It’s time to learn how to draw a Crab for kids and beginners in this step by step drawing tutorial. May they look complicated but are really easy to draw with our tutorial. Crabs are hard-shelled animals found in oceans all over the world with no bones.

They live in freshwater lakes, rivers, salty oceans as well as they live on land also. Few of them are able to climb the tree thus are called “living fossils”. You will enjoy this Crab drawing for sure as we are providing you with a realistic pencil drawing and a cartoon crab drawing.

 

How to draw Crab

This learning is part of animal drawing you can also learn How to draw a cat, How to draw a giraffe, How to draw a camel, and other easy drawings also by referring to our tutorials.

Let’s begin our Crab drawing tutorial.

Draw a realistic Crab with Pencil Shading

Step 1: Draw a crab corpus, it’s a circular structure wide on the top and with a narrow bottom. Draw it with light hands, needs not to be symmetric.

How to draw a crab

Step 2:  Draw claws on the top with 2 cylindrical structures, small at the bottom and big on top. Then draw arms, equal on both sides, again with the help of angular structures. Draw legs in a manner that the upper ones are longer than the lower ones.

How to draw a crab

Step 3:  Start adding details to your crab, draw small curvy lines on top and 2 marks for eyes in the middle of the top. Draw claws in a manner the will look like an opened edge as shown in the image below.

How to draw a crab

Step 4: Darken the outlines for a more cleared finished image, contour your crab drawing by erasing extra lines.  

How to draw a crab

Step 5: Your crab is ready, if you want can add shadows by shading it.

How to draw a crab

 

How to Draw Crab For kids :

Step 1: Start withdrawing the 3 curves like the shell shape for the guideline of crab corpus.

How to draw a crab

Step 2: Draw a big curve for the bottom from the open edge of step 1 to another edge.

How to draw a crab

Step 3: Add 2 eyes by drawing small circles above the shell at a similar distance from the edges. Attach both of them with 2 parallels.

How to draw a crab

Step 4: Draw 2 front arm bends inward on the top. 

How to draw a crab

Step 5: Above the arms draw 2 claws, a semi-circle with a snaky end and an attached angular shape.

How to draw a crab

Step 6: On both sides of the body draw 6 symmetrical legs, 3 on each side.

 

How to draw a crab

 

Step 7: Add lines to the legs and shell for more details.

How to draw a crab

Step 8: Draw a few shells on the sides of the crab.

How to draw a crab

 

Step 9: Outline your drawing and color with the help of a pencil and crayons.

 

How to draw a crab

Below is a few more step by step drawing tutorial of crab, follow them, and enjoy your drawing.

 

How to draw a crab

How to draw a crab

 

We are coding a few facts about the crab below, might you like it:

  1. Their size varies from pea to, only with 4metres leg size.
  2. There are more than 850 species found all over the world.
  3. Crabs always walk sideways and are crawlers.
  4. Crab’s primary food is algae and is omnivores.
  5. They use pincers and drumming to communicate.

 

How to draw Crab

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