How to draw Marlin from the cartoon “Finding Nemo” (+ coloring)

A cartoon “Finding Nemo” is a funny story about underwater inhabitants and the adventures of fish Marlin and its son Nemo. Young Nemo disappears and Marlin goes to find it.

If your child like the characters, you can offer him or her to draw Marlin. All you need – the necessary tools and attentiveness.

You need:
1

Auxiliary figure

The fish looks like an oval that’s why draw this figure first.
Auxiliary figure

2

Tail

Add two lines on the left which widen to the end, forming a tail.Tail
Connect the tail using a curved line.Tail

3

Correction

Make the transition from the tail to the body more smoother and erase the unnecessary line.
Correction

4

Outlines of the head

Marlin’s head outlines are more flatter, similar to the side of the square but with rounded corners.Outlines of the head

5

Smile

Draw a happy smile on its head on the bottom.
Smile

6

Pattern

There is a pattern in the form of two lines on the fish scale. One is near the head, the other one separates the body and the tail.
Pattern

7

Eyes

Draw a big round eye above the smile.Eyes
The second eye is only slightly visible because Marlin is turned in profile.Eyes

8

Divide the tail

Don’t forget to divide the tail using the straight lines to give it the right shape.Divide the tail

9

Side fin

Marlin, like all fish, has fins. They are small, smoothly expand at the end.Side fin
Decorate the fin with straight lines.Side fin

10

Fin on the back

The fin on the back provides the fish with mobility in the water. It’s depicted as a wavy line.Fin on the back

11

Additional fin

Add another small fin near the basis of the tail.
Additional fin

12

Details of the fin on the back

Decorate the fin on the back with slightly curved short lines.
Details of the fin on the back

13

Fin on the belly

Draw another fin on Marlin’s belly.Fin on the belly
This detail is very small but also helps to maneuver in the water.Fin on the belly

14

Strip on scales

The last detail is a curved strip near the fin.
Strip on scales

15

Coloring

Color the fish in orange and color the stripes in white.
Coloring

16

Coloring

Choose how you want to paint.

17

Collage with stages of Marlin drawing

Collage with stages of Marlin drawing



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