how to draw a jellyfish

In this drawing lesson we’ll show you how to draw a Jellyfish in 6 easy steps. This free step by step lesson progressively builds upon each previous step until you get to the final rendering of the JellyFish.

This is a simple drawing lesson designed for beginners and kids with easy to follow steps. Feel free to print this page and use as a drawing tutorial.

Here are some fun facts about the JellyFish you might find interesting.

  • Jellyfish are not actually fish; they are invertebrates, belonging to the phylum Cnidaria.
  • Their bodies are made up of a jelly-like substance, and they have no bones, brains, or hearts.
  • Jellyfish use their stinging tentacles to capture prey and for self-defense.
  • Some jellyfish are bioluminescent, which means they can produce their own light.
  • Jellyfish have been around for millions of years and are considered one of the oldest living creatures on Earth.
  • A group of jellyfish is called a bloom, swarm, or smack.
  • Most jellyfish are transparent, making them difficult to spot in the water.
  • Jellyfish are found in oceans all over the world, from the surface to the deep sea.
  • Despite their delicate appearance, jellyfish are efficient predators and play an important role in marine ecosystems.
  • Jellyfish have a unique lifecycle that includes both a polyp stage and a medusa stage, allowing them to reproduce and adapt to various environmental conditions.

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

How To Draw a Jellyfish – Easy 6-Step Drawing Tutorial!

Step 1: Draw the main body of the Jellyfish

how to draw a jellyfish

Step 2: Now, draw the first two tentacles coming down from the body of the Jellyfish.

how to draw a jellyfish

Step 3: Draw a third tentacle.

how to draw a jellyfish

Step 4: Draw in some detail to the head.

how to draw a jellyfish

Step 5: Draw in more tentacles.

how to draw a jellyfish

Step 6: Complete the Jellyfish by finishing the last tentacle and you’re done!

how to draw a jellyfish

Well Done! You’ve successfully completed How To Draw a Jellyfish! You can use the picture below if you want to add color or shading to make your jellyfish drawing more realistic.

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You did it! Congratulations on drawing an Jellyfish! 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 jellyfish is with practice…practice…practice!

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

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