Learn how to draw a realistic roly-poly pill bug! This lesson is a little more advanced and may be challenging for younger artists. Remember, to practice and have fun! Art Supplies This is a list of the supplies we used, but feel free to use whatever you have in your home or classroom. Sharpie (or […]
How To Draw An Egyptian Scarab Beetle
Grab those markers and colored pencils! Today, we’re learning how to draw an Egyptian scarab beetle. When you’re finished following along with us, be sure to add your own details and decorations too. You could also draw a super cool Egyptian background. We hope you have fun following along with us, and remember to practice […]
How To Draw A Black Widow Spider
Learn how to draw a black widow spider! These things are really scary in person! So, we thought it would be fun to draw them on the first day of October! Make your spiders scarier by drawing a background. You could even draw a thousand baby spiders crawling around her. Art Supplies marker paper colored pencils […]
How To Draw A Dragonfly And Frog
We’re back! We had a fun family vacation, but we missed drawing with you! You can replay our live stream from yesterday, and follow along with us. We’re learning how to draw a dragonfly and frog. Art Supplies marker paper colored pencils blue purple green yellow *Learn more about the specific art supplies we used in this […]
How To Draw A Cartoon Ladybug
Learn how to draw a cartoon ladybug. These little guys are also called ladybirds. We hope you have paper and something to draw with and that you’re going to follow along with us. This lesson is meant for younger artists, but every age will have fun with this one. Check out our other insects and […]
How To Draw A Caterpillar
We always hope you’re going to follow along with us so we can draw together. Art is always more fun with friends! Today, we’re drawing a caterpillar, a realistic caterpillar. Art Supplies marker paper colored pencils green dark green orange *Learn more about the specific art supplies we used in this lesson. Lesson Length 10-15 […]
How To Draw A Realistic Scorpion
Follow along with us and learn how to draw a scorpion. We show you a super simple and fun way to draw this realistic crawler! Art Supplies marker paper colored pencils yellow red orange brown black *Learn more about the specific art supplies we used in this lesson. Lesson Length 10-15 minutes
How To Draw A Realistic Bee
It’s Monday, and it’s time for another week of art! Today we’re learning how to draw a realistic bee. Grab those markers and follow along with us. We hope you’re also going to follow along when we color our bees. Adding color, texture, and shading is what really makes your drawing come to life. Remember […]
How To Draw A Praying Mantis
Learn how to draw a praying mantis, just for kids! If you’d like to check out our other bugs we’ve drawn, visit our insects tag page. In this lesson, we use yellow and green to add highlighting and shading. And just for fun, here’s additional information about praying mantis on Wikipedia.
How To Fold An Origami Dragonfly
Yay, another origami project! Learn how to fold an origami dragonfly. For this project you’ll need a square piece of paper and scissors. We’ll be using the scissors to create four wings out of the folded two. This project may be a little challenging for the younger artist to do on their own, but that […]
How To Draw A Cartoon Butterfly
Happy Monday art friends! We love you all! Today we’re drawing a cute cartoon butterfly for my cousin Peyton. Be sure to stay until the end of the video, we show off all of the amazing art you sent us.
How To Draw A Giraffe Weevil
These are the oddest bugs on the planet, but they sure are fun to draw! Learn how to draw a giraffe weevil with us! Also, let me know what bug we should draw next!
How To Draw A Goliath Beetle – Construction Paper Cutout
How To Sketch A Beetle – ADVANCED
How To Fold An Origami Grasshopper
Today we’re going to show you how to fold an origami grasshopper! So, all you’ll need is origami paper. If you don’t have origami paper a square piece of paper will work just fine. If we go too fast just pause the video! Oh and if we go too slow did you know you can […]
How To Draw An Ant
Learn how to draw an ant, a realistic ant! In this lesson we use Sharpies and oil pastels. Use two sheets of paper when using Sharpies or markers. They tend to soak through one paper and onto the table. If you use two sheets, it’ll prevent the marker from getting to the table. Also, check out […]
How To Draw An Ant For Young Artists
How to draw an ant for young artists! In this lesson, with Austin, I tried to keep it simple and just work on two fundamentals. We practiced drawing circles and mixed two primary colors (blue and yellow) to make one secondary color (green). Oil pastels work great for mixing, but you could also use paint. […]
How To Fold An Origami Spider!
Grab a sheet of printer paper. Today we’re going to show you how to fold an origami spider! Not just any spider, this has got to be the coolest origami spider ever. There are a lot of steps to this art activity, but we go through each step slow so that even our young art friends […]
How To Color A Butterfly With Watercolor Pencils
Today we’re showing off how to color a butterfly with watercolor pencils! If you haven’t watched how to draw a butterfly on a flower, yet…be sure to watch that first. In this lesson we used watercolor pencils and made copies of our original drawing. Many new printers have also have a scanner that allows you to […]
How To Draw A Daddy Long Legs
Follow along and learn how to draw a daddy long legs! Well this one is for our super young art friends (5 and under). Austin is three and he’s helping me out today. This is a great activity to do with your little artists, or just have them watch the video and follow along. This is also […]
How To Draw A Stag Beetle
We’re learning how to draw a stag beetle, for our next insect! These guys are wicked cool, they seem like they’re aliens from another planet…don’t they? My favorite part is their giant pinchers. One of the reasons I like drawing insects and think they are a great drawing exercise for kids, is that they are […]
How To Draw A Butterfly On A Flower
Hads is my special guest today, and we’re learning how to draw a butterfly on a flower! This is another fun and simple drawing activity you can do with young artists 5 and under…though older artists may enjoy it too 🙂 We love drawing insects, we’re going to be drawing them all week. Check our […]
How To Paint A Ladybug
This episode is perfect for super young artists! They can easily learn how to paint a ladybug. Plus, this is a perfect way to work on making a circle. We’ve got a couple other fun ladybug activities. Ladybug Art Activities How to draw a ladybug How to fold a ladybug Insect symmetry worksheets Watch How To Paint […]
How To Fold A Butterfly
How to fold a butterfly! My kids love folding things out of paper. This activity we did together just because it ended up being a little difficult for Hads, but we’re going to keep practicing. We still had a lot of fun folding our butterfly together. And really for any art activity that ends up being too […]
How To Draw A Bee
Bees are not exactly a family favorite around here. Last summer, Chuckers went to check the mailbox and on his way back to the house a bee stung him right on the side of the neck. He came running into the house yelling, “I got stung! I got stung!” Mom and Hads came to the […]
Oil Pastel Art Project – Monarch Butterfly
Fun and free how to use oil pastels for kids! This oil pastel art project is of a Monarch Butterfly. Download the free print and follow along!
10 Free Coloring Pages – Bug Symmetry
Fun symmetry art activity for kids! Download these 10 free coloring pages and let your kids at it.
How To Draw A Scorpion
Really simple instructions on how to draw a scorpion for kids. Watch the short video, and download the free printable instructions.
How To Draw A Ladybug
Simple step by step instructions on how to draw a ladybug, perfect for really young artists. Watch the video and download the free steps.
How To Draw A Spider
Simple step by step instructions on how to draw a spider. Watch the short video, and download the free instructions.