How To Draw a Fly

In this drawing lesson we’ll show you how to draw a Fly in 8 easy steps. This Free step by step lesson progressively builds upon each previous step until you get to the final rendering of the Fly.

This is a simple lesson designed for beginners and kids with real easy to follow steps. Feel free to print this page and use as a drawing tutorial.

Here are some fun facts about the Fly you might find interesting.

  1. An adult housefly is 8–12 mm long.
  2. Each female fly can lay approximately 500 eggs in several batches of about 75 to 150.
  3. Houseflies feed on feces, open sores, sputum, and moist decaying organic matter such as spoiled food, eggs and flesh. Houseflies can take in only liquid foods.
  4. The housefly accounts for 90$ of all the flies in human habitations.
  5. The adults live from two weeks to a month in the wild, or longer in bening laboratory conditions.

Step 1: Draw the front of the Flies head/nose.

Step 2: Complete the front section.

Step 3: Draw the beginning step of the body.

Step 4: Complete the eyes.

Step 5: Draw the body and add the front legs.

Step 6: Sketch the 4 additional legs.

Step 7: Add the leg details.

Step 8: Draw the wings to complete this simple drawing of a realistic fly!

Here’s a 6:23 minute video showing you how to sketch a simple Fly.