How To Draw a Turtle in 5 Easy Steps


Use these drawing techniques for beginners to create a simple turtle drawing.  Having an assortment of quick tips and tools will greatly improve your graphic recording.

Did you know?

1. Turtles have a hard shell that protects them like a shield, this upper shell is called a ‘carapace’. Turtles also have a lower shell called a ‘plastron’.

2. Sea turtles have special glands which help remove salt from the water they drink.

3.  Turtles and tortoises are believed to have existed for about 210 million years, making them among of the oldest organisms on Earth!

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