FISH

There are seven patterns on this page.

A jelly. (Instructions for drawing it are on this page.)


The following four patterns are true fish–they have backbones.

Fish 01 – Butterfly

By: Richard Hinkle

Design is 7 rows, 15 cells.

Note: Full size picture is the last full page of this document.

Begin design:

Row 1: space 6 times, dot 6, hyphen [36] two times, X [1346], U [136].

Row 2: space 4 times, IN [35], C [14] three times, G [1245], X [1346] two times, K [13], space 2 times, hyphen [36].

Row 3: space 3 times, ST [34], space 6 times, dot 4, ED [1246], WAS [356], X [1346] two times.

Row 4: WAS [356], colon [25], I [24], space 1 time, G [1245], space 2 times, X [1346] two times, space 2 times, dot 6, I [24], C [14], X [1346].

Row 5: space 1 time, C [14] two times, colon [25], hyphen [36] two times, space 3 times, hyphen [36], THE [2346], X [1346] two times.

Row 6: space 6 times, TH [1456] two times, C [14].

Row 7: space 7 times, C [14].

End design.

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Fun facts:

There are at least 114 recorded species of saltwater butterflyfish, and they are some of the most beautiful and exotic colored fish known in the sea.


A grizzly bear.

Fish 02 – Angel

By: Richard Hinkle

Design is 7 rows, 12 cells.

Note: Full size picture is the last full page of this document.

Begin design:

Row 1: space 1 time, D [145], G [1245], X [1346], M [134], colon [25], hyphen [36].

Row 2: space 4 times, AR [345], space 2 times, dot 4, EN [26].

Row 3: space 3 times, ST [34], space 5 times, GH [126].

Row 4: dots 456, C [14], S [234], space 2 times, dot 6, WITH [23456], dots 235, space 2 times, WH [156], dots 23.

Row 5: space 1 time, L [123], Y [1356], space 2 times, C [14] two times, space 2 times, dot 6, A [1].

Row 6: dots 45, I [24], space 1 time, L [123], space 3 times, hyphen [36], I [24].

Row 7: space 2 times, WAS [356], U [136], dot 5, C [14].

End design.

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Fun Facts:

With distinctively compressed and disk-like bodies, angelfish stand out with contrasting bands of color which makes them attractive to aquarium keepers.



A beach ball with a floating balloon inside of the ball.


Fish 03 -Clown

By: Richard Hinkle

Design is 4 rows, 14 cells.

Note: Full size picture is the last full page of this document.

Begin design:

Row 1: space 2 times, hyphen [36], WAS [356], colon [25], G [1245], colon [25], HIS [236], WITH [23456], OF [12356], space 2 times, hyphen [36].

Row 2: dot 6, WITH [23456], space 2 times, dot 5, dots 256, space 3 times, dot 4, GG [2356], C [14], space 1 time, full cell.

Row 3: dot 4, ER [12456], hyphen [36], space 1 time, dot 5, J [245], space 3 times, hyphen [36], G [1245], hyphen [36], space 1 time, full cell.

Row 4: space 3 times, C [14], D [145], Q [12345], C [14], TH [1456], full cell, F [124], space 2 times, C [14].

End design.

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Fun facts:

Thirty species of clownfish are recognized. The largest can reach a length of 17 cm, (6.7 in), while the smallest barely achieve 7–8 cm (2.75 in).

Nemo, from the movie “Saving Nemo” is the most popular clownfish today.



A manta ray.


Fish 04 -Tang

By: Richard Hinkle

Design is 5 rows, 14 cells.

Note: Full size picture is the last full page of this document.

Begin design:

Row 1: space 4 times, WITH [23456], full cell 3 times, GG [2356] two times, hyphen [36] two times.

Row 2: full cell, OF [12356], dot 3, dots 456, F [124], space 3 times, dots 56, HIS [236], space 1 time, dots 456, WH [156].

Row 3: full cell 3 times, L [123], space 4 times, dots 456, full cell, dots 23, space 1 time, E [15], V [1236].

Row 4: full cell, Q [12345], A [1], WITH [23456], HIS [236], space 7 times, IN [35], C [14].

Row 5: space 3 times, dot 4, D [145], G [1245], C [14] two times, full cell, Q [12345], C [14], A [1].

End design.

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Fun facts:

The tang fish is well-adapted for its natural habitat in the coral reefs.

Tang fish prefer to travel and feed together in large schools, perhaps as a means of overwhelming other fish that jealously protect algae spots.

Some species have the ability to lie motionless and “play dead” until a predator passes.



Ocean waves.


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