How to Draw A Whale

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One of earth's largest animal, learn how to draw a whale using a tiny tutorial that should be done in just a few minutes! Yes, this cute cartoon character is made from simple shapes and is very easy to complete.

I'll show you how to draw this whale in just six easy steps as shown on the illustration below. Once you are comfortable with this lesson, feel free to create your own version and personalize your cartoon whale.

How to draw a whale

Step 1

The first step is the most important one. Drawing the body accurately can make the difference between a recognizable character and a sketchy result. Use a single line to draw the body and the tail.

How to draw a whale

Step 2

Next, you can draw a large fin on the bottom of the cartoon whale. You can also draw a small line inside the body to illustrate the stomach of the whale, which is usually colored differently. 

How to draw a whale

Step 3

Great! You can also add another fin on the bottom. Draw this one near the original fin, but the new one must be located on the far side of the whale. You can also draw the eyes using large circles.

How to draw a whale

Step 4

Next, you can draw the pupils using small circles. The left pupils must be placed a little bit on the right while the right one must be placed slightly on the left. Add a long line to form the mouth. 

How to draw a whale

Step 5

Nice work! We are almost done! Draw a circle on top of the body to create the blowhole. Small oval shapes can also be added inside the pupils of the cartoon whale. 

How to draw a whale

Step 6

Great! The result is an adorable whale made with just a few shapes. Study this template carefully and don't hesitate to add more details if you want to.

How to draw a whale

You can also learn how to draw a whale using the illustration below that contains all six steps. Feel free to try another cartoon whale if you already know how to draw this one! :)

How to draw a whale

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