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How to draw Shuckle Pokemon

Welcome, Pokémon enthusiasts and art lovers! If you’re here, it means you’re eager to learn how to draw Shuckle, the Bug/Rock-type Pokémon known for its unparalleled defense abilities. Shuckle is a small yet unique Pokémon with a hard exterior that presents a fun and exciting drawing challenge.

Diving into Shuckle’s Unique Features

Shuckle, the so-called ‘Mold Pokémon,’ is known for its distinctive physical appearance. When sketching it, it’s important to pay close attention to its unique features:

  • The Shell: Shuckle’s shell is its trademark feature. It’s a vibrant red color with several openings from which Shuckle’s yellow body peeks out. This shell should be the focus of your drawing as it’s the most distinctive aspect of Shuckle.
  • The Body: The yellow body is revealed only through the openings in the shell. These parts, though small, should be carefully drawn to represent its timid nature.

While you’re drawing Shuckle, consider adding other Pokémon with distinct features for an extra challenge. Consider Pokémon such as Kabutops, known for its armor-like exoskeleton, Gyarados, a sea serpent-like creature known for its ferocious appearance, or Squirtle. These contrasting features could add a new dimension to your drawing and provide an exciting challenge.

Your Guide to the Drawing Tutorial

Before we begin, let’s familiarize ourselves with the guidelines:

  • Red Color: The red color in the tutorial marks the current step you should be focusing on.
  • Black Color: The black color showcases the lines you have drawn in the previous steps.
  • Grey Color: The grey color indicates the basic sketch created in the first few steps.

This tutorial comprises 11 steps in total. The first 2 steps revolve around creating a basic sketch of Shuckle using light pencil strokes. The penultimate step involves inking the sketch. Once the ink dries, gently erase the pencil sketch underneath. The last step can serve as a reference for coloring.

Step 01

How to draw Shuckle Pokemon - step 01

Step 02

How to draw Shuckle Pokemon - step 02

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How to draw Shuckle Pokemon - step 03

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How to draw Shuckle Pokemon - step 04

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How to draw Shuckle Pokemon - step 05

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How to draw Shuckle Pokemon - step 06

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How to draw Shuckle Pokemon - step 07

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How to draw Shuckle Pokemon - step 08

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How to draw Shuckle Pokemon - step 09

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How to draw Shuckle Pokemon - step 10

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How to draw Shuckle Pokemon


What kind of pencil is best for the initial sketch?
A light, HB pencil is best for sketching the initial draft because it is easier to erase without leaving marks on the paper.
What kind of pen should I use for inking?
For inking, a fine point pen would work best to get sharp, clear lines. If you want a varied line weight, a brush pen could also be a good choice.
Can I use colored pencils instead of pens for coloring?
Yes, you can definitely use colored pencils if you prefer them over pens. They can even provide you more control over shading and can be blended for a more realistic look.


And there you have it! A step-by-step guide on how to draw Shuckle. If you found this guide helpful, please consider sharing the link with others. Spread the joy of drawing far and wide! You can also support our work by donating to the SketchOk project here. These donations are essential in helping us create more free drawing guides. You can also stay updated on our latest tutorials by subscribing to our social media channels on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest.

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