Learn how to make a cute shark drawing.
Sharpen a pencil and follow along with these easy 6 drawing steps. You will learn the fundamentals for drawing a cute shark.
This lesson only takes about 20 minutes and has a PDF near the bottom of the lesson you can easily print or download. The pdf packet even contains a “coloring book” page with just the line art. This goes perfectly with crayons, colored pencils, or markers. It is ideal for very young children in the need of extra guidance and simply looking to shade in a cute shark.
Drawing is much more fun when you have a easy-to-understand lesson to reference. Enjoy!
- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- Cute Shark Drawing Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
In today’s tutorial, we will learn how to create a cute shark drawing on paper. The size of each part will be pointed out in each step of the tutorial. Observe that the blue outlines are used to show the newest components being drawn in each step.
Time Needed: 20 minutes
Draw A Large Curve
To start off the shape of the shark, draw a large curved line.
Draw Another Curve
Add another curve connecting to the first curve on the left side of the page.
Draw The Tail
On the right side of the page, draw two triangles for the tail.
Add The Fins
Add one large fin on top of the body, and another near the bottom.
Draw The Face
Add an eye and the mouth.
Color in the shark with blue and white.
Cute Shark Drawing PDF Download
Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for Cute Shark Drawing. The last page of the downloadable PDF includes a coloring book page with just the outlines and an extension exercise for prompting kids to get creative!
Why are sharks important?
Sharks are an important part of the ecosystem. They have been around for over 400 million years and live in every ocean on Earth.
Sharks feed on all sorts of animals including other sharks, fish, seals, dolphins, turtles and even the occasional bird.. They also help to keep populations of prey species healthy by culling them when they get too numerous.
Sharks return nutrients from deep waters to the surface through their gills, which encourages oxygen production by phytoplankton living near the surface. This is why sharks are considered a keystone species because their presence has a ripple effect on the greater sources of life throughout the oceans.
Sharks have been a vital part of the ocean ecosystem for millions of years. Unfortunately, they are now being hunted to near extinction by people