How To Draw a Manta Ray


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.

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.

  1. They are found in temperate and tropical waters near continents and island groups of all oceans.
  2. They are cartilaginous (have cartilage) fishes also called devil rays and sea bats.
  3. The largest, Atlantic Manta, can measure 7 meters (23 ft).
  4. They have wing like pectoral fins.
  5. The fish is harmless to humans, but its thrashing when caught can be dangerous.

Step 1: Begin by drawing the 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 body.

Step 5: Connect the two side of the body.

Step 6: Add the tail.

Step 7: Add the body details.

Step 8: Finish the drawing by adding the eyes and the mouth to complete this drawing of the Manta Ray.

Your completed Drawing should look something like this:

Use this example to shade your drawing so it has dimension and a realistic look.

Here’s a very quick video showing you another way to draw a Manta Ray, I recommend pausing the video at each step in order to better follow the process.