How to Draw a Realistic Eel

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Realistic Eel in 7 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 Eel - Step-by-Step Tutorial

Step 1: Begin with the head and mouth along the edge, making it conical with a space opposite the point for the rest of the body.

Step 2: Next draw the eyes slightly above the point and the mouth.

Step 3: Then draw in the small flat fin at the back of the head.

Step 4: Next draw the wavy body leading away from the head.

Step 5: Then draw the dorsal fin along the top of the back.

Step 6: Next draw the last part of the body after the last curve.

Step 7: Lastly, draw in the tail fin.

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

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