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how to draw a turtle for beginners

How to Draw a Turtle For Beginners

Step 1.

Start with the head shape for your turtle. There is no guide so be sure to draw it accurately.

Step 2.

In this second step we will draw the turtles eye shapes, then draw the snout which forms the mouth as well. Add some scales and a swirl on the chin.

Step 3.

Okay folks, draw the turtle shell and then draw a small cone shaped tail.

Step 4.

Add the scales on the turtle shell like so and around the rim of the shell.

Step 5.

Let's finish off the drawing by adding the turtle's legs and toes. Add the swirl on the back of the front leg for detail, then erase your mistakes.

Step 6.

Here is the line art. Now you can color in your turtle drawing and show off your talents to folks you know.

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Uploaded: April 26, 2015
Artist: Dawn
Difficulty: Novice  Novice Skill Level
Steps: 6
Updated: April 26, 2015
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Artist comments

How about something cute that will really get you beginning artists out there excited and eager to tackle this adorable lesson on how to draw a turtle for beginners, step by step. Like I said before, just because a concept is turned into a tutorial for beginners, that doesn't mean the concept has to be kiddie looking. That is why I made sure that this turtle has some spunk to it. I had a lot of fun with creating this drawing on a turtle for beginners, and I know you folks will enjoy tackling this concept. I shall return soon with more lessons folks so stay tuned in.