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How to Draw a Tropical Fish

If you learn how to draw a tropical fish, you can start to appreciate just how many different kinds of fish there are swimming around in the ocean right now.

how to draw a tropical fish
how to draw a tropical fish


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Time needed: 1 hour.

How to Draw a Tropical Fish

  1. Make guidelines. Start the back half of the body.

  2. Add the front half of the body.

  3. Draw a tail with the shapes shown.

  4. Add lips, eye and stripes.

  5. Add lines in the tail and spikes on top.

  6. Add two fins.

  7. Add lines to fins. Draw two flippers.

  8. Add coral and a sand line.

  9. Trace with a marker and color with lots of bright colors.

how to draw a tropical fish

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