Drawing foreshortened insects: Seven-spotted Ladybug

Learn how to draw a foreshortened ladybug in a step-by-step demonstration.

Drawing insects from the top view is useful for identification but may lack dynamic interest. Three quarter views of insects show the height and form in ways you can not show from above. Visualizing the way that straight lines wrap around rounded forms is very helpful in drawing these angles. See the previous post for more details on this technique.

Click on the first image to begin a step-by-step sideshow of how to draw a foreshortened ladybug.

 

7 thoughts on “Drawing foreshortened insects: Seven-spotted Ladybug

  1. Would you offer some tips on how to illustrate the shiny surface of the Ladybug. I always have a challenge with the texture. Thank you so much!

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