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

Different wonders are hidden in the depths of the sea: the incredibly beautiful fish, strange creatures, sea stars, algae and seashells of course. Some of them have pearls inside. You can hear the sound of the sea if you bring the shell close to your ear.

The shell which was found at the seashore will remind you about your great vacation. But if your child hasn’t found such a souvenir – don’t despair. We offer you to draw a seashell. The drawing will remind you about great summer.

You need:
1

Basis

The basis of the shell looks like a shuttlecock.

The basis of the shell looks like a shuttlecock.

2

Adding details

Add the detail to the shell’s side, making your drawing bigger in such a way.

Adding details

Add the identical detail to another side. The details become more narrow near the lower part.

Adding details

3

Continue adding the parts

Draw identical parts. They end not at the very bottom, but slightly above.

Continue adding the parts

4

Lower part

Draw two irregular semicircles on the right and on the left at the bottom. The shell can be tightly closed with the help of these small details.

Lower part

5

Horizontal lines

The shell is divided with the help of horizontal lines which start from its curves above.

Horizontal lines

6

Pattern

There is an original pattern on each seashell. Draw wavy lines on its surface.

Pattern

Draw the same solid line in the lower part. Curves should coincide with horizontal lines.

Pattern

7

Small details

Add more horizontal lines on the shell.

Small details

Draw small details at the top and at the bottom.

Small details

8

Coloring

Seashells can be of different bright colors that smoothly flow into each other. Let your child try to create his or her own pattern.

Coloring

You can also color the shell online on the website. Choose a color and start! It’s a very interesting activity.

Choose how you want to paint.

9

Collage of the stages of the seashells drawing

Collage of the stages of the seashells drawing



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