We are here with how to draw a turtle for kids and beginners in a simple and easy way. There are always various tricks and techniques to draw any art or object, it’s totally on you what you want to follow. They are very adaptive aquatic life and spend most of the time in the water. Their webbed feet or flippers and a streamlined body help them to swim in the water.  They live on land and water both and capable of digging land to hide inside during sunny days and hot summers.

How to draw A turtle

Step 1: Draw a big circle with an arc inside it for the centerline of the turtle. Draw another overlapping oval with this big circle. This whole structure will work as an outline for further process.

 

How to draw turtle

Step 2: Draw a curvy line in between the head and back going below the body of the turtle.

How to draw turtle

Step 3: Draw a rounded square inside the head and attach head and body with a curved line from below.

How to draw turtle

Step 4: Draw guidelines for the carapace and legs, pay attention while doing it.

 

How to draw turtle

Step 5: Using the guideline drawn in the last step delineate back and front legs.

How to draw turtle

Step 6: Draw finishing line in the head and draw round eyes, draw rounded long toes for your box turtle.

How to draw turtle

Step 7: Draw other details as plastron, nails, and finish other features.

How to draw turtle

Step 8: Draw small dotted lines all over the body and circular patches on the legs and neck.

How to draw turtle

Step 9: Contour your drawing to carry the thickness and darkness to give it volume.

How to draw turtle

How to draw a cartoon turtle:

Step 1: Draw a circle to start your turtle drawing with your head.

How to draw turtle

Step 2: Draw the head with a flat end and curvy upper becoming narrow at the point where attaching to body.

How to draw turtle

Step 3: Below the body draw a line parallel to it.

How to draw turtle

Step 4: Below the body draw 4 legs using circular rectangles and a tiny tail at back.

How to draw turtle

Step 5: Draw 2 big overlapped circles for eyes with pupil inside them, a small curved line for the mouth.

How to draw turtle

Step 6: Erase all the lines to get the image as depicted below.

How to draw turtle

Step 7: Draw hexagon in the upper body to form scale and small triangular shape on toes.

How to draw turtle

Step 8: Shade the upper sides of the leg to form shadow.

How to draw turtle

Step 9: Color your drawing with shade of dark green and yellow to give it a popy look.

How to draw turtle

How to draw Turtle step by step:

Below are given few more step-by-step tutorials for kids to draw. These are very easy to follow as given in small steps. Render your turtle by following it with attention. Both the illustrations are different, so you can go for both or whichever you like most. It will also develop your observation power and innovation.

How to draw turtle

How to draw turtle

 

Lisa William

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