When drawing a spider, it helps to know something about the subject matter.  Spiders are arachnids. They have eight legs, four legs on each side.  Their bodies consist of  two main parts: the abdomen (which is egg shaped), and the cephalothorax which consists of the spider's head and sternum.

A spider's legs are divided into five tube-like structures.  It has eight spherical eyes arranged around its head and tube-like structures hanging out of its mouth called the maxilla.  Its mandibles and c...

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