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How to Draw a Frog

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Drawing Frogs is Easy!

If you want to draw a frog, you have to decide if you want a simple, cartoon-like frog or more realistic amphibian. Any way you choose, we got your back covered. You’ll find several ways to draw a frog, simplified or advanced, step by step and with advanced tips to add another little extra to your frog and make it more believable, likable or whatever  your goal is.
If you want to draw a frog, you have to decide if you want a simple, cartoon-like frog or more realistic amphibian. Any way you choose, we got your back covered. You’ll find several ways to draw a frog, simplified or advanced, step by step and with advanced tips to add another little extra to your frog and make it more believable, likable or whatever  your goal is.

Let’s start with a simple cartoon frog.

How to draw a cute cartoon frog?

In most cases, we start with a frog’s head. Essentially we just construct it from three circles or ovals.

Here is an example with a few additional lines and some color:

simple-cute-frog-head-drawing

Or make it even cuter:

cartoon-frog-head-drawing-easy

Just a quick pro tip – symmetric eyes are not the cutest possibility. If they are not looking straight to the observant, they make a more adorable impression.

Here is an example with asymmetric shapes, what gives an interesting effect of perspective:

black-and-white-drawing-of-frogs-head

And here is how a cartoon frog looks when it’s completed with a body and legs:

cartoon-frog-easy-step-by-step


With some coloring (while green and earth tones prevail, frogs can be found in virtually every imaginable color), it’s made in less than five minutes:

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Just a few ideas from Brockhaus’ Konversations Lexikon v.7, 1892 (Leipzig,Berlin,Wien)

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Picture of different species of frogs:

  1. Peron’s tree frog (Litoria peronii)
  2. European fire-bellied toad (Bombina bombina)
  3. Fantastic poison frog (Ranitomeya fantastica)
  4. Yellow-spotted tree frog (Leptopelis flavomaculatus)
  5. Brilliant-thighed poison frog (Allobates femoralis)
  6. Japanese toad (Bufo japonicus)
  7. Orange-legged leaf frog (Phyllomedusa hypochondrialis)
  8. Balearic green toad (Bufo balearicus)
  9. Pool frog (Pelophylax lessonae)

If you prefer a video, watch the next example of drawing frogs for kids:

We can vary the shapes a bit to achieve this:


A bit more complicated procedure (and with a very plastic result) is explained here (in Method 2, 7steps):

https://www.wikihow.com/Draw-a-Frog

You probably noticed there are also two variations of drawings of morerealistic frogs, seen from the side (Method 1 and Method 3). They arevery easy and appropriate for total beginners as well. You can draw frogs like the one below or more complicated, depending on your ambitions:

A pretty good result can be achieved by a few basic shapes and black ink only:

silhouette-clip-art-drawing-of-a-frog

Or make a silhouette frog-like one of next examples:

silhouette-of-frog

Or:

silhouette-of-frog-birds-eye-view

Which is actually a shadow of this frog (seen from bird’s eye view):

birds-eye-view-on-frog

Now let’s focus on drawing a frog from the side:

https://easydrawingguides.com/how-to-draw-a-frog-in-cartoon-style/

It’sa bit more sophisticated system, but there are still only basic lines used and you will get a pretty good frog even without coloring and shadowing in the last step (but you should try to apply that too,because, your frog will be even better after that).
At the end of this tutorial, they will offer you a tutorial in PDF format in exchange for your e-mail address. The decision is yours.

Two more tutorials are available on the next address:

http://drawingmentor.com/how-to-draw-a-frog/

I love the second one with a frog in the tree. It makes the picture so full of life! If you are looking how to draw a red-eyed tree frog,that’s the right address.

There is also a video version of drawing a frog from the side:

One more trick for the road … Would you like to draw a 3D frog? A frog literally jumping out of the paper? Here is how to make it:



Some additional tips for aspiring illustrators can be found on the next poster, made from How to Draw Manga, Vol. 36 animals, Collection opensource:

how-to-draw-frogs-tips


I hope you learned to draw a frog. Tell your friends about this page and feel free to share your observations in the comment section!

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