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How to Draw a Clownfish

Learn how to draw a clownfish by following their very distinct patterning with white stripe bodies and black tipped fins.

how to draw a clownfish
how to draw a clownfish


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Time needed: 1 hour.

How to Draw a Clownfish

  1. Start the fish body.

  2. Finish with the tail.

  3. Draw the fish face.

  4. Add the wavy center stripe.

  5. Add stripes to the tail.

  6. Draw the fins in between the stripes.

  7. Add the side fin.

  8. Add bubbles to the background.

  9. Trace with a marker and color.


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how to draw a clownfish

This adorable clown fish was made by a talented 1st grader, Neariah, a few years back. If it looks familiar, it’s because it graced the cover of a Strathmore Paint Pad of paper for quite a few years. I still see it from time to time at Michael’s and JoAnn’s. So proud of her!

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