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Draw a Mastodon

Expand your dinosaur drawing skills by learning how to draw a mastodon. They look a lot like mammoths, just with shorter legs and longer body.

Mastodon Drawing

Learn how to draw an animal that roamed the early with the early ancestors of humans. The mastodons, which are in the same family as mammoths, are different in numerous ways. They were shorter, stockier and had smaller, straighter tusks. They lived around 11,000 years ago.

Mastodons roamed in herds and mostly lived within forests. They found their found through browsing and grazing which is very similar to their modern day relatives, the elephant.

Preview of the step by step Mastodon Drawing tutorial

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DIRECTIONS

Time needed: 1 hour.

How to Draw a Mastodon

  1. Make guidelines. Draw an oval.

  2. Start the head as shown.

  3. Add the trunk. Leave room for the mouth.

  4. Finish the mouth. Add a large tusk.

  5. Draw back tusk. Add and ear and eye.

  6. Draw two legs as shown.

  7. Draw back legs and a tail.

  8. Erase extra lines. Add a background.

  9. Trace with a marker and color.

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