In this drawing lesson, you will learn how to draw an orca step by step. This instruction consists of only nine steps.
The orca is recognized as the largest representative of the dolphin family, and it is the only one among cetaceans that is considered a predator. You can apply the skills you learned in this lesson if you want to draw an underwater world or a seascape.
In this lesson, you will first draw the outline of the orca torso, then add its fins and facial features. If you follow these instructions carefully, you will end up with a very cute and realistic drawing.
- Coloring supplies
Time needed: 30 minutes.
How to Draw an Orca
- Draw the outline of the torso.
To complete this step, you need to draw one arbitrary shape that looks like an elongated oval.
- Add facial features.
Inside the previously drawn shape, depict one small circle and one arc.
- Sketch out the fin on top.
At the top of the outline of the body, add the fin using a curved line.
- Depict the fins on the bottom.
At the bottom of the body, draw two fins using curved lines.
- Sketch out the tail.
At the back of the body, add the tail using two curved lines of different lengths.
- Add details.
Continue the line of the mouth with a curved line and also add one shape.
- Add more details.
Inside the orca’s torso outline, depict two shapes using curved lines.
- Correct inaccuracies.
Use the eraser to remove any unnecessary guidelines.
- Color the orca.
To color the drawing, use black and shades of gray. Add the highlight to the eye.
Now you can download a PDF file with a short version of this tutorial and other useful additional materials.