Learn how to draw a realistic fish with this super simple tutorial. This guide consists of only nine easy steps.
Now I will show you how to draw a realistic fish. There are many types of fish in the world that differ in size, shape, and color.
In this lesson, you will draw the fish that is most often found. The fish has the usual oblong shape, fins, and a medium-sized tail.
I hope that this lesson will be interesting for you. You will easily follow all the drawing steps and enjoy the creative process. At each step, there will be a little hint that you can use to get a great result.
- Coloring supplies
Time needed: 25 minutes.
How to Draw a Realistic Fish
- Draw the head.
With a smooth line draw the front of the fish. At the very end, draw the small mouth.
- Add the rest of the torso.
Depict two smooth lines from the head, which should be symmetrical.
- Depict the tail.
With a smooth line draw the tail of the same shape as in the example.
- Draw the top fin.
On the back, draw the long fin that has a wavy edge.
- Add the bottom fins.
On the belly, draw two small fins, which also have a wavy edge.
- Depict the elements of the head.
Draw a round eye, mark the relief with thin lines and draw two rounded lines to depict the gills.
- Detail the tail and fins.
With the help of thin short lines depict the relief on the tail and on the fins.
- Sketch out the scales.
On the surface of the body, draw many small semicircular lines.
- Color the drawing.
Color the fins red, head brown, body light brown.
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