How to Draw an Easy Whale

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Learn how to draw a great looking Easy Whale with easy, step-by-step drawing instructions, and video tutorial.

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Complete Easy Whale drawing
Complete Easy Whale drawing

You will have a whale of a time when you learn how to draw an easy whale with the help of this step-by-step drawing guide.

Whales are easy to draw. They have a large body with two pectoral fins and a double-finned tail. Their eyes are relatively small, nestled beside the huge mouth.

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The blue whale, like the one pictured here, is the largest animal to ever live. It's bigger than the biggest land animal, Argentinosaurus, a long-necked dinosaur like the one in this dinosaur drawing.

Once you've mastered this easy drawing, you can expand your skills by drawing realistic whales. Check out this humpback whale drawing or learn how to draw a killer whale.

Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing an Easy Whale

How to Draw a Great Looking Easy Whale for Kids, Beginners, and Adults - Step 1

Easy Whale step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Begin the easy whale outline by drawing a long, curved line. This will become the whale's mouth. Draw a short line at the corner of the mouth, and another beside it.

Enclose a partial circle on top of the last line. Draw two successively smaller ovals within it, and shade between them. This forms the whale's eye.

Easy Easy Whale Drawing - Step 2

Easy Whale step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Extend another long, curved line from the front of the whale's mouth, outlining the belly.

Easy Easy Whale Drawing - Step 3

Easy Whale step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. At the end of the long line, extend another line. Draw yet another line to meet at a gentle point. This is one-half of the whale's tail. Use two more lines to draw the other half.

Easy Easy Whale Drawing - Step 4

Easy Whale step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Draw a long, curved line connecting the mouth to the tail. This completely encloses the whale and forms its back.

Easy Easy Whale Drawing - Step 5

Easy Whale step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Draw the whale's flipper, erasing as necessary. Use a long line for the front of the fin and a series of short lines for the trailing edge. Texture the fin with a few short lines.

Easy Easy Whale Drawing - Step 6

Easy Whale step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. Draw the remaining fin, partially hidden behind the belly. Then, outline the belly with long lines from the mouth to the fin and from the fin to a point further down the body.

Easy Easy Whale Drawing - Step 7

Easy Whale step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Contour the chin and belly with long curved lines.

Add More Details to Your Easy Whale Picture - Step 8

Easy Whale step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. Continue to contour the underside of the whale with long curved lines.

Complete the Outline of Your Easy Whale Drawing - Step 9

Easy Whale step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Draw a spurt of water coming from the blowhole on top of the whale's head. Use curved lines that double back in a teardrop shape.

Color Your Easy Whale Drawing

Easy Whale step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 11

Your easy whale outline is now complete. Color your cartoon whale. Whales are usually dark gray with white markings, but they appear blue in deep water.

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