You will really like the lesson on how to draw a turtle! This guide will be very useful to you.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to draw a turtle step by step. This lesson will help you develop your artistic skills. It consists of just nine easy steps.
I think you’ve met a turtle at least once. Or maybe a turtle has lived in your home as a pet? Turtles are reptiles with hard shells that protect them from predators. They are among the oldest and most primitive groups of reptiles, having evolved millions of years ago. Turtles live all over the world in almost every type of climate.
Let’s get down to drawing this cute animal.
- Coloring supplies
Time needed: 20 minutes.
How to Draw a Turtle
- Draw the outline of the turtle’s head.
Using a curved line, depict it as an oval-like shape.
- Add the torso outline.
To the previously drawn figure, add a rounded line that continues it. It looks like part of an oval.
- Sketch the facial features.
Depict the eyes as two identical ovals and the mouth as straight lines.
- Add the outline of the turtle shell.
Depict it being on the turtle’s back with curved lines, as in my example.
- Outline the two paws.
The turtle’s paws should be similar to each other and drawn at the bottom of the turtle’s torso.
- Add another turtle paw.
Outline this paw as similar to the ones you drew earlier.
- Draw the decorative elements.
Use straight lines to draw a pattern on the turtle’s shell.
- Erase the auxiliary lines.
Use the eraser to remove unnecessary lines from the turtle’s body.
- Color the drawing.
To color the turtle, you can use green, brown, beige, and black.
I’m sure you got a very cute turtle drawing. I hope that you enjoyed this tutorial and that you are happy with the result of your work. Write your feedback about this lesson in the comments. I would like to remind you that I have prepared a short version of this tutorial as a PDF file for your convenience. You can download it and use this lesson at any time convenient for you!