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How To Draw A Puffer Fish

Today I’ll be showing you how to draw a puffer fish. Puffer fish are adorable little sea creatures that are famous for their sharp spines and ability to puff up their bodies to look like a balloon. Puffer fish do this to avoid being eaten, and I can’t help but smile every time I see it! So get your pencils ready and let’s learn how to draw a puffer fish!

How To Draw A Puffer Fish Step 1

Step 1

To get our puffer fish started we will first need to draw a simple circle. This circle will form the bulk of the fish’s body.

How To Draw A Puffer Fish Step 3

Step 2

Next, draw the outline of the puffer fish’s eyes and two curved lines for the bumps above its eyes.

Step 3

Now we need to draw the opening of the puffer fish’s mouth below its eyes.

How To Draw A Puffer Fish Step 4

Step 4

Finish the puffer fish’s mouth by adding a few lines around the outside to give the mouth a little more definition.

How To Draw A Puffer Fish Step 5

Step 5

Next, draw two rectangular shapes near the top of the puffer fish’s body for the fins.

How To Draw A Puffer Fish Step 6

Step 6

Add a few thin lines inside each of the fins to give them a little more detail.

Step 7

Lastly, draw several spines covering the entire puffer fish’s body, pointing outward in all directions.

How To Draw A Puffer Fish Step 8

Step 8

All that’s left to do now is to give your puffer fish a little color. Typically, most puffers are a beige/yellow hue on top, and a lighter white or light beige on the bottom. I hope you enjoyed learning how to draw a puffer fish with me. If you did, be sure to share this tutorial on social media and stop back for plenty more! Happy drawing!


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