How to Draw a Prawn

Step 1

Start by drawing the eyes, scaphocerite, and small antennae of your Prawn in pencil. Draw lightly at first so that you can erase easily if you want to change anything.

Step 2

Next add the long antennae and the carapace.

Step 3

Now we can add the outline of the abdominal segments, and the tail.

Step 4

Next comes the individual segments of the abdomen, and the telson and uropod of the tail.

Step 5

Now draw in the first of the swimmerets, also known as pleopods.

Step 6

Time now to add the second pair of swimmerets.

Step 7

Draw in the third set of swimmerets.

Step 8

Add in the first of the pereiopods.

Step 9

Time now to add the second of the pereiopods.

Step 10

Time now to add the third pereiopod.

Step 11

Time now to add the fourth pereiopod.

Step 12

Time now to add the more detail of the mouth area.

Step 13

CONGRATULATIONS! YOU’VE DRAWN A PRAWN!

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