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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.

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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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