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Draw a Humpback Whale

Students can learn how to draw a humpback whale with this easy step-by-step tutorial. It has a look and profile that is all its own. See below for a downloadable tutorial.

how to draw a humpback

Here’s a tip: try coloring his belly lighter than the top, to create a kind of two tone look. Use the same crayon, just with different pressure.


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Time needed: 1 hour.

Draw a Humpback Whale

  1. Start the body top.

  2. Add the body below.

  3. Draw the mouth line.

  4. Add a tail.

  5. Draw two flippers.

  6. Add lines to the belly.

  7. Draw an eye and bumps near the mouth.

  8. Finish with a water line and sky.

  9. Trace with a marker and color.

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