Here is “how to draw a goldfish “, step by step. I chose to make this tutorial because I know there are a lot of kids, teens and adults that have a goldfish as a pet. In fact, some people are only allowed to have a fish as a pet, and a majority of fish that are owned as companions are goldfish. This lesson is of a goldfish swimming from the side which means the angle of this animal is from the side.
Interesting facts about goldfish
The goldfish is a freshwater fish. It was one of the earliest fish to be domesticated, and is one of the most commonly kept aquarium fish. A relatively small member of the carp family, the goldfish is a domesticated version of a less-colorful carp. It was first domesticated in China more than a thousand years ago, and several distinct breed have since been developed. Goldfish breeds vary greatly in size, body shape, fin configuration and coloration (various combinations of white, yellow, orange, red, brown, and black are known).
Learn how to draw a goldfish easily by following these steps.
Step 1: First thing to draw a goldfish is to draw a curve line similar to letter S. It should be congested from the bottom as compare to top.
Step 2: Draw the fish face. Draw only quarter face portion along with fins. Fins will resemble V shape flap.
Step 3: After completing the previous step , draw a circle for eye. It should be little bigger in proportion to the fish.
Step 4: Draw the inner eye by making another circle inside previous circle. Color the pupil black .
Step 5: Draw the fish with light hand and use H Scale pencil. Avoid drawing extra lines. Now draw the goldfish tail. We will make it with folding lines. Lines should be neat and accurate. Later details will be added.
Step 6: Let’s draw the goldfish backside arm. Make portion of fish tail. It is an easy way of making folds. Give rough texture by small strokes. Shade it in grey and black. Don’t forget to blend your strokes.
Step 7: We have done the outline of the fish. Lets shape the fish. It is the import ants step of drawing a fish. Shape the fish with wavy effect for its side arm. It will give a perfect look to the sketch.
Step 8: Add double line on the area of the arm then shape it roughly toward the tail.
Step 9: Now you know how to draw a goldfish. It’s time to color our drawing. Make sure that your coloring is in one direction. Always start coloring with light tone to dark tone. Start coloring from the top by using yellow color. Blend orange and red while going down. . Consult your picture while coloring.
Step 10: With this sketch is ready. This is the easiest tutorial to draw a goldfish.
I hope you enjoy this tutorial.