Children will love learning how to draw a scuba diver in today’s drawing lesson.
Grab some art supplies and follow along with these simple 9 drawing steps. You will learn the basics for drawing an underwater diver complete with a wetsuit, oxygen tank and scuba mask!
This lesson only takes about 30 minutes and includes a pdf 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. It’s wonderful for very young children in the need of extra guidance and simply looking to shade in a scuba diver.
Finally learn to draw an underwater themed drawing by following this tutorial at your own speed. …and now for the how to draw a scuba diver lesson…
- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- How to Draw a Scuba Diver Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
In this lesson, we will learn how to draw a scuba diver with basic drawing tools. We will consider the different sizes and shapes of each part of the scuba diver. The new lines in each step is outlined in blue so you can plainly see the most recent lines that you will be working on.
Time Needed: 30 minutes
Outline The Head
Outline the scuba diver’s head by first drawing a U-shape for the bottom of the face. Next, draw a small C-shape line for the ear. Then, from the ear, create a line curving downward to draw the top of the head.
Draw The Diving Cap
Draw the diving cap by creating a curved line.
Add The Diver’s Mask
Add the diver’s mask by first drawing the bean shapes on the eye area. Now, attach the straps of the diving mask by drawing a rectangular shape.
Draw The Scuba Mouthpiece
Let’s draw the scuba diver’s mouthpiece and breathing tube! First, draw the tube extending to the side of the scuba diver’s head as shown. Next, draw the mouthpiece by creating two curved lines.
Attach The Body
Attach the scuba diver’s body by first drawing the torso with a long line curving upward. Next, add the oxygen tank by drawing an oval shape with four curved lines inside. Now, draw the legs by forming the lines as shown.
Add The Arms And Straps
Let’s add the scuba diver’s arms by first attaching two rectangular shapes to the torso. Now, draw a hand on each arm by making a rounded shape with three straight lines. Don’t forget to draw the thumb by forming a small curved line. Then, draw the straps attached to the torso as shown.
Draw The Diving Fins
Begin drawing the diving fins by forming a triangular shape with a rounded bottom corner as shown. Next, draw the visible side of the diving fins by creating a curved line on the bottom. Then, draw three lines to add the winglets.
Add bubbles by drawing circles of different sizes.
Complete The Scuba Diver Drawing
Let’s finish the scuba diver drawing by coloring the diving cap and diving suit with a blue crayon. Next, shade the outer part of the scuba mask, the tube, the oxygen tank and the diving fins with a yellow crayon. Shade the skin using a light yellow crayon. Don’t forget to color the inner part of the scuba mask with a dark blue crayon with streaks of white. Now, color all the straps with an orange crayon. Then, fill in the mouthpiece of the breathing tube with a purple crayon. Finally, color the bubbles with a dark blue crayon.
How to Draw a Scuba Diver 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 Scuba Diver. 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!