In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Realistic Bee in 8 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.
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How to Draw a Realistic Bee - Step-by-Step Tutorial
Step 1: Begin with an oval for the head, making a small triangular shape for the mouth on the bottom.
Step 2: Next you'll draw in the large oval eyes and the short antenna pointing down.
Step 3: Then you'll draw the circular body with a bump on the top and also add lots of tiny lines for fur on the top and underneath side of the body.
Step 4: Next draw the pointed oval shape of the abdomen and a smaller circle between it and the first body section for the belly.
Step 5: Then you'll draw in the single set of triangular wings extending from the first section.
Step 6: Next draw the wide stripes across the abdomen and the vein-like pattern in the wings.
Step 7: Then draw the segmented hind legs with tiny hooks on the end for the feet.