How to Draw a Shark With Triangles

How to draw an incredibly simple shark for those people who doodle for fun.

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How to Draw a Shark With Triangles
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Gather supplies

Gather supplies

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Draw a long narrow triangle on its side. (Use long narrow triangles unless you want a fat tuna).

Draw a long narrow triangle on its side. (Use long narrow triangles unless you want a fat tuna).

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3
Draw a second triangle also on its side, only slightly longer, with the bases touching.

Draw a second triangle also on its side, only slightly longer, with the bases touching.

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Draw a long skinny triangle touching tips with the triangle on the right.

Draw a long skinny triangle touching tips with the triangle on the right.

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Draw another triangle that directly reflects the last one drawn to make the tail.

Draw another triangle that directly reflects the last one drawn to make the tail.

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On the top of the second triangle just behind the vertical line draw a moderate size triangle to form the dorsal fin.

On the top of the second triangle just behind the vertical line draw a moderate size triangle to form the dorsal fin.

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Just behind the main dorsal fin draw a smaller version forming the secondary dorsal fin. Below on the underbelly draw a fin reflecting the second dorsal fin to form the pelvic fin.

Just behind the main dorsal fin draw a smaller version forming the secondary dorsal fin. Below on the underbelly draw a fin reflecting the second dorsal fin to form the pelvic fin.

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On the underside of the first triangle(head) draw a moderate size fin pointing downward to form the shark’s caudal fin.

On the underside of the first triangle(head) draw a moderate size fin pointing downward to form the shark’s caudal fin.

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Just a bit forward of the caudal fin draw a triangle pointing forward to form the bottom jaw.

Just a bit forward of the caudal fin draw a triangle pointing forward to form the bottom jaw.

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Draw little triangles in the mouth of the shark to make the teeth.

Draw little triangles in the mouth of the shark to make the teeth.

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Draw little circle forming the eye at the front of the shark.

Draw little circle forming the eye at the front of the shark.

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Finally draw five lines to form the gills just above the cadual fin.

Finally draw five lines to form the gills just above the cadual fin.

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Feel free to add more detail when comfortable with your drawing.

Feel free to add more detail when comfortable with your drawing.

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Add shading for those who advanced enough to move beyond a simple doodle.

Add shading for those who advanced enough to move beyond a simple doodle.

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