How to Draw a Shark – Simple Printable Tutorial for Shark Week

How to draw a shark in a simple way is something that my kids wanted to learn so we put together this easy printable tutorial to share.

Sharks are one of the most beloved animals by kids… even by adults, too!

Especially since Baby Shark came into our lives, and with Shark Week being just around the corner, we just needed to make a super easy printable to help kids learn how to draw a shark.

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Let’s learn how to draw a shark!

Make an Easy Shark Drawing

Learning how to draw sharks is a fun, creative, and colorful art experience for kids of all ages. And whether you’re looking for a great white shark drawing or just want to learn how to draw a cute shark, you’re in the right place!

Just download the step by step instructions pdf, print it and get your pencil and colored pencils or crayons.

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If you have young artists in your family, they can learn how to make cool drawings and turn any piece of paper into art! There are tons of free painting lessons and coloring printables for you and your little ones.

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Let’s follow the steps to make our own shark drawing!

Easy Steps to Draw a Shark

Our three pages of shark drawing steps are super easy to follow, and so much fun too!  You will soon be drawing sharks – grab your pencil and let’s get started:

  1. Start with the shark body:  Draw two oval shapes, notice that the larger one is a little tilted.
  2. Erase the inside lines.
  3. Draw two more ovals right next to the body to make a shark tail.
  4. Erase all the lines of the shark tail except the little moon shape at the top.
  5. Connect the shark body and the shark tail with two lines.
  6. Add a wavy line through the body.
  7. Draw two top fins.
  8. Draw the two bottom fins.
  9. Add details like eyes, gills, smile…and of course, shark teeth!

The steps are easier to follow with the printable instructions because you can go step by step following each example.

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Simple shark drawing steps!

You are now drawing sharks with the simple step by step instructions…easy peasy!

Download How to Draw a Shark Here

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How did your shark drawing turn out?

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