Learn to draw a spider by following the easy steps in this tutorial.
Method 1 of 4: Cartoon Spider
Step 1. Draw a small circle for the spider's head and a larger circle for the torso
Step 2. Draw two oblong ovals for the spider's pedipalps (jaws)
Step 3. Draw four zigzag lines on one side of the spider's torso
These will be the legs of the spider.
Step 4. Draw the same zigzag lines on the opposite side of the spider
Step 5. Draw two small circles for the spider's eyes
Step 6. Trace the body of the spider along the contour
Step 7. Draw the legs of the spider using zigzags as markings
Step 8. Make the spider furry by adding short small strokes on its head and torso
Paint over the spider's eyes.
Step 9. Erase unnecessary lines and color in the drawing
Method 2 of 4: Realistic Spider
Step 1. Draw an oval for the body of the spider
Add a rounded square for the head.
Step 2. Draw four curved lines extending from the spider's torso
Mark the legs of the spider with small circles and serifs so that later it will be easier to draw the legs in detail.
Step 3. Repeat the previous step for the opposite side of the spider
Step 4. Add the necessary details on the head and body of the spider
Draw the dope on the back of the spider's torso.
Step 5. Draw the legs of the spider, adding thickness to them, and also showing that they are divided into segments
Step 6. Do the same for the legs on the opposite side of the spider
Step 7. Draw the eyes of the spider using small circles and a pedipalp (jaw), adding protruding shapes on the head
Step 8. Erase unnecessary lines and add chaotic short strokes on the spider's abdomen
Step 9. Color in the drawing
Method 3 of 4: Tarantula
Step 1. Draw a semicircle for the spider's torso
Step 2. Draw a smaller semicircle for the head
Step 3. Draw two ovals for the head
This will be the mouth of the tarantula.
Step 4. Draw some ovals for the pedipalps (jaws) of the spider
Step 5. Draw the legs using a combination of straight and curved lines extending from the body of the spider
Step 6. Draw small ovals for the legs of the tarantula
Step 7. Outline the main parts of the tarantula
Step 8. Draw the eyes by adding eight points on the head
Add chaotic short strokes all over the body of the tarantula.