How to Draw a Realistic Bat

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Realistic Bat in 8 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.

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How to Draw a Realistic Bat - Step-by-Step Tutorial

Step 1: Begin with the over-size ears, making sure to include the details inside the ears.

Step 2: Next draw in the rounded triangular shape of the head under the ears and the furry scruff around the head and ears.

Step 3: Then you'll draw the face with an upturned nose, mouth and eyes; making sure to include lines between the eyes for wrinkles.

Step 4: Next draw the fangs and the circle inside the eyes.

Step 5: Then draw more detail in the fur around the head and add in the legs below and the arms above the fur around the head.

Step 6: Next draw in the skeletal supports for the wings and tail, making four for each wing and three for the tail.

Step 7: Then draw in the connecting line for the wings, connecting each of the claw tips.

How to Draw a Realistic Bat - Step-by-Step Tutorial

How to Draw a Realistic Bat – Step-by-Step Tutorial