How to Draw a Queen Fish

When it comes to fish, there is a hierarchy – and the Queen is always at the top. Get ready to bring her to life in all her glory with our easy-to-follow guide – are you ready?


Tutorial Video


Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

1.

how to draw a queen fish step 1

Start with a black fineliner pen and draw a crown on the left side of your page.


2.

how to draw a queen fish step 2

Now, add two “teardrop” shapes, angled to 90 degrees, below this, and add a small stem to the left.


3.

how to draw a queen fish step 3

Connect this to the crown with a curved line. Next, add a larger “teardrop” shape to the bottom left of the crown – aim the point down towards the bottom left-hand corner of the page.


4.

how to draw a queen fish step 4

Connect this shape to the crown at the top with a curved line, and then to the smaller shape with another curve. Add another line to create a “point” shape at the bottom.


5.

how to draw a queen fish step 5

Now, bring across a tail on the right, and fill this with small, fine lines.


6.

how to draw a queen fish step 6

Add a small half circle shape to the top of this, and then add short, curved marks to the side of this.


7.

how to draw a queen fish step 7

Now, add an almond shape to the face, and add a crescent moon shape to the top. Next, add more short marks for lashes at the top.


8.

how to draw a queen fish step 8

Add a smaller shape inside this for the eye…


9.

how to draw a queen fish step 9

And then return to the top left of the crown. Bring across two wavy, parallel lines heading to the left, and ending in a point.


10.

how to draw a queen fish step 10

Now, fill this shape with smaller fine lines, following the curves.


11.

how to draw a queen fish step 11

Add another wavy shape below the main body, with the top curve following the curve above it. Make the bottom line of this slightly wavy.


12.

how to draw a queen fish step 12

Add more thin lines inside this…


13.

how to draw a queen fish step 13

And then add two curved lines to connect the face and top fin, taking this down to a “hook”, and then back up and across to connect the bottom fin and the bottom of the face.


14.

how to draw a queen fish step 14

Next, create a sweeping tail with two large “forks” heading off towards the right…


15.

how to draw a queen fish step 15

And once again, fill this with thin, fine lines.


16.

how to draw a queen fish step 16

Now, fill the main body of your queen fish with a series of small, curved shapes.


17.

how to draw a queen fish step 17

Grab an orange pen, and shade the tail, the fin and several small circles on the main body.


18.

how to draw a queen fish step 18

Use a yellow pen for the crown, the bottom of the fish, and more of the small shapes on the body…


19.

how to draw a queen fish step 19

And then use the orange pen for the face and other scales.


20.

how to draw a queen fish step 20

Now, grab a red pen, and use this for the eyelids and a smattering of other scales.


21.

how to draw a queen fish step 21

Shade the lips and the remaining scales with a pink pen.


And there we have it – your very own stunning queen fish – did you ever see so much sass?

How to Draw a Queen Fish Gallery

Related Drawing Tutorials

Leave a Comment