How to Draw a Cute Whale

The blue whale is one of the rarest and most incredible sights on earth – and we have a chance to bring it to life in just a few short steps! If you are ready to create something amazing, then let’s get started.


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Start by taking a black fineliner pen and drawing a small circle on the left of your page.


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Add another, smaller circle inside this one…


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And then add a long, thin shape above this, pointing to the ends.


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Use a black pen to bring a line across from the left, pointing towards the left of the page.


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At the end of this line, create a point by bringing a second line across to the right.


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Add a horizontal line just below the point…


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And then create another point to the left of the first, by bringing a line down and across toward the bottom right-hand corner of the page.


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At the end of this, add a slightly curved line, angling in the other direction…


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And turn this into a point with another parallel line beside it.


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Next, bring a curved line across to the right from the top of the head.


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Add a small “point” for a fin, and then extend the line down towards the bottom right-hand corner of the page.


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Bring a curved line across at the bottom, curving up and to the right…


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And then add an angled line to the top and bottom.


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Connect these together with two more angled lines to create a tail for your whale.


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Add another line along the bottom of the belly…


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And then add a curved line below the eye.


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Extend this line across a little further, adding a small bump, and then angle the line down towards the bottom of the side fin.


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Use a black fineliner pen to add a series of curved lines across the belly…


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Before adding a few more lines to the inside of the mouth.


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Fill in the brow on the top of the head…


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And then use a light blue pen to fill in the back of the whale.


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Shade in the belly with a light blue pencil to complete your design!


And voila – you are the proud owner of your very own adorable blue whale – and this is just the tip of the iceberg. Take some time to do a little research, and discover all there is to know about these majestic creatures.

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