How To Draw a Lobster

In this drawing lesson we’ll show you how to draw a Lobster 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 Lobster.

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 Lobster you might find interesting.

  1. It is classified as a crustacean.
  2. There are generally three species of lobster. (American lobster, European lobster and Norway lobster)
  3. A female Lobster lays many thousands of eggs, usually once every two years.
  4. Lobsters are primarily scavengers.
  5. Lobsters have five pairs of appendages on the thorax.

Step 1: Draw the main body of the Lobster.

Step 2: Draw the antennae of the Lobster.

Step 3: Add the rear fin section.

Step 4: Add the beginning section of the legs.

Step 5: Add more to the tail section, add the beginning of the front claws.

Step 6: Finish the tail section and draw the outline of the claws.

Step 7: Add more detail to the tail section, then add the final touches to the legs.

Step 8: Finish the claws and add the eyes to complete this drawing of the Lobster.

Your completed drawing of the Lobster should look like this:

Use this example to shade in your Lobster to give it dimension and a more realistic look:

Watch this 2:43 second video to see another example of how you can draw a Lobster.