In this drawing lesson we’ll show you how to draw a Worm in 6 easy steps. This step by step lesson progressively builds upon each previous step until you get to the final rendering of a Worm. Simply follow along with each step, drawing the portion shown in red for each step. Then, in just a few minutes you’ll have a simple and easy earth worm drawing!
Before we begin the How To Draw a Worm drawing lesson, here are some fun facts about worms you might find interesting, especially for kids.
- Worms have no eyes but are sensitive to light, temperature, vibration and chemicals in the soil.
- There are over 6,000 known species of worms around the world, coming in many sizes and shapes.
- Worms breathe through their moist skin and do not have lungs. Oxygen and water are absorbed directly through their skin.
- Worms play an important role in soil health by aerating the dirt and ingesting decaying matter.
- Worm castings, or worm poop, are very nutritious for plants as they are full of nutrients from the soil that worms have ingested.
- Worms have a thick outer skin called a cuticle that protects their soft bodies as they move through soil and leaf litter.
- The scientific name for worms is annelida, meaning “little ring” which refers to their segmented bodies.
- Some worms like earthworms are hermaphrodites, meaning their bodies contain both male and female reproductive organs.
- Worms are found all over the world and thrive in most environments including soil, compost piles and underwater.
- Some worms like the bobbit worm can grow over 10 feet long, making them one of the largest known worm species.
How To Draw a Worm – Easy Step-by-Step Drawing Lesson
Step 1: Begin by drawing the tail of the worm.
Step 2: Draw the middle bulb segment.
Step 3: Now you can draw the rest of the worm.
Step 4: Draw the lines to show the smaller segments.
Step 5: Sketch more horizontal lines.
Step 6: Draw the last lines and you’re done!
Well Done! Now that you’ve completed How To Draw a Worm, considering adding some shading or coloring to make your slimy critter look realistic! Use the picture below as a guide to shade or color your worm drawing. Remember, worms come in many colors, so get creative!
You did it! Congratulations on drawing a Worm! 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 worm is with plenty of practice!
Are you looking for another bug or insect to draw? How about learning how to quickly and easily draw a Ladybug?! Take a look here for another quick and easy drawing tutorial: How to Draw a Ladybug.