How to Draw A Butterfly (Video Tutorial)

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Fly with ease using this fun tutorial on how to draw a butterfly with this short video drawing lesson! All you have to do is grab a pencil, a piece of paper and an eraser and start reproducing this simple cartoon character that was created using simple basic shapes.

All elements of the character are made with simple patterns and lines. If you have trouble drawing the butterfly, don't hesitate to use the written version found on the bottom of this page.

As a small bonus, I invite you to watch the whole video to enjoy a little animated version of the cartoon character near the end. Sometimes it can be fun to see a live version of the character that was available in a drawing tutorial.

So take your time, relax and practice as much as needed and I am sure that you won't have trouble drawing this simple version of a butterfly.

Title: How to draw a butterfly - 2:25 minutes

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Illustrated version of this drawing lesson

If watching a video is not something you are comfortable with, you can always use the written (or illustrated) version below featuring the same tutorial. Each step is carefully reproduce and instructions are also visible (and easy to understand). 

I also encourage you to share your work on this site using the link available here. It's always fun to see what others are doing with this drawing lesson and online visitors can also learn a lot from your work.

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