Draw a bumblebee

Today we will learn how to draw a bumblebee. This is arguably one of the easiest tutorials on this site with a very simplified cartoon version of a bumblebee.

So what is it that turns a few simple shapes into a bumblebee? The basic trademarks are there even in this minimalistic drawing – the tell-tale black and yellow stripes and the “beetroot” shape of the body. The result is an easy to draw, cute bumblebee flying over a green meadow.

Bumblebee is a relative of well-known domesticated bee, and, further, of the wasp and even ant. They all belong to the order of  hymenoptera. We can say that  bumblebee resembles a flower. (Actually there are several insects of the different orders which resemble bumblebee, they call it mimicry).

Bumblebee, like a honeybee and a wasp, is slightly dangerous for it got a sting and ability to bite (accurately saying, to sting with it sting, not with its jaws like a spider). Sting is placed in the rear part if the abdomen of the insect. But its sting is blunt and the ache from the bite is not very strong.

In this quick tutorial you’ll learn how to draw a Carder Bumblebee in 6 easy steps – great for kids and novice artists.

The images above represents how your finished drawing is going to look and the steps involved.

Its color may vary, our one got a brown and red chest and abdomen of black and white. The head of the bumblebee is always black.

So, now you certainly have learned how to draw bumblebee.

The bumblebee, even though it is not domesticated, is our friend, now it is searching for nectar on the flower, so do not disturb it – its business is serious.

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