How to Draw a Blue Butterfly

No garden is ever complete without gorgeous butterflies fluttering from flower to flower, so let’s celebrate these wonderful creatures by creating a stunning blue variety!


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Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

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Start by taking a black pen, and drawing a small “splodge” in the center of your page.


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From the bottom of this, bring a diamond shape down, making the bottom flat. Fill this shape in with the black pen.


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Next, add a long, thin point to the bottom of the shape…


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And then bring up two curly lines, ending in dots at the top, from the top of the body.


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Add a wing on either side…


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And make the top of this slightly thicker on the right wing. Add a thicker line to the right side.


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Now, use a blue pen to fill the wings with patterns and shapes.


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Add another two wings to the bottom of the top ones using the black pen…


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And grab the blue pen for a variety of shapes and patterns.


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Use your blue pen to fill in the shapes you have created.


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Then, use the black pen to go over the outside of the patterns.


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Finally, use the black pen to add small dots all over the inner section and pattern of your butterfly.


And there we have it – a stunning blue butterfly just waiting for another exciting adventure!

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