How to Draw a Mermaid

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Mermaids are legendary beings with the upper body of a human and the tail of a fish or other sea creature. Males of the species were called mermen. In the earliest myths, merpeople such as Poseidon were sea gods or semi divine beings. European folklore gave mermaids or sirens magical or prophetic abilities... Read more

How to Draw a Coral Reef

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"Coral reefs are some of the most diverse ecosystems in the world." The large stonelike structures are built by tiny, almost microscopic animals called coral polyps. The polyps live and grow in colonies, filtering their food from the water or using energy from the sun... Read more

How to Draw a Swordfish

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"The swordfish is one of the open ocean’s fastest, strongest predators." Also known as a broadbill, the swordfish can be distinguished from the similar marlin by its flat bill. Swordfish can reach lengths of almost 15 feet (4.6 meters) and weigh more than 1,400 pounds (635 kilograms). Amazingly, baby swordfish are nearly microscopic - yet their sword is visible soon after hatching!... Read more

How to Draw a Manatee

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Manatees are large aquatic mammals. They are slow swimmers that feed on underwater plants. There are three species of manatee: The West Indian or Florida manatee, the Amazonian manatee, and the West African manatee. Similar species include the extinct Steller's sea cow and the dugong, which ranges from Australia to Japan to Madagascar... Read more

How to Draw a Betta Fish

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The betta fish, also known as Betta splendens or the Siamese fighting fish, is a tropical freshwater fish from Thailand that is often kept as a pet... Read more

How to Draw a Salmon

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Salmon are large fish that spend part of their lives in freshwater and part in saltwater. They have a unique life cycle in which they hatch in rivers and streams, live most of their adult life in the ocean, then return to their birthplaces to spawn... Read more

How to Draw a Great White Shark

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The great white shark, also known as the white shark or white pointer, is the largest extant species of mackerel shark. This animal can grow to a length of 20 feet (6.1 meters) and weigh up to 5,000 pounds (2,268 kg). They may live 70 years or more in the wild... Read more

How to Draw the Kraken

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The Kraken is a sea monster of ancient legend, part of the mythology of Europe's Scandinavian region. The Kraken was purported to be large enough to sink a ship at sea... Read more

How to Draw a Goldfish

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The goldfish is an ornamental carp that is often kept in aquariums or in ponds. It was domesticated by the Chinese over 1,000 years ago. Today, goldfish and their relatives can be found all over the world... Read more

How to Draw an Underwater Scene

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Oceans have always been fascinating to people due to their abundant variety and alien features. Over seventy percent of the Earth's surface is covered by saltwater, yet some researchers have said that we know more about the surface of the moon than the ocean depths... Read more

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