Home » Cartoon Characters » Star vs. the Forces of Evil » How to draw King Butterfly

How to draw King Butterfly

Art has an incredible way of capturing the essence of characters, especially ones as vibrant as King River Butterfly from Mewni. Whether you’re a seasoned illustrator or a budding artist, this guide offers a step-by-step breakdown on how to draw King Butterfly, one of the beloved figures of the Mewni Kingdom.

A Glimpse at the King: River Butterfly’s Characteristics

  • Physical Stature: River is notably stout and shorter in stature, radiating a blend of strength and nobility.
  • Facial Features: He possesses light blue eyes and a rich, thick mustache that splits in two ways, accompanied by a beard and a bald spot under his crown.
  • Attire Details: His royal attire is a testament to his position – donning a blue ruffled coat with gold shoulder pads, periwinkle tufts, cuffs. Not to forget his gray pants and black boots which complete his look.

If you’re intrigued by Mewni’s other residents, consider also sketching Moon Butterfly or Star Butterfly to complement your artwork.

Unfolding the Guide: Understanding the Tutorial

Before we venture further, it’s essential to understand the tutorial’s guidelines:

  • Red Color: Signifies the current drawing step.
  • Black Color: Highlights the lines you’ve drawn in previous steps.
  • Grey Color: Indicates the basic sketch, which aids in maintaining proportions. Ensure to use light strokes for this initial outline.

This guide consists of 16 comprehensive steps. The inaugural step is all about creating a foundational sketch. Upon reaching the concluding stages, artists have the choice to ink their sketch. Once the ink is thoroughly dried, consider erasing the pencil marks to achieve a neat finish. For added inspiration, the last image depicts a colored version of King Butterfly, serving as an ideal color reference for those looking to breathe life into their sketches.

Step 01

How to draw King River Butterfly - step 01Pin

Step 02

How to draw King Butterfly - step 02Pin

Step 03

How to draw King Butterfly - step 03Pin

Step 04

How to draw King Butterfly - step 04Pin

Step 05

How to draw King Butterfly - step 05Pin

Step 06

How to draw King Butterfly - step 06Pin

Step 07

How to draw King Butterfly - step 07Pin

Step 08

How to draw King Butterfly - step 08Pin

Step 09

How to draw King Butterfly - step 09Pin

Step 10

How to draw King Butterfly - step 10Pin

Step 11

How to draw King Butterfly - step 11Pin

Step 12

How to draw King Butterfly - step 12Pin

Step 13

How to draw King Butterfly - step 13Pin

Step 14

How to draw King Butterfly - step 14Pin

Step 15

How to draw King Butterfly - step 15Pin

Step 16

How to draw King ButterflyPin

Concluding Thoughts

As we wrap up our how to draw King Butterfly guide, we hope it paves the way for countless masterpieces. By sharing this tutorial, you’re not only supporting fellow artists but also fueling our mission at SketchOk. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest. If you found this guide valuable and wish to see more, consider donating. Your contributions help in crafting future tutorials, ensuring artists everywhere continue learning and growing.

Did you like the tutorial?

You can support the author of this website and also suggest your own ideas for new drawings by making a small donation here:

Leave a Comment