Spiders: Harder to draw than you’d think!

I had a terrible time with these spiders, trying to get them to look realistic. Then just when I’d finished, the cat walked over my sketchpad, and I had to post-process to remove all the cat hairs.

brown widow spider

This is a brown widow spider. In the picture it looked like a little jewel.

mousespider2

This is a Mouse Spider. It looks like a little armoured tank!

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8 thoughts on “Spiders: Harder to draw than you’d think!

  1. Glad you decided to follow my blog. I decided to be brave and look at your spiders–not my favorite creature for obvious reasons if a person reads a certain prose poem in my book, “On the Rim of Wonder”. I’ve heard horse hooves are also hard to draw, but since I do not draw…

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