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Easy Way to Draw a Whale

Let the shape of the paper help you make a whale drawing easy for students of all ages. A very long sheet makes a great guide for drawing this very long whale. Simply fold it in half if you want to make it fit in your art journal.


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  1. PREP: Cut 9″ x 12″ paper in half to make 6″ x 9″ sheets for students.
  2. Draw the pagoda as shown in the tutorial.
  3. Trace it with a blue water base marker.
  4. Fill in the background with the blue marker.
  5. Brush over the lines lightly with a wet brush. Try to keep the strokes to a minimum so the color doesn’t wash away.
  6. Wet the background lightly with the brush too.

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