How to Draw A Shark

It might be earth's most dangerous predator, but in this lesson on how to draw a shark, it's just a cute cartoon animal ready to be drawn! This huge animal is feared from swimmers and surfers. It's true that this is an aggressive animal that should be avoided, but attacks on humans are still rare and exceptional. 

As you can see below, drawing a cute cartoon shark is feasible. Only simple shapes are used and the design is basic and easy to duplicate. Just like any other drawing lesson, practicing and working hard are the only tips that can help you draw this shark properly.

How to draw a shark

Step 1

First, draw the body of the shark using the bottom part of a circle. Then, you can draw two small triangles on the right of the illustration to illustrate the tail. Finally, add a small fin on the bottom of the body using once again a triangle.

How to draw a shark

Step 2

Next, add a second fin on the bottom using another triangle. The eyes are represented by two large oval shapes. Notice how the eyes are close to each other and placed near the top of the body.

How to draw a shark

Step 3

Cool! Now you can add a line inside the body to form the mouth area. You can also add a large fin on top of the body using a triangle made from long curved lines. 

How to draw a shark

Step 4

Great! Draw two more circles inside the eyes to create the pupils. When you are done, you can add a large line on the bottom to form the mouth. 

How to draw a shark

Step 5

Time to add some teeth using a bunch of small triangles. The nose can be made from a single line. You can also add small oval shapes on the pupils to add more life to the cartoon character.

How to draw a shark

Step 6

Great! Here is the final illustration of this lesson on how to draw a shark. This black and white version is easy to read and should help you figure out how to achieve this tutorial easily.

How to draw a shark

These are all steps you need to work on to create this shark. I hope you had fun with this tutorial and you can try more sharks here!

How to draw a shark


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