How To Draw A Mermaid Drawing

In this article, you will learn how to draw a Mermaid drawing easy step by step guide. Also watch the video tutorial on how to draw the Mermaid easy.

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Step:1 Draw Neck Of Mermaid

How to draw mermaid

There are some rather intricate details to this mermaid picture, so to make things easier. It will take things slowly and break it down into smaller steps.

For this first part of our guide on how to draw a mermaid, we shall start with the face of the mermaid.

To draw in the face, start with a sharply curved line that ends in a bit of a point as you can see in the reference image.

Step 2 – Draw eyes of mermaid

How to draw mermaid eyes

The facial details of the mermaid may look intricate, but they’re all made up of fairly simple lines!

The eyes are drawn with two small, curved lines, with a more angular small line for the nose.Then, give her a little smile with a curved line under the nose.

Once you have the face in, add in a neck for your mermaid drawing and draw in some details to the ears.

For small details like these ones, it’s best to use a thin-tipped pen or a very sharp pencil to make the details easier.

Step 3 – Drawing the hair of mermaid

How to draw mermaid hair

Mermaids are almost always depicted with long, luscious hair, and this mermaid will be no exception.

Firstly, use two lines over the top of the face to make a parting in the hair. Then draw two lines coming down from above that heading towards where the shoulders will be.

Step 4 – Drawing Mermaid Dress

How to draw mermaid dress

For step 4 of our guide on how to draw a mermaid, we shall tackle the arms and chest of your mermaid.

For this step, referring closely to the reference image will help a lot!

The arms will extend straight out from where the lines of the neck end. They will be in a relaxed position to suggest that she is lazily floating in the water.

Step 5 – Drawing the mermaid tail

How to draw mermaid tail

Using some fairly straight lines, simply draw down from the shell bikini to make a waist for your mermaid drawing.

Then, draw some wavy lines coming down from the arms to show the hair flowing behind her.

Step 6 – Draw mermaid hand

How to draw mermaid hand

Every mermaid needs a fishtail, and we shall start to add it to your mermaid drawing in this step.

This will be done by using two curvy lines coming down from the waist and curving to the right as you can see in the image.

Once you have these lines in, you can also draw in the end of her hair flowing to the right of her waist.

Step 7 – Draw complete mermaid

mermaid drawing

Now that you have most of the fishtail drawn in, you can extend it a bit and then add in the end of the fin using some sharp lines like the ones in the image.

Then, you can draw in a cute little flower in her hair for a pretty look.

How to draw mermaid step by step
How to draw mermaid step by step
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Thanks for drawing with me .


That’s it guys, we have finally completed the drawing of a Mermaid, hope you liked it and if you have any doubts about the mermaid drawing, let me know in the comment section.

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My Name is Rajat Singh, Author of Drawing is my hobby, I started painting at a very young age, especially drawing cartoon characters & superhero figures.

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