How to draw cartoon merfolk

How to draw cartoon merfolk

Step 1:

Start with the shapes and guides for your head and body. Once you are done, draw the guidelines for the limbs and the face.

Step 2:

You can start by drawing the profile view. You can also add details to the ear.

Step 3:

The frill top, or fin, for the head should be drawn. You can also color the hair. You can also add detail and definition to your fin.

Step 4:

Next, draw the shape of your neck. Draw the breasts if you’re making a male. Make sure to also add pointed frills at the elbows if you’re making a female.

Step 5:

Continue the flow to your torso, then draw in some of back end of mermaid. Finally, add frills to the tail.

Step 6:

Finish the tail of the mermaid and draw the fin at bottom. This is a flare-like style. You can add details to the tail.

Step 7:

Draw the other side and you are done.

Step 8:

The last step is to draw the frills along the neck and back.

Step 9:

Now, here is the line art.

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