How to Draw a Frog Eating a Fly

Frogs are smart, curious creatures with a wide range of talents – including capturing flies using their long, sticky tongues. To celebrate their skills, we have put together everything you need to know to draw your own frog enjoying a crunchy fly; let’s get started!


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Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

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Use black pen to draw a wavy line across the left of your page.


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Add a curved line to the right of this, and then a bump. Bring a curved line across from the right, and take this down and across to the left.


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Add another “bump” just behind the first one…


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And then add an oval shape inside the first bump for an eye. Add a smaller circle at the end of the curve for a nostril.


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Now, add a “crescent moon” shape to the left of this, and add a smaller circle inside with a small dot in the center for the eye. Add the top of an eye to the right side.


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Bring a curved line across from the right, taking this up towards the top right-hand corner of the page. Add another line below this, but make this slightly shorter.


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Continue this bottom line across slightly, and then bring it down and across. Add a curve connecting the top line to the bottom of the face.


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Use a black pen to fill in this section, and add a darker line to the bottom right.


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Bring a curved line across above the top black section to the curved lines. Continue this line beneath the curved lines, and take this across to the left, with another line below.


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Now add a foot to the bottom of this, with four sharp toes…


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Bring a curved line across to the right and add another foot.


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Bring the line up at the back to form the front leg…


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And then add a curved line to the left, and add a backward C shape to the end.


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Add another foot to the bottom of this, and bring the bottom line across to the left, up, and ten across to the right.


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Add another curve above the tummy…


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Connect this back leg to the line above with a curved line, and then add a curved, pointed shape to the back for another leg.


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Add three loops to the top of the front leg.


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Add a series of ovals and shapes to the back and body of the frog…


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And then add a small fly to the end of the tongue.


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Use a green pen to shade the spots on the frog, and all along the bottom of the body and the legs.


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Use a lighter green pen for the rest of the body at the back…


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And then a yellow-green pen for the tummy, the bottom of the jaw, and highlights on the main body.


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Add shading to the tummy and to the bottom of the jaw with a gray pencil.


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Now shade the tongue with a purple pen.


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Now use a gray pen for the body of the fly.


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Shade the wings of the fly with a sky blue pen…


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And then grab the yellow-green pen again and complete the leg at the bottom.


And there we have it – a frog enjoying a crunchy fly. What adventures will he uncover next? The rest is up to you!

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