Friday, August 17, 2012

How to Draw a Shark Attack, Lesson And Worksheet

How to Draw Illustration
This free printable drawing worksheet, The Shark Attack, is a very easy and basic project, even though the pose is full of drama. It is a favorite with young artist who love the things of the sea.

I drew this for my own art students to give them as a take home or warm up activity. Teachers and parents will be able to use this in class and at home. You can give it out as an extra time activity or as a stand along confidence builder. It can be sent home as an extra credit assignment.

Just highlight and send to your printer or save for later. Some find this prints better if they drag it to the desktop and print from there. If you have problems see the how to print tab for suggestions.

FIRST, A WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT; If your drawings do not turn out the way you want do not give up learning to draw takes practice so draw every day and soon you will be making beautiful pictures. Come back often and try a few projects for ideas.

How to draw worksheet for an attacking shark

Here are two links that are updated to print better.

CLICK HERE for a file in photo format.
CLICK HERE for a file in universal portable format.


The body of the shark looks like an upside down teardrop with a bent tail, draw it using two long curving lines that wrap around and off to one side. The tail is four curving lines tow going out and back and two going in . The top tail fin is much longer. Start the mouth as a rainbow arch shape.

When you have finished the basic shape then start adding the details. There is a hump over the eye like an eyebrow. There are two long fins that are shaped like skinny triangles but slightly curved.  There is a fin at the back but only a little shows from the slight 3/4 view.

The teeth are not even, some are broken and some are missing. There is space between the teeth but there are rows behind too. The gums are ragged so use jagged lines to draw the gums

Don't forget the gills they are just curved lines behind the mouth. There are three small fins underneath the shark's belly. There are two nostrils they are not for breathing but sharks have an awesome sense of smell.

Color him gray or blue. The underside is lighter than the top and the tail fin is dark but not black.

To see more how to draw worksheets like this click on the label for animals or fish in the sidebar.

(c) Adron

How to Draw a Shark 
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