How to Draw a Cartoon Tiger Shark

Posted in Cartoon Tutorials on December 27, 2019
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Drawing a cartoon tiger shark can get confusing if you think about details.

This guide will show you how to draw an easy cartoon shark with a few steps.

We will use circles and triangles as our main shapes.

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How to Draw a Cartoon Tiger Shark

Step 1

Step 1 Template Circle

Draw a medium-sized circle in the center of your paper. 

If the circle is too big, the rest of the cartoon shark won't fit.

Step 2

Step 2 The shark's outline.

Sketch the outline of the shark as you see in the image.

Use the circle template as your guide to measure each object.

Step 3

Step 3 The shark's fins.

Draw the upper and lower fin of the cartoon tiger shark.

Measure the line that runs through the center of the body.

Connect the lower fin to the line in the middle.

Step 4

Step 4 The shark's mouth and teeth.

Begin sketching the mouth and teeth.

Draw big eyes on the shark for a cartoon effect.

Step 5

Step 5 Cartoon Tiger Shark stripes and gills.

Add the shark's gills and stripes throughout the entire body.

Notice on the tail it has round spots instead of stripes.

Step 6

Cartoon Tiger Shark

Complete your drawing by adding final details and erase unwanted lines.

Paint your cartoon tiger shark with orange, yellow and black.

Fun Shark Facts

Sharks do not have the same teeth

Teeth are very significant to a shark's diet and hunting habits. 

They use them when killing, grabbing, and tearing. 

And since the teeth are bigger than most sea creatures, fishermen and hunters love them. 

When a shark losses a tooth when eating or hunting, it is easily replaced, but with discomfort or pain.

Sharks have around 3000 teeth which allows them to continue their activities if they lose a tooth.

However, all sharks do not have the same teeth. 

For instance, Mako sharks have pointed teeth while the White shark’s teeth are triangular. 

Also, the shape and the size of a shark tooth depends on the species. 

And since most shark species do not chew their food, the teeth are used to grab, hold, and tear the food. 

Another interesting thing about shark teeth is that they are the only part of the shark that has bones. 

The shark's teeth allows them to hold or attack any animal in the water.

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