Learn how to draw Ariel for kids step by step with this elementary drawing tutorial for beginners, schoolers, and preschoolers.
In this drawing instruction, you will learn how to draw Ariel for kids. Ariel is the protagonist of The Little Mermaid animated film. She is a mermaid living in the sea. Ariel is the youngest of the seven daughters of the sea king Triton. Spends time with his friends – Sebastian the crab and Flounder the fish.
Ariel has a very memorable appearance: a greenish fishtail, bright orange hair and a purple swimsuit. It will be quite simple to draw a little mermaid in this form, because the guide is made in an elementary style.
Below is a step-by-step instruction that you need to follow in the process of drawing Ariel. Follow all these rules and you will be able to portray a wonderful cartoon. Enjoy drawing!
Time needed: 25 minutes.
How to Draw Ariel for Kids
- Face shape.
Begin by drawing a facial oval as in the example. Initially, draw a small, curved line. On each side, draw two parallel lines that connect together at the bottom.
- Add hair.
Draw an oval at the top, one part of which extends slightly behind the head as shown. Inside, sketch two lines for the hair texture.
- Add parts of the face.
Draw two of Ariel’s eyes as shown. Above the eyes, add some small eyelashes using lines. Draw small circles for the pupils inside the eyes. Draw small lines above the eyes for the eyebrows, and under the eyes draw a small circle for the cartoon nose. Finally, add a curved mouth line.
- Add a swimsuit.
Draw Ariel’s seashell swimsuit.
- Shape a fishtail.
Sketch a fishtail under the upper part. Draw Ariel’s tail using parallel, curved lines.
- Draw the body and arms.
Depict lines for the body from the head to the tail of the mermaid. Draw parallel lines for the arms on the sides.
- Draw the hair.
Now draw Arielle’s wavy hair as shown.
- Fishtail details.
Draw scales across the entire surface of the tail, which will give the texture of the mermaid tail. Finish off the tail by adding a fin at the end mermaid fishtail.
- Color your Ariel artwork.
The drawing of the little mermaid is complete, now you need to color your artwork with the coloring supplies.