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click the image to enlargeDraw a simple outline of the body contours. A simplest outline you can. Hold the pencil tilted so that the lines are wider (thicker) so you can cover inaccuracy.
click the image to enlargeHere I made some slight corrections. I enlarged the shell a bit, but only a very little. Now, the pen-shaped-eraser comes handy to erase excessive pencil lines.
click the image to enlargeBy a weak pencil line, draw the outline of scutes – those are large, scale-like structures on top of the turtle’s shell.
click the image to enlargeSimilar as above, by weak pencil lines draw the scales on the flippers (front limbs) and, scales on the head.
click the image to enlargeYou can start to shade the scales on the flippers. Please leave a thin blank border-line among the scales. This small but important detail will give them a realistic look.
click the image to enlargeContinue shading the scales on both flippers and on the head. Also watch out, because not every scale is of he same darkness – especially on the head.
click the image to enlargeIt is time to put shade on the shell’s scutes (scale-like structures). Notice the pattern on each scute goes a certain direction. As if it would be drawn into a certain point.
click the image to enlargeMake weak pencil guidelines of direction of the pattern on every scute (see the picture). This will help and guide you while shading every scute.
click the image to enlargeContinue shading and filling up the pattern on every scute. I know it is a bit time-consuming but you will have a beautiful turtle drawing when you do it this way. I Promise!
click the image to enlargeNotice that some small irregular spots remain blank (light) on almost every scute. That is probably the part of nature’s pattern.
click the image to enlargeSimilarly as you did on flippers, outline the scales on the rear legs by weak pencil lines. Process is the very same.
click the image to enlargeGreat JOB! Your turtle look now really realistic and I believe your turtle drawing looks much better than mine.
Feb 14, 17 03:02 AM
I love drawing and painting birds. I am getting better at drawing the feathers.
Feb 14, 17 02:54 AM
I love drawing and painting regular cartoons like Garfield, Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck. This is my first raccoon. I drew him and painted him.
Feb 12, 17 07:44 AM
I love to draw n want to learn more how to draw with perfection.
Feb 12, 17 07:39 AM
I have never worked with black and white before and I chose to do a picture of my son I feel like I captured him. I can see the cheekyness in his face.
Feb 08, 17 07:35 PM
Well, as you can see on the picture, the guy is so damn bored, that he is barely clicking his mouse.
Feb 08, 17 07:25 PM
I don't know but I have very sad too draw My drawing bcoz My grandfather off this Time its I love My grandfather ok
Feb 04, 17 04:59 PM
I really love drawing ...and this is the one one them.
Feb 04, 17 04:56 PM
it is my second drawing. I got the skill from my mother... One day I was bored and decided to draw Cara Delevingne... I don't know why her.. I was drawing
Jan 30, 17 06:34 PM
I was at the library and I just felt like sketching. I was very surprised at my sketch!
Jan 30, 17 03:24 AM
I have sketched a few flowers in black and white and this is the first one in colour