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Uploaded: February 11, 2014
Artist: Dawn
Difficulty: Intermediate  Intermediate Skill Level
Steps: 13
Updated: February 11, 2014
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I don't know how many people are going to enjoy this lesson, but I thought I would make it nonetheless. Here is "how to draw a scorpion tattoo", step by step. I have done a few scorpion tattoos in the past but with this one the legs, body and head are all a little different as far as style and how it's laid out. This is also a very cool tattoo design to get on your shoulder, thigh, back, chest or even hand. Either way, I know you will have a blast with drawing a scorpion tattoo in the format of being a tribal design. See ya folks, I will return with two more lessons for you all.

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How to Draw a Scorpion Tattoo

how to draw a scorpion tattoo step 1

STEP 1.

Make a oblong shape for the body, then draw the tail end of the tail.
 
how to draw a scorpion tattoo step 2

STEP 2.

Now, starting at the front of the shape you just made, begin sketching out the head. Make sure the points are added as well.
 
how to draw a scorpion tattoo step 3

STEP 3.

Draw another layer of the scorpion's body like so, then move to step four.
 
how to draw a scorpion tattoo step 4

STEP 4.

You will now add more of the tribal like pattern to add more of the body development.
 
how to draw a scorpion tattoo step 5

STEP 5.

When this step is done your body for the scorpion should look like a clustered, pointed cocoon. Add detailing along the sides, then proceed to step six where you will begin the tail.
 
how to draw a scorpion tattoo step 6

STEP 6.

Sketch out the ruff, ridged sides of the tail like so, then draw a indent line down the center of the tail like so.
 
how to draw a scorpion tattoo step 7

STEP 7.

Continue to add layers until you get to the end. Once you have finished drawing the tail, you will need to add a spear like tip which is not attached. This is the tribal like aspect of the drawing.
 
how to draw a scorpion tattoo step 8

STEP 8.

Okay, now draw the arms or claws which are very jagged, pointed and full of angles.
 
how to draw a scorpion tattoo step 9

STEP 9.

Begin drawing the scorpion's legs. As you can see they are more like hook shaped legs then long straight legs.
 
how to draw a scorpion tattoo step 10

STEP 10.

Draw in the last two legs on the left side of the scorpion's body. The last two do not look the same as the ones you previously made.
 
how to draw a scorpion tattoo step 11

STEP 11.

You will repeat the same task on the right side of your scorpion like so, then continue on to the next and last step.
 
how to draw a scorpion tattoo step 12

STEP 12.

That's it, you are all done with this lesson once you draw the last two legs. After that, erase the mistakes and guides.
 
how to draw a scorpion tattoo step 13

STEP 13.

Here is the finished drawing once all is done. You can go ahead and color in your scorpion tattoo and tackle something new.