How to Draw a Spider Web Step by Step

A spider web is one of the symbols of Halloween. It’s very simple to draw, but it takes a lot of time to do it well. However, you can treat it as a form of mandala drawing, to have fun and relax.

How to Draw a Spider Web Step by Step

How to Draw a Spider Web Step by Step

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What You Will Need

In order to complete this tutorial, you may need to use the following equipment:

  • sheet of paper
  • drawing compass
  • ink liner/fine liner/ballpoint pen
  • ruler
  • eraser (optionally)

How to Draw a Spider Web

Step 1

Draw a dot in the center of the sheet.

How to Draw a Spider Web Step by Step

Step 2

Stick your compass in the dot and draw a big circle around.

How to Draw a Spider Web Step by Step

Step 3

Take a ruler and draw a lot of lines coming radially from the center. The angles don’t need to be equal. Always start from the center, instead of drawing one long line across it—this will make it look more natural.

How to Draw a Spider Web Step by Step

Step 4

Draw a spiral around the center, with one loose end on the outside.

How to Draw a Spider Web Step by Step

Step 5

Use the compass to draw a smaller circle at some distance from the spiral.

How to Draw a Spider Web Step by Step

Step 6

Draw a gentle arc between two “arms” of the web.

How to Draw a Spider Web Step by Step

Step 7

Continue along the circle.

How to Draw a Spider Web Step by Step

Step 8

This part will take some time, so don’t hurry. Fill a whole section between the arms with arcs. Some of them may be stuck together, creating a natural effect.

How to Draw a Spider Web Step by Step

Step 9

Continue all around the web, taking your time to keep it clean and neat.

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Step 10

Finally, you can use an eraser to remove the guide circles.

How to Draw a Spider Web Step by Step

Good Job!

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Spider Web Resources

Do you need some spider-web-related resources for your project? Check out these:

3D Spider Web

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Spider’s Web

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Cobweb with Dew

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