How to Draw a Whale?2 min read

Activities for Kids Oct 24, 2021



How to Draw a Whale?2 min read

Sea creatures are always a joy to draw. They’re unique, fascinating and they’re from the sea! This tutorial will show your child how to draw a whale with easy steps. We have some fun facts about whales too! Whale, what are you waiting for? Let’s draw!

Whale Fun Facts

Here are some fun facts about whales

  • Dolphins are Whales, but Whales are not Dolphins.
  • Whales communicate by using sound.
  • Whales don’t chew their food.
  • Killer Whales aren’t actually whales; they are the largest species of dolphins.
  • Blue Whales are the largest animals on the earth.
  • Whales are born tail first; this means that their heads come out last.
  • World Whale Day is celebrated on 20 February.
  • Whales love to sing.
  • Wind turbines were inspired by Humpback Whales.

What materials are required to draw a Whale?

You will need these materials to draw a whale

  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Drawing Paper
  • Black Marker
  • Crayons/Color Pencils

How long will it take to draw a Whale?

The time needed to draw a whale is 45 minutes.

How to draw a Whale?

If you want to learn how to draw a whale that is cute and a little on the cartoon side, this drawing tutorial is perfect for you!

Learn to use drawing guides. Guidelines help by providing a reference point while drawing. To make guidelines, draw dotted lines with your pencil vertically and horizontally across your drawing paper. You could also fold your paper two ways to create creases for guidelines.

To draw a cute whale, follow these super easy steps

Step 1: Start drawing the bottom of the body of the whale.
Step 2: Draw the head and narrow it towards the tail.
Step 3: Draw the end of the tail.
Step 4: Now add the lip line.
Step 5: Draw an eye of the whale. Add a simple brow.
Step 6: Now add a small flipper near the bottom of the body.
Step 7: Draw the spout.
Step 8: Draw a wavy water line in the background.
Step 9: Outline your whale with a marker and color it. Color the background with different shades of blue.

Did you enjoy this little art project with us? We hope you learned something interesting about whales too!


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