In this drawing lesson we’ll show you how to draw a Lobster in 8 easy steps. This free step by step lesson progressively builds upon each previous step until you get to the final rendering of the Lobster.
This is a simple lesson designed for beginners and kids with real easy to follow steps. Feel free to print this page and use as a drawing tutorial.
Here are some fun facts about the Lobster you might find interesting.
- It is classified as a crustacean.
- There are generally three species of lobster. (American lobster, European lobster and Norway lobster)
- A female Lobster lays many thousands of eggs, usually once every two years.
- Lobsters are primarily scavengers.
- Lobsters have five pairs of appendages on the thorax.
How To Draw a Lobster – Simple Step-by-Step Process
Step 1: Draw the main portion of the body of the lobster.
Step 2: Draw the antennae of the Lobster.
Step 3: Add the rear body section close to the lobster’s tail.
Step 4: Add the first segment of the legs, closest to the lobster’s body.
Step 5: Add more to the tail section, add the beginning of the front claws.
Step 6: Finish drawing the lobster tail section and draw the outline of the claws.
Step 7: Add more detail to the tail section, then add the final touches to the legs.
Step 8: Finish the claws and add the eyes to complete this drawing of the Lobster.
Well Done, your completed drawing of a lobster should look similar to the picture below.
You can use the shaded drawing of a lobster below as a nice example to add shading of your own to give a realistic lobster look!
You did it! Congratulations on drawing a LOBSTER! Your first try may not have gone as smoothly as you had hoped, but I’m sure after another attempt or two you will see a big improvement. The best way to learn how to draw a lobster is with practice…practice…practice!
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