How to Draw a Realistic Hammerhead Shark

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Realistic Hammerhead Shark in 7 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.

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How to Draw a Realistic Hammerhead Shark - Step-by-Step Tutorial

Step 1: Let's start with the head. Draw a rectangle tilted slightly diagonally, but leave space for the neck. If you can, make the bottom two corners of the rectangle a bit pointier.

Step 2: We're going to add some detail to the face now. Add a dot for the eye.

Step 3: Next add a curve for the mouth

Step 4: Next we can draw the body. Draw a large oval with triangles on top and underneath for fins. Add lines for gills.

Step 5: Draw the last fin as a thin triangle.

Step 6: Next add the pelvic and anal fins as a zig-zag line along the bottom of the body.

Step 7: Finish with the tail, which is a large triangle with a triangle cut out of it.

How to Draw a Realistic Hammerhead Shark - Step-by-Step Tutorial

How to Draw a Realistic Hammerhead Shark – Step-by-Step Tutorial