Learn how to draw an octopus for kids step by step with this elementary drawing tutorial for schoolers and preschoolers.
Hey! In this drawing guide, we have prepared a lesson on how to draw an octopus for kids. Despite the fact that people have been studying our planet for several decades, the ocean has not yet been practically studied and one can only guess about its deep inhabitants. But we know for sure about the aquatic inhabitants of the water with tentacles – octopuses. Moreover, we can easily draw an octopus in just 8 steps.
Octopuses are unique marine animals that move by pushing out water with their tentacles. It’s easy to draw an octopus, just draw long limbs and an elongated head. Follow the advice of our instructions, and you are sure to get a cute drawing.
Time needed: 20 minutes.
How to Draw an Octopus for Kids
- Draw the head.
First you need to draw the head of an octopus in the shape of an elongated oval.
- Draw the face.
Inside the resulting oval, draw a face: two inverted arcs for the eyes and one arc in the shape of a smile.
- Draw the tentacle.
Using curved lines, draw one of the tentacles to the side of the head.
Draw a second limb slightly to the right.
- Add more.
Draw another one in the same way.
- The last.
There is very little left, draw the last tentacle.
- Add suction cups.
Draw small ovals across the surface. These ovals form the octopus suckers.
- Color the drawing.
You can do this as in the example: the head is purple, and the tentacles are light pink.
We hope that this was a useful and informative lesson for you. Be sure to show your new drawing to friends and family. We also recommend that you familiarize yourself with other drawing lessons for kids. Bye-bye!