How to Draw a Tadpole



It's easy to draw a tadpole by following these simple instructions.

Steps

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    Determine how big you want your tadpole. It is best to make a cross of how long and wide.
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    Make an oval around the cross's points. Make sure to touch all of the ends of the cross.
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    Color the oval.
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    Draw an elongated teardrop from the main body (which will be the widest part of the drop to the end of its tail.
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    Color in the teardrop.
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    Draw a couple of light lines leading away from the main body around the tale with a pencil.

Tips

  • Don't make the main body of the tadpole a circle, make it an oval.
  • Ask someone to judge how well or realistic your tadpole looks, and what you can improve on.
  • Experiment with shading, tone, and colour to create realistic effects.
  • Study how tadpoles are shaped for more realism.

Warnings

  • Don't draw from your memory. If you're an inexperienced or poor drawer, as your picture might come out looking odd or abnormal. Use photos, such as the one provided here.

Things You'll Need

  • Pencil
  • Paper

Article Info

Categories: Drawing Animals