not important if you draw them as little ones on your picture, but if you want to draw them in bigger size, it could be helpful.

Step 4.

And now, here are the fly in the upper view so you can see some details well.

Step 5.

Firstly, here some tip for the ant head drawing. Some of them cute, some of them really scary in bigger size. Now that your choice which one, what you would like to draw.

Step 6.

And now, just your choice, that wich one, what you would like to draw, here some tip and type for the ant drawing. Can you believe how many forms, what they have got?

Step 7.

As ants are live in colony they have some different in their bodies, they aren't seems like each other. It's depend from their caste in the colony.

Step 8.

And here the extra page, about the ant's life, you can see well where they start, how they envolve in their life.

Step 9.

And now, for the last extra page, here their home, the Ant Hill. You can see well on the picture where are the parts of the hill. It's maybe not important, but if you want to draw from their life, it could be really helpful too.

Step 10.

Let's start the "How to draw Ant" part! Now, start to draw the base lines. This is helpful, that you can draw the base form of the body.

Step 11.

For the first part, draw the base form of his head!

Step 12.

They have little eyes on their head, draw the base form of them.

Step 13.

As the next step, draw his little "mouth" on the picture and finish with some little line his head too.

Step 14.

Draw the base form of the antennas.

Step 15.

Finish with little lines and details the antennas, this is the last step in the ant's head drawing.

Step 16.

The next bigger step is, draw the base form of the "thorax".

Step 17.

With some line you can draw some details for the thorax part, and this will be the finishing piece in this part of the drawing.

Step 18.

And now, draw the next bigger part, the "abdomen" base form.

Step 19.

With some little or bigger details, you can finish the adbomen part of his body.

Step 20.

And now, here we are, the legs. It's seems like difficult to draw, but you don't need to draw them well, if you don't want to be in perfect ant anatomy :)

Step 21.

And now for the finishing of the legs part, draw the lines, what are separate the leg's parts from eachother. It's just some little details, and you don't need to draw, if you want to draw a more simple ant.

Step 22.

For the last part of the drawing -it's not important, just for the interest- here some details for the environment, now your ant can enjoy his little life! :)

Step 23.

You are done! Now go, and color him, as you want. I really enjoy to draw this tutorial, I hope, you like it too. Great work, guys!

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Uploaded: July 28, 2012
Artist: NeekoNoir
Difficulty: Intermediate  Intermediate Skill Level
Steps: 23
Updated: July 28, 2012
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Artist comments

Welcome to the tutorial to ants. You can find a lot of tips about the ants drawing with a lot of interesting thing, information too. I had fun creating this lesson and be sure to show me how you did!