How to draw a jellyfish: step by step instruction (+ coloring)

Sea world is amazing and diverse. And a child who is at the seaside for the first time, pretends him to be a sailor, an explorer of the sea.

It’s important to show your child the sea inhabitants before such a trip. One of them is a jellyfish – harmless jelly-like umbrella which attracts you with its bright colors. The child should know that to touch this creature is dangerous because its tentacles leave burns on human’s body. Draw a jellyfish together with your child and tell him or her about it during the process of drawing.

You need:
1

Basis

Firstly, mark the basis of the body of the jellyfish. Draw a small circle using a compass or any round object.

Basis

2

Correction

Draw a horizontal line inside the circle at the bottom.

Correction

Erase part of the oval under the line to make the body of the jellyfish look like a mushroom’s pileus.

Correction

3

Inner ring

The detail which looks like a collar is called the inner ring. It separates the body of the jellyfish from its tentacles. Draw a ring with the help of curved, wavy lines.

Inner ring

4

Lateral tentacles

Lateral tentacles of the “marine umbrella” are short, but the most dangerous. They contain a poison that paralyzes the victim.

Lateral tentacles

5

Central tentacles

But the tentacles, which are in the center are long. They are the part of the mouth of the jellyfish. All tentacles are curved and wavy.

Central tentacles

6

Small details

Draw another collar at a small distance from the border inside the collar.

Small details

7

Inner part

The jellyfish seems to be of a one color, but in fact, the inner part of it is a little bit darker. Draw another circle inside its body which will mark its skin.

Inner part

8

Coloring

Jellyfish are usually of soft and unusual color. Let your child to be creative and color the drawing by himself or herself.

Coloring

If you are interested in coloring, jellyfish online coloring is the best way to spend your free time good. Choose a color for filling and get started. Be sure – you will like it!

Choose how you want to paint.

9

Collage of the stages of the jellyfish drawing

Collage of the stages of the jellyfish drawing



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