How To Draw A Seahorse

10 Amazing (and Easy!) Tutorials

Introduction

Did you ever look at a seahorse, live or in picture, and wanted to draw it? I know that may sound unusual, but trust me when I say this – I’ve always wanted to know how to draw a seahorse. There’s just something about them… something majestic that’s always grabbing my attention. Of course, like many, I was confused as to how I could manage to draw a flawless image of a seahorse. And that’s when I started doing my research.

In my research, I’ve found that the best way to draw a seahorse, is by first studying its structure, and then deciding on the type of paint you’re going to use. After you’re done working these two things out, all you need to do is, well, paint! You can explore various aesthetics and coloring patterns as well, depending on the style you’re aiming for. Still confused as to what I’m going on about? Well, check out these tutorials I’ve discovered during my research, and you’ll figure things out by yourself.

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Drawing a Cute Unicorn Seahorse

Drawing a Cute Unicorn Seahorse

Kids love to draw cute animals, especially when they’re able to bring in changes or additions to the drawing from their own creative genius. This drawing of a unicorn seahorse will inspire kids to do just that. Not only is the drawing easy to make, it’s also quite adorable, something the kids will enjoy working on. Hand them some pen and paper, and watch as they unravel the Picasso within them.

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Painting an Aesthetically Pleasing Seahorse

Painting an Aesthetically Pleasing Seahorse

Seahorses are majestic creatures that are beautiful to look at. But in this painting tutorial, Sarah decided to make them look even more beautiful with a pinch of aesthetics. Using her skillful approach with watercolors, the artist gracefully elevates the appeal of a seahorse. Take a look at the painting below, and notice how Sarah’s use of bright colors, instantly makes the creature look so much more appealing than it already is. Truly a sight to behold.

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Ravishing Fluid Art of a Seahorse

Ravishing Fluid Art of a Seahorse

Fluid art is one of the most difficult forms of painting ever known to mankind, where you need absolute precision to create something visually stunning. That being said, this video tutorial shows Diana painting a gorgeous rainbow seahorse with acrylic fluid art as if it were nothing. Don’t be fooled though, as this sort of craftsmanship requires loads of practice. Just look at the painting below and let your mind be blown.

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Painting a Stunning Underwater Seascape

Painting a Stunning Underwater Seascape

This brilliant step-by-step painting tutorial by Ryan will take you on a thrill ride to the beautiful life under water. Ryan does an amazing job at painting the perfect seascape, featuring a majestic seahorse as the center of attention. This painting is very detailed in the sense that it features plenty of color shades and lighting effects. If you’re a professional with the brush, or think you’re good enough to take on a challenge, you should definitely give this tutorial and Ryan’s process a try.

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Charming Watercolor Painting of a Seahorse

Charming Watercolor Painting of a Seahorse

In this beginner’s tutorial of how to draw and paint a seahorse using watercolors, Hannah takes you on an expedition as she explores the various shades of blue that’s used in her work. This video is aimed at absolute starters, or those with minimal experience with watercolor. Although there’s not a lot happening in this artwork, it’s still an amazing piece of art. Check out Hannah’s easy to follow process, and you’ll end up with something equally gorgeous, just like Hannah’s painting as seen below.

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Abstract Fluid Art of a Seahorse

Abstract Fluid Art of a Seahorse

If you’re looking to get yourself into abstract fluid art, this tutorial is perfect for you. Here, the artist does an amazing job with acrylic pouring by giving an abstract shape and appeal to their artwork. The painting isn’t very detailed or anything of that sorts. It’s just a simple portrait of a seahorse that’s been made to look visually appealing and highly aesthetic by the use of color pouring. Pay attention to the tutorial, and you’ll be able to get started with fluid art in no time.

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Psychedelic Painting of a Seahorse

Psychedelic Painting of a Seahorse

Although this isn’t really how psychedelics work, this painting of a colorful seahorse by Chrissy will somewhat make you feel that way. She starts off with a textured background on the canvas, which helps to make the entire artwork pop out. Using acrylics instead of watercolor allows the painting to be more vivid. That way, the colors really stand out and will make you feel, as the kids say, trippy. But overall, it’s an amazing work of art that showcases the artist’s creativity and coloring sense.

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Tri-color Seahorse Painting Lesson

Tri-color Seahorse Painting Lesson

This beginner’s level seahorse painting tutorial uses only three colors to create a serene image of an underwater seascape. The seahorse here is the center of attention, and the artist, Victoria, does her best to keep the painting as simple as possible. There aren’t many elements in this picture, making it ideal for beginners to try out. No fancy brush strokes or color combinations are involved in this artwork. It’s as simple as a painting can get.

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Brilliant use of Acrylic Pouring to paint a Seahorse

Brilliant use of Acrylic Pouring to paint a Seahorse

This artwork is as creative as a painting can get. The acrylic pouring method is a difficult art style to master, yet this artist does such an amazing job at it. You’ll be amazed to see how beautiful a painting can be when you feast your eyes on this masterpiece. The main picture uses a blend of only three distinct colors which, when poured over the black background, look astonishingly beautiful. Take a look by yourself at the painting below, and you’ll realize how such a simple combination can create something so sophisticated.

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Sublime use of Watercolors to Paint a Seahorse

Sublime use of Watercolors to Paint a Seahorse

In this video tutorial, Maria shows us how to paint a seahorse using watercolors. It’s a very basic and straightforward approach that anyone can try out. What’s particularly fascinating about this specific tutorial is Maria’s use of a variety of brushes while applying the color. This is something you should really take notice of, as it can greatly impact the way your painting turns out. All in all, it’s a graceful piece of art as you can see below.

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The Navarro-Rubios

My husband and I are learning how to draw and paint. We wanted to share this learning process with the world and have fun! That's why we created this blog. We'll have drawing contests every week and you'll decide who won that week! Follow along and learn with us!

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