In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Realistic Octopus in 6 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.
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How to Draw a Realistic Octopus - Step-by-Step Tutorial
Step 1: Begin by drawing a dot for the eye
Step 2: Now for the funnel, draw a circle below the eye.
Step 3: Now for the head. Draw a large n-shape with two bumps near the eye.
Step 4: Next is the tentacles. Draw 8 pairs of curved lines that join at the end
Step 5: Add circles for detail on the underside of the tentacles
Step 6: Finally add some dots on the face for detail