In this step by step tutorial we will be showing you how to draw a spider. This one isn’t scary at all (nor the spider or the tutorial) and you’ll master it in no time.
Love this one? We’ve got plenty more easy drawing tutorials ready for you.
These creepy crawlers are fun to draw all year round, but they “peak” during Halloween – if you want to draw more Halloween characters, also check our how to draw a bat or how to draw a pumpkin tutorial, so the spider won’t be lonely.
You can make this one either cute, or scary – draw the fans or scratch them off completely and rather draw one big happy grin. Make a pair of eyes or the scary looking set of 8 – either way it’s a pretty simple tutorial to follow.
How to Draw a Spider Tutorial
What you need:
- pencil or marker
- our printable spider drawing guide
- coloring supplies (optional)
Step by Step Spider Drawing Instructions
Start by drawing a big circle for the spider body. The circle doesn’t have to be perfect – in fact oval shape will work out great just as well.
Draw a “wide U” shape under the circle. This will make the spider’s head.
A set of eyes and fangs if you are going for the scary spider.
Next come the legs. Draw the first pair.
Then the second.
And repeat on the other side.
If you want your spider hanging from the web, also draw a straight line from it’s “but”.
All done! You’ve learned how to draw a spider.
Color your spider. This step is completely optional but makes all the difference.
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