Let’s learn how to make a dunkleosteus drawing.
Kids will enjoy this simple step by step lesson for learning how to draw a dunkleosteus. This easy dunkleosteus tutorial is perfect for young children looking to get started with drawing.
All drawing steps are included here which make it fun and easy to follow! Plan for this drawing to take about 20 minutes, but the drawing process can actually take longer if a background is included as well.
Trying to learn to draw is much more fun when you have a easy to understand lesson to follow. Let’s get drawing!
- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- Dunkleosteus Drawing Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
In this article, we will begin with a new piece of paper and learn how to create a dunkleosteus drawing in a series of steps. It’s best if we pay attention to the proportions of each part of the dunkleosteus.
Time Needed: 20 minutes
Outline The Head
Outline the shape of the dunkleosteus’ head similar to the illustration.
Form The Bony Plates
Form the bony plates on the fish’s head by drawing two curved lines as shown.
Draw The Facial Features
Start by drawing a small circle for its eye. Next, add a small dot for its nostril. Then, draw V-shaped lines to form its sharp teeth.
Outline The Body
Outline the dunkleosteus’ body by drawing an elongated shape attached to its head.
Attach The Fins
Now, draw two curved triangular shapes near the bottom of its body. Next, draw a curved V-shaped line attached to the top part of its body. Then, form the tail fin by drawing the shape attached to the end of its body as shown.
Complete The Dunkleosteus Drawing
Finally, let’s give life to our drawing of the armored prehistoric fish by adding some color! First, fill in its eye with a black crayon. Next, shade its sharp teeth using a white crayon. Now, color its fins with a dark blue crayon. Then, color the dunkleosteus’ body with a blue crayon.
Dunkleosteus Drawing PDF Download
Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for Dunkleosteus 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!