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How to draw megalodon with pencil step-by-step drawing tutorial

Updated: Dec 6, 2023

In this lesson, we will learn how to draw a megalodon shark with a pencil in stages, an extinct predator, the largest predatory fish in history. See the comparison image below for a comparison of the megalodon and the shark of this time, as well as the diver.

We will draw this action, a megalodon hunting for large fish.

How to draw megalodon with pencil step-by-step drawing tutorial

Step 1. Outline the shape of the megalodon.

Draw just such a shape - this is a muzzle with an open mouth, the line shows the middle, then draw the middle of the predator's body.

How to draw megalodon. Step 1. Outline the shape of the megalodon.

Step 2. Outline the body of megalodon.

Draw the body of the megalodon. This drawing is in perspective, it has such a shape, i.e. body length decreases, a sharp drop in body thickness. We outline the mouth of a giant shark.

How to draw megalodon.  Step 2. Outline the body of megalodon.

Step 3. Draw megalodon's fins and muzzle.

We draw further, we draw fins. Then draw the megalodon's muzzle in more detail.

How to draw megalodon.  Step 3. Draw megalodon's fins and muzzle.

Step 4. Draw the outline of the megalodon with harder pencil.

Now that we are OK with our megalodon's outline, we need to harden the contours, then draw teeth, an eye, a nostril.

How to draw megalodon.  Step 4. Draw the outline of the megalodon with harder pencil.

Step 5. Draw the outlines for the hunted fish.

Next, draw the outlines of the two fish.

How to draw megalodon.  Step 5. Draw the outlines for the hunted fish.

Step 6. Draw the hunted fish in more detail. Add details to megalodon.

We draw their mouth, eyes, fins and tail. Also, we start to hatch the megalodon drawing: dark inside its mouth, darker bottom.

How to draw megalodon.  Step 6. Draw the hunted fish in more detail. Add details to megalodon.

Step 7. Continue to hatch the body of megalodon.

We paint over the oral cavity in black, for this it is better to take a very soft pencil, for example 8B. We leave a small area where the air is white, then draw curls there, simulating the outgoing air. We draw gills.

How to draw megalodon.  Step 7. Continue to hatch the body of megalodon.

Step 8. Shade the hunted fish.

We apply shadows on the floating fish and air bubbles.

How to draw megalodon.  Step 8. Shade the hunted fish.

Step 9. Finalizing the drawing of megalodon.

Here is a finished drawing of a megalodon chasing prey.

How to draw megalodon.  Step 9. Finalizing the drawing of megalodon.

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