how to draw a whale
In this drawing lesson we’ll show you how to draw a Blue Whale in 6 easy steps. This step by step lesson progressively builds upon each previous step until you get to the final rendering of the Blue Whale.
Here are some fun facts about the Blue Whale you might find interesting.
  • Blue Whales can reach up to 33 meters in length and 180 metric tons or more in weight.
  • They are the largest animal to have known existed.
  • Long and slender, the blue whale’s body can be various shades of bluish-grey dorsally and somewhat lighter underneath.
  • Blue Whales can reach speeds of 50 kilometers per hour over short bursts, but generally move at around 20 kilometers per hour.
  • Blue Whales most commonly live alone or with one other individual.

Before we get into it, here’s a BONUS Video of Our How To Draw a Blue Whale Easy Drawing Lesson

You can follow along with the video or use the simple drawing steps below the video as a guide!

Follow each of the next 6 steps to see how to draw a Blue Whale.

This is just one version of how to draw a blue whale, you can find many other lessons on drawing sea life using the drop down menu above!

Step 1: Begin by drawing the top portion of the whale’s head.

how to draw a blue whale

Step 2: Complete the mouth and sketch in the lower jaw of the whale.

how to draw a blue whale

Step 3: Add the dorsal fin

how to draw a whale

Step 4: Complete the body of the whale by finishing the rear body and tail.

how to draw a blue whale

Step 5: Draw the fins on the tail section, add the teeth details and don’t forget the eye.

how to draw a blue whale

Step 6: Draw the final details to the lower body and you’re done!

how to draw a blue whale

Well Done, now that you’ve completed How To Draw a Blue Whale, considering adding some shading or coloring to make your whale look realistic! Use the picture below as a guide to shade or color your blue whale drawing.

how to draw a blue whale


You did it! Congratulations on drawing a Blue Whale! Your first try may not have gone as perfectly as you had hoped, but I’m sure after another attempt or two you will see a big improvement. The best way to learn how to draw a blue whale is with practice…practice…practice!

Are you looking for another sea animal to draw? How about learning how to quickly and easily draw a Dolphin?! Take a look here for another quick and easy drawing tutorial: How to Draw a Dolphin

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