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How to Draw a Butterfly Easily!

Drawing a butterfly can be simple and fun, especially when you break it down into a step-by-step process. Here, Johnny shows you how to draw a butterfly easily:

Step 1: Draw an oval shape in the middle of your paper for the body of the butterfly.

Step 2: Above the oval, draw a small circle for the head.

Step 3: Draw a line horizontally through the middle of the body. This will be the guide for placing the wings.

Step 4: On the left side of the horizontal line, draw the top left (forewing) wing. It should start wide at the top and narrow towards the bottom, kind of like a kite shape. The top should be a bit rounded and the bottom should have a slight point.

Step 5: Repeat the same process on the right side of the horizontal line for the top right wing. Try to make it as symmetrical to the left wing as possible.

Step 6: For the bottom wings (hindwings), draw another kite shape below the top wings. These should be smaller than the top wings and slightly more angled.

Step 7: Repeat this step on the right side. Try to keep both bottom wings symmetrical.

Step 8: Now, add some patterns to your butterfly’s wings. These can be as simple as circles or stripes, or as complex as you’d like.

Step 9: Lastly, add two antennae to the top of the butterfly’s head. They should be thin and curve slightly outwards.

Step 10: Now, you can color your butterfly any way you want!

You did it!

The mythical Monarch Swallowtail Butterfly colors what she thinks a Monarch Butterfly looks like. Not bad, girl!

Remember, no two butterflies are exactly the same, so it doesn’t have to be perfect. Have fun with it and enjoy the process of creating something beautiful. Now go Plant More Milkweed!

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