How to Draw a Manatee in 5 Easy Steps!

November 5, 2013[ssba]

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5EasySteps_Manatee How to Draw a Manatee in 5 Easy Steps!

Use this step by step drawing tips to add a new icon into your repertoire.  Having an assortment of simple drawing techniques will greatly improve your graphic recording. This is a great drawing for beginners to try out.  

Did you know?

1.  Even though they live in the water, manatees are more closely related to land-walking elephants rather than other sea-living mammals like whales.

2.  The name manatee comes from the Taíno (a pre-Columbian people of the Caribbean) word manatí, meaning “breast.” O la la!

3.  Early western explorers to the Americas, like Christopher Columbus, are thought to have actually mistaken the beautiful manatee for the mythological mermaid.

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