how to draw a monkey orchid
Step 3. How to Draw a Monkey Orchid
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Uploaded: August 16, 2012
Artist: Dawn
Difficulty: Novice  Novice Skill Level
Steps: 7
Updated: August 16, 2012
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I bet you are looking at the image before you and saying to yourself “no way this is not real”. Well guess what? It is very real I read an article that had a bunch of amazing things that exist listed and this flower and the blue sea slug was on that very list. Now because these very odd looking species really are living breathing things, as well as incredibly intriguing, I wanted to make a couple tutorials based on the beauties of our world. Once again I bring you a rare treat, "how to draw a monkey orchid", step by step. These orchid flowers are so fantastic looking it almost makes you thing you are actually looking at a real monkey's face. The monkey orchid are in fact an extremely rare flower that is only found in the high elevations of Ecuador and Peru. How high you say? How about between three thousand to nearly seven thousand feet high. Originally these flowers where and still are known as 'Dracula Simia' which means 'little dragon monkey'. The name was given to these rare flowers back in 1978 because of the similar resemblance to who else, Dracula himself. There isn't too much information on these orchids but at least you know now that they do exist. The lesson should be fun and simple to tackle so that should make things even more exciting. Now you have something to talk to your friends and family about. I bet they don't know about the 'monkey orchid'. See ya folks, have an awesome time with this tutorial on drawing a monkey orchid.