How to Draw an Ant

Type : Bug
Scientific Name: Formicidae
Life Span: 3 months
Protection Status: Least Concern

Unusual and interesting information about Ant

  • There are more than 12,000 species of ants all over the world.
  • An ant can lift 20 times its own body weight.
  • Ants don’t have ears. Ants “hear” by feeling vibrations in the ground through their feet.
  • Some queen ants can live for many years.
  • When ants fight, it is usually to the death.
  • The ant has two eyes, each eye is made of many smaller eyes.
  • When foraging, ants leave a pheromone trail so that they know where they’ve been.

Drawing Difficulty Level : Tough

Follow below, 8 step by step guide to Draw an Ant.

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Step 1: Start drawing the Ant’s head.

Step 2: Now draw it’s top thorax part.

Step 3: Next step to draw abdomen outline.

Step 4: Complete head part by drawing antennae, eye and mandibles/jaw.

Step 5: Now draw some part of legs and finish it’s abdomen.

Step 6: Complete it’s legs drawn in previous step.

Step 7: Now draw another set of Ant’s legs.

Step 8: In final step draw remaining legs of the Ant.

Ant with pencil sketching effect