How to Draw a Fish Bowl

So you've already learned how to draw a fish. You can't draw just a fish though. Fish don't live in midair. It can be difficult to draw a fish bowl, however.

Steps

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    Draw a simple circle, being as careful as you can. Use light pencil strokes to begin. You will need to do some erasing in the next step.
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    Use a ruler and draw a line approximately half an inch, or 1 centimeter (0.4 in), across the top of the fish bowl. Erase everything above the line.
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    Sketch a line about half an inch (1 cm) below the first line. Make sure this line is parallel to the top of the fish bowl. This line is your waterline. If you plan on having a colored fish bowl, sketch this very lightly.
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    Add the bottom of the fish bowl. Using a ruler, lightly draw an even line about 14 centimeter (0.1 in) from the bottom most part of the bowl. Take your ruler and measure where the fish bowl itself and your new line are exactly 1 centimeter (0.4 in) apart. Draw a light line here, and repeat on the other side. Curve the sides of the bottom up a little, so it looks more circular.
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    Draw the interior of the fish bowl. Add plants, gravel, fish castles, or whatever you please.
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    Color in your new masterpiece!
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    Finished.

Tips

  • Sketch lightly first. You can go over your light lines when you are positive you are happy with your lines.

Things You'll Need

  • One sheet of paper
  • Sharpened pencil
  • Eraser
  • Metric ruler

Article Info

Categories: Drawing Shapes and Forms