How To Draw a Fish

In this drawing lesson we’ll show you how to draw a realistic Fish in 6 easy steps. This Free step by step lesson progressively builds upon each previous step until you get to the final rendering of the simple Fish.

This is a simple lesson designed for beginners and kids with easy to follow steps. Feel free to print this page and use as a drawing tutorial.

Here are some interesting facts about the Fish you might find interesting.

  1. Most fish are cold-blooded, allowing their body temperatures to vary as ambient temperatures change.
  2. There are 31,500 species of fish.
  3. Fish range in size from the huge 16 metres whale shark to the tiny 8 millimetres stout infantfish.
  4. Nearly all daylight fish have color vision that is at least as good as a human’s.
  5. Fish have pain and fear responses.

Step 1: Draw the outline of the upper body of the Fish.

Step 2: Sketch the front of the Fish.

Step 3: Draw the under belly of the Fish.

Step 4: Draw the upper and lower fins.

Step 5: Add the lower front fins and complete the tail section.

Step 6: Add the eyes and final fin on the body to complete this simple Fish drawing!

Here’s is a short 1:13 minute video showing you how to draw another version of a Fish.