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How to draw a bee with a pencil step-by-step tutorial.

Updated: Sep 18, 2022

Many people are afraid of insects that can stand up for themselves. But there are insects that, despite the ability to protect themselves, symbolize hard work and the ability to work in a team.

I'm talking about bees. The bee is an interesting object to draw. Let's dedicate this tutorial to drawing a bee with a pencil step-by-step.

How to draw a bee with a pencil step-by-step tutorial.

Step 1. Outline the body, head, and wings of the bee with basic shapes.

First, outline the axis of the middle of the drawing and draw three circles/ovals, the largest of which will become the bee's abdomen. Denote the legs, wings, and head.

How to draw a bee. Step 1. Outline the body, head, and wings of the bee with basic shapes.

Step 2. Detail out the parts of the bee body in our bee drawing.

Let's give volume to our bee drawing, detailing its legs, head, body, and antennae. Then, draw the wings, head, and belly of the bee in more detail.

How to draw a bee. Step 2. Detail out the parts of the bee body in our bee drawing.

Step 3. Draw out the hair on the body of the bee. Draw the bee's wings and antennae in more detail.


The bee, due to increased shagginess, gets dirty in pollen and further stains all the flowers on which it sits for nectar. Let's draw the "fur coat" of the bee with short dynamic strokes.

How to draw a bee. Step 3. Draw out the hair on the body of the bee. Draw the bee's wings and antennae in more detail.

Step 4. Hatching the bee's body, eyes, and wings.

With a soft pencil, add volume to the paws and body, and highlight the eyes. Let's show the shaded areas with a hard pencil.

In the last step of our bee drawing tutorial, we will show a part of the flower, on which the bee landed for nectar.

How to draw a bee. Step 4. Hatching the bee's body, eyes, and wings.


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