How to Draw a Realistic Catfish

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Realistic Catfish in 6 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.

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Below are the individual steps - you can click on each one for a High Resolution printable PDF version.

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How to Draw a Realistic Catfish - Step-by-Step Tutorial

Step 1: Begin with a triangle shaped head and add a barb on the smaller part where the triangle narrows.

Step 2: Next you'll draw in the other barb, making it smaller than the other and crooked.

Step 3: Then you'll add the eye above the barbs.

Step 4: Next draw the elongated body, leaving a space for the tail fin and a small, thin fin near the center of the belly.

Step 5: Then draw in the small top fin and the longer bottom fin, making sure to draw in the lines on both.

Step 6: Lastly, draw in the tail fin in the space you left in the body, including the lines for the fin.

How to Draw a Realistic Catfish - Step-by-Step Tutorial

How to Draw a Realistic Catfish – Step-by-Step Tutorial