How To Draw a Hammerhead Shark


In this drawing lesson we’ll show you how to draw a Hammerhead Shark in 8 easy steps. This Free step by step lesson progressively builds upon each previous step until you get to the final rendering of the Hammerhead Shark.

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

Here are some fun facts about the Hammerhead Shark you might find interesting.

  1. They are known for their unusually flat head.
  2. Hammerheads are found worldwide in warmer waters along coastlines and continental shelves.
  3. There are nine known hammerhead species.
  4. The positioning of the eyes give the shark good binocular vision, as well as 360-degree vision in the vertical plane, meaning they can see above and below them at all times.
  5. Hammerheads are notably one of the few animals that acquire a tan from prolonged exposure to sunlight.

Step 1: Begin by drawing the head section.

Step 2: Add more to the head and body.

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Step 5: Draw the rest of the body.

Step 6: Add the lower fins.

Step 7: Add more fins.

Step 8: Draw the eyes and body details to complete this drawing of the Hammerhead Shark.

Your completed drawing of the HammerHead should look like this:

Use this shaded version of the Shark as an example of how you can add realism and shading to your drawing:

Here’s a 7:57 second video showing you how to Draw a Hammerhead Shark using paper and a Pencil.