In this drawing lesson we’ll show you how to draw a Manta Ray in 8 easy steps. This free step by step lesson progressively builds upon each previous step until you get to the final rendering of the Manta Ray. Simply draw the red lines in each step, in just a few minutes you’ll have your very own sketch of a Manta Ray!
This is a simple lesson designed for beginners and kids with real easy to follow steps. Feel free to print this page and use as a drawing tutorial.
Here are some fun facts about the Manta Ray you might find interesting.
- Manta Rays are found in temperate and tropical waters near continents and island groups of all oceans.
- They are cartilaginous (have cartilage) fishes also called devil rays and sea bats.
- Rays have wing like pectoral fins.
- The largest, Atlantic Manta, can measure 7 meters (23 ft) from wing tip to wing tip!
- The fish is generally harmless to humans, but its thrashing when caught can be dangerous.
How To Draw a Manta Ray – Easy Step-by-Step Drawing Guide
Step 1: Begin by drawing the Manta Ray’s front fin, it almost looks like a boot.
Step 2: Finish the head fin by drawing the right side.
Step 3: Draw the left main body.
Step 4: Draw the right side of the Manta Ray body.
Step 5: Connect the two sides of the body with a short tail.
Step 6: Now, add the long Manta Ray tail.
Step 7: Draw the body details of the Manta Ray.
Step 8: Finish the Manta Ray drawing by adding the eyes and the mouth to complete this drawing of the Manta Ray.
Well Done! I bet your finished Manta Ray drawing looks something like this:
Next, you can use this example to shade your drawing so your Manta Ray has dimension and a realistic look.
You did it! Congratulations on drawing a Manta Ray! Your first try may not have gone as smoothly as you had hoped, but I’m sure after another attempt or two you will see a big improvement. The best way to learn how to draw a manta ray is with practice…practice…practice!
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