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how to draw a seashell step by step

How To Draw A Seashell Step By Step

Seashells are awesome and no one can change my mind about this. They just have this magical quality about them and every time I come across a seashell while strolling along the shore, I always take one back home with me.

There’s many different kinds of seashells and they are all unique in their own way. But the one that I love the most is what we will be drawing in this lesson.

It’s the perfect seashell to draw if you’ve never drawn one before. It’s just made up of a few simple shapes and lines that anyone can do it.

So, if you’re ready to learn how to draw a seashell step by step, I’ve created this detailed guide just for you.

All you need is a pencil and a page to get started.

Steps For Drawing A Seashell

Step 1

Step 1

Begin by drawing a V shape like this but leave a substantial distance in between the two lines in the middle of this shape.

Step 2

Step 2

Then you just draw these corner shapes that join at the bottom of this V line. It should join together just below this shape.

Step 3

How To Draw A Seashell Step 3

Go to the top of the shape and draw this curly line. You don’t need to worry about making it perfectly even as this will give your seashell drawing more interest.

Step 4

How To Draw A Seashell Step 4

If you take a close look at an actual seashell, you would discover that they have lines running down them.

Draw a few lines from the top curly line towards the end of the seashell.

This extra details makes your drawing look so much better.

Step 5

How To Draw A Seashell Step 5

You may stop drawing at the previous step if you feel your seashell drawing looks perfect as is but if you want to add an extra detail, then go ahead and draw these extra lines at the bottom of the seashell.

When you are finished with this step, you can leave your drawing as is or you can go ahead and add a pretty color to it.

Totally up to you!


So, friends, did you enjoy learning how to draw a seashell from scratch? I sure did! This drawing was a lot of fun and I also can’t wait to try drawing other kinds of seashells with different shapes and designs.

I have a good feeling that it will be just as good as this one. Since we’re on a roll with drawing fun things from the sea, here are a few more drawing tutorials that are related:

How To Draw A Seahorse

How To Draw A Shark Step By Step

How To Draw A Turtle

You will love these drawings just as much as this one, maybe even more!

So do take a look if you have a chance or come back later to try them out when you have time. See you in the next drawing lesson.

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