How to draw a jellyfish

Grid step

You can print out the base construction lines and start drawing on tracing paper or you can draw the grid layout yourself using the following steps… Show more

1) Draw a rectangle that will define the conditional proportions and boundaries of the chosen drawing.
2) From the middle of the rectangle, draw one vertical and one horizontal line equally dividing the shape.
3) Draw another horizontal line equally dividing the upper half of the rectangle. Similarly, draw a horizontal line equally dividing the bottom half of the rectangle.
4) Draw a vertical line equally dividing the left half of the rectangle. Similarly, draw a vertical line equally dividing the right half of the rectangle.

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Step 1

Mark off the width and height of the picture. Draw guidelines for the jellyfish’s body.

Step 2

Draw the shape of the creature’s hood.

Step 3

Sketch the oral arm of the jellyfish.

Step 4

Add its hood margin and details to its oral arm.

Step 5

Add the tentacles of the jellyfish.

Step 6

Detail the oral arm more.

Step 7

Contour the jellyfish, trying to vary the thickness and darkness of the line. Add more detail and add water.

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Lena London
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