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sea turtle drawing step by step

Sea turtles can be found worldwide, from the cold waters of California to the warm beaches of the Coral Triangular. Males never leave the ocean, while women will come ashore to lay their prompt sandy beaches during the nesting season. Nearly all seven types of sea turtle are identified as jeopardized, mainly because of human activity. Accidental capture by fishing gear, which usually causes a fatality, is the best risk to many sea turtles. They are also killed for their eggs, meat, skin, and coverings, as well as deal with poaching and over-exploitation. Environment modification additionally influences sea turtles nesting coastlines and also eggs.


Fun Facts about Sea Turtles:

  1. Turtles are easily recognized by their bony, cartilaginous shell. This super-tough casing acts as a shield to defend itself from predators. Some turtles can also put their heads up inside their coverings for extra protection!
  1. Some turtles are predators (meat eaters), others are herbivores (plant eaters) as well as some are omnivores (a mixture of the two!). Numerous baby turtles start life as predators yet expand to consume even more plants as they develop.
  1. What a turtle eats depends upon the environment it lives in. Land-dwelling turtles will certainly munch on beetles, fruit, and also grass. In contrast, sea dwellers will certainly swallow everything from algae to squid and also jellyfish.
  1. Unlike common belief, a turtle cannot come out of its shell; this is because the shell of the turtle grows with them, so it's impossible that they can grow bigger for it.
  1. Much like your bones, a turtle's shell is part of its skeleton. It's comprised of over 50 bones which include the turtle's chest as well as spine.

Let’s start Drawing Sea Turtle Step by Step


 In this tutorial we used the following supplies:

  • Pencil B
  • Colored Pencil
    • Green
    • Olive
    • Light Green
    • Yellow
    • Blue
    • Brown
    • Black


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Step 1. We start the construction by marking the head with a circle and draw a middle line in the direction of the body. (Pencil B)


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Step 2. Draw the shape of the tortoiseshell, then draw the lines of the direction of the fins. (Pencil B)



Step 3. Draw the shape of the head, neck, and fins. (Pencil B)


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Step 4. Remove all unnecessary construction lines and draw details such as eyes, scales, and shields. (Pencil B)



Step 5. Next, outline it with colored pencils in green and olive. (Colored pencils green, olive)



Step 6. With the help of light green and green, we make the general tone of the figure. (Colored pencils green, light green)


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Step 7. Let's move on to working out the shell. We use light green and yellow for light areas, and for dark areas, green and olive. We also hatch according to the shape of the shields and try to create volume in this way. (Colored pencils light green, yellow, olive, green)


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Step 8. Move on to the rest. For the scales on the head and the front right fin, we use olive and brown, and on the other two, we use olive and dark green. We use light green and yellow for the skin in light areas, and in dark areas, green and olive. Make the highlights blue and black. (Colored pencils olive, green, yellow, light green, blue, brown, black)


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Walter Harold Simmons III
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