How to Draw a Realistic Shrimp

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Realistic Shrimp in 5 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.

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

Step 1: Let's start by drawing the head. Draw a long triangular head diagonally with the left side pointed more upwards than the right. Now draw two thin double-lined, pointed at the end, antennas going upwards from the tip of the head. And draw one going downwards. Add some fuzzy lines on the head for detail.

Step 2: Next, we draw the eyes which is two dots on the tip of the head a little behind the antennae.

Step 3: Draw the body by drawing small irregular vertical rectangles adjacent to each other and going smaller towards the back. Make them slightly curved as well. Add a line towards the bottom for detail.

Step 4: Now draw the tail by drawing several intersecting lines at the end of the body and making a hook-like shape ffor the tail by joining two lines and making a pointed end.

Step 5: Next, draw the legs. Start by drawing thin, segmented, straw-like shapes with pointed ends below the head. Make four legs this way, two straight and two curved at an angle of 90.

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

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