How to Draw a Realistic Squid

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Realistic Squid in 5 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 Squid - Step-by-Step Tutorial

Step 1: Start by drawing a triangular fin. Make the right side very wide and wiggly. Draw a line in the middle.

Step 2: Draw the mantle behind the fins. Draw a rectangular shape on the right of the fin.

Step 3: Now we draw the head by drawing two curved lines on either side of the mantle. Draw a line at the base.

Step 4: Next we draw the eye at the bottom of the head. Draw an oval shape and then a tiny hollow circle in the middle of it.

Step 5: Now we draw the tentacles by drawing several apendages arising from the top of the head. Make them all pointed at the end and curved in different directions. Draw a line of tiny circles on one side of all tentacles for detail.

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

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