How to Draw an Octopus Head

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw an Octopus Head in 7 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.

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How to Draw an Octopus Head - Step-by-Step Tutorial

Step 1: Begin by drawing a backwards "J" shaped line.

Step 2: Continue the first line from the top with another arched line. It should look a bit like an arrowhead.

Step 3: From the bottom of the second line, draw a long, curved line for the front of the face.

Step 4: On the opposite side, draw a sideways "E" shaped line with a sideways "L" shape attached below it for the back part of the face.

Step 5: Draaw two curved lines in the middle of the bottom of the face, so it looks like hands of the octopus.

Step 6: In the center of the face, draw a large shaded circle for the left eye. Add a curved line above and below it, as well as on the left side.

Step 7: Draw a half egg shaped bump on the other side of the head for the right eye in side view.

Step 8: Your octopus is done!

How to Draw an Octopus Head - Step-by-Step Tutorial

How to Draw an Octopus Head – Step-by-Step Tutorial