how to draw a marlin
Drawing  a marlin, Added by Dawn, February 24, 2010, 2:59:40 am
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Uploaded: February 24, 2010
Artist: Dawn
Difficulty: Intermediate  Intermediate Skill Level
Steps: 7
Updated: February 24, 2010
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They grow to be fourteen feet long, and can weigh as heavy as two thousand pounds. Something that big can only be an animal like an elephant or baby whale right? Wrong, I'm talking about the blue marlin which is another one of the largest living fish in the ocean. This is going to be my third fish installment, and perhaps my favorite for the day. I will give you a detailed lesson that will teach you "how to draw a marlin", step by step. Not to be confused with the gun manufacturer “Marlin”, a company that make one awesome .22 riffle, this fish lives in the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans, and looks a lot like the swordfish because of it's spear shaped upper jaw. Marlin's like feeding on tuna, mackerel and on occasion, squid. This fish specie spends almost all of it's time out at sea far away from human life. They can be found in warm tropical waters and will almost always follow warm currents for thousands of miles with their schools. If you where to ask a fishermen what type of fish gives one of the best fights, they are sure to answer you with a simple two word reply, the marlin. If you are lucky enough to hook one of these mean machines, you better be strapped, and fully buckled in a fisherman seat. Sports fishermen almost get overjoyed when they nail a marlin because they are almost uncontrollable to reel in and catch. If there was a fish that is considered to be a trophy catch, it would be the marlin. They have a cobalt-blue body with a silvery-white underbelly. The blue marlin is definitely a well recognized fish of the sea, and learning "how to draw a marlin" is equally exciting. I drew the fish in an action pose because that is how you get a glimpse of this animal before you reel them in on a boat, (if your lucky to). All the steps are laid out in a simple format, and the finished drawing is colorful and stunning. I will be back with my last fishy tutorial so keep your rods ready, because the fun isn't over yet. Adios people!

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