How To Draw A Megalodon: Step 6

How to Draw a Megalodon

Young artists will love learning how to draw a megalodon in 6 easy steps.

Grab some art supplies and follow along with these easy 6 drawing steps. You will learn the basics for drawing a megalodon.

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 lesson even contains a coloring-book-like page with just the line art. This goes well with crayons, colored pencils, or markers. It is wonderful for very young kids looking for some extra guidance and simply looking to shade in a megalodon.

Enjoy the process of learning how to draw a megalodon. Go beyond the lesson…don’t forget to add some creative details. It is officially time to get creative!


  • Pencil
  • Drawing Paper
  • Crayons or Colored Pencils
  • Black Marker (optional)
  • How to Draw a Megalodon Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
How To Draw A Megalodon: All Steps

In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to draw a megalodon with your drawing materials. We will consider the different sizes and shapes within the artwork of the megalodon. The pencil lines in each step is drawn in blue so you can easily see the most recent lines that you will be creating.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Outline The Body

    How To Draw A Megalodon: Step 1

    Outline the elongated shape of the megalodon’s body. Form the mouth by making a curved shape as shown.

  2. Draw The Eye And Nostril

    How To Draw A Megalodon: Step 2

    Now, let’s add the eye by drawing a circle. Next, draw a dot to create its nostril.

  3. Add Teeth

    How To Draw A Megalodon: Step 3

    Draw zigzag lines inside the megalodon’s mouth to form its sharp teeth.

  4. Outline The Mouth

    How To Draw A Megalodon: Step 4

    Draw a line forming the inside of its mouth.

  5. Attach The Fins

    How To Draw A Megalodon: Step 5

    First, draw triangular shapes on top and on the bottom of its body. Next, form the shape of its tail at the end of its body as shown.

  6. Complete The Megalodon Drawing

    How To Draw A Megalodon: Step 6

    Let’s complete our drawing of a megalodon by adding some color! Start by using a dark red crayon to color the inside of the mouth. Next, fill the teeth with a white crayon. Now, color the eye using a black crayon. Then, shade the underside of the prehistoric shark with a light gray crayon. Finally, color the rest of its body using a dark gray crayon.

How to Draw a Megalodon PDF Download

Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for How to Draw a Megalodon. 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!

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