How to Draw a Koi Fish

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STEP 1. Lest start this first easy step with some basic shapes. Start with a round circle for its head and then a long oblong shape for the body of the Koi. Next draw out a big triangle for the tail fin. On the face make a small dot for the eye and all the guidelines that are running off the body and face.   STEP 2. Now as you see here you will start to draw in the shape of the Koi fishes face. Now their face resembles that of a cat fish so you have to sketch in the two whiskers. Now using the guidelines you drew coming from the body draw in the fins three on the bottom and one big one on the top. Detail and define his tail fin as well.   STEP 3. now what you will do is detail the fins with a few scratching sketch lines on all five fins. After that sketch in some detailing lines on the body and draw the shape of the side of the Koi's face which is round. After you do all of these tasks you can move to the next step.   STEP 4. For this last step all you need to do is draw in the different markings on the body. Of course you can draw any pattern you want that all depends on your preference. Now you are ready to erase all the guidelines and shapes you drew in step one.   STEP 5. This is what your Koi fish should look like when you are totally done. You can color it any red, orange, white coloration you want. That will end this tutorial on how to draw a Japaneses Koi fish step by step.   Step 1. Step 2. Step 3. Step 4. Step 5.