How to Draw a Frog: A Step-by-Step Guide
Do you want to learn how to draw a frog? It’s not as hard as you might think! In this step-by-step guide, we will show you how to create a realistic frog drawing. You will need some basic art supplies and a little bit of patience, but by the end of this tutorial, you will be able to proudly say that you know how to draw a frog! Let’s get started!
Drawing Tools Needed
We will need a few basic art tools to get started on our frog drawing. Gather up the following items:
– Pencil, pen, or marker for outlining your drawing (see my list of the best drawing pencils)
– Ruler for straight lines and angles
– Eraser to remove mistakes
– Sketch paper
My other tutorials to help you learn how to draw:
- How To Draw Anime Eyes
- How To Draw A Horse Face
- How To Draw Jasmine From Aladdin
- How To Draw Cammy From Street Fighter
- How To Draw A Bunny
- How To Draw Lips
Step 1: Draw an irregular oval
Start by drawing an irregular oval shape for the head.
Step 2: Draw a triangle
Draw an upside-down triangle with rounded edges and corners for the frog’s body.
Step 3: Draw the leg
Draw a “G” for the upper leg.
Step 4: Draw the lower leg
Draw a rounded edge triangle for the lower leg.
Step 5: Draw the toe
Draw a rectangle for the toe. The other toes will be hidden.
Step 6: Draw the arm
Draw a long skinny oval for the arm.
Step 7: Draw the fingers
Draw three triangles for the fingers.
Step 8: Draw fingertips
Draw circles on top of each finger.
Step 9: Draw the eyes
Draw two circles on top of the head for the eyes.
Step 10: Draw the eyeball
Draw a circle inside the circle you drew for the eyeball.
Step 11: Draw the lips
Draw two curved lines in the middle of the face starting from the left edge of the irregular oval and ending your line about 3/4 the way through the middle.
Step 12: Connect the head to the body
Draw a line from the bottom of the head to the body to connect the head to the body.
Step 13: Draw the nose and stripe pattern
Draw a dot for the nostril and a zig-zag line for his chest stripe and connect that to his arm starting from the mouth.
Step 14: Cleanup sketch and darken the eye
Now clean up the sketch. Erase all the guidelines used for the initial head and body. We also darkened the eyeball and added two highlights to the eye
Step 15: Add detail
Add two curvy lines to the upper stomach region of the frog’s body. Also, add a line that goes across the leg area for his stripe pattern. Erase part of the frog’s head where the two eyes are. Erase part of the bottom of the eye also.
Step 16: Add pattern
Add random spots on the head and body. make sure the pattern is uniform together.
Step 17: Stipple the shadow
Using your pencil, add a lot of dots in areas where it’s shaded. Alternatively, you could just smudge your shading or use cross-hatching. Darken the bottom of the belly as well.
That’s it! You have now learned how to draw a real frog. Practice makes perfect, so keep drawing and soon you’ll be able to create amazing animals! Have fun!
in this tutorial, we learned how to create a realistic drawing of a frog. It is a simple process that requires some basic art supplies and a little bit of patience.
We started with an irregular oval for the head, followed by drawing out the body components like legs, arms, and fingers. Afterward, we added details such as eyes and lips to make our frog look more realistic.
Finally, we worked on the shading, stippling the shadow to give it a more finished look. By following these steps closely, you will be able to draw an amazing frog in no time! Good luck and have fun!