How to Draw a Snail

Introduction – Snail is known for its slow speed the world over but it does not take much time to learn how to draw a snail. So, do you want to learn how to draw a snail with all its innocence and tininess? If yes, then here is your guide. Just follow these simple steps one after another and you will be surprised with the finesse of the final sketch, I bet.

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How to draw a Snail in a Few Steps:

Step 1 – First, as a beginners, you have to start drawing with a lighter scale pencil which can be a B scale pencil. Hold the pencil and draw the front facial line of the snail. It will look like this as you can see below.

Step 2 – Remember that snail’s body is the one with curves and a shell at the top. To proceed with the sketch, draw the two antennas in the front of the face. I hope you are getting what to draw. The steps are quite easy to understand and are self-explanatory.

Step 3 – Then, draw the ears of the snail. Make two straight parallel lines for the ears and make them broad from the bottom. Keep your sketch neat and do not make any compromise over its presentation. Draw with a light hand so that you may easily erase if in case you make any mistake.

Step 4 – Afterwards, extend the line of the snail’s head. Try to keep it smooth and flowy.

Step 5 – The next step is to make a big circle overlapping the back body of the snail. I hope you are getting closer to know how to draw a snail. By the completion of this step your drawing will look like this as shown in the visual.

Step 6 – At this point, make a spiral in the circle which will give it a hard effect. This will act as the shell of the snail. Keep in mind how a shell looks like and then draw passionately.

Step 7— Another important step is to complete the tail of the snail. These minor details actually shape up your sketch in the best possible way making it look better than the rest. So do not ignore them.

Step 8 – I hope you have learned how to draw a snail. But the most important step is still left. It is shading. By shading the snail in a perfect tone of lights and dark you will be amazed with the final outcome. It will look as perfect as the visual displayed below. Share this tutorial with your friends and family if it really helped you learn how to draw a snail. Stay tuned for more interesting tutorials.

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