In just a few steps you can learn to draw anything! There are 3 steps to drawing anything, first, make a basic sketch, outline it with a liner or not and start coloring.
This will show you how to quick sketch a bird and if you scroll to the bottom of this post you can see on video how I sketch and color this bird in Procreate.
How to Draw a Bird Step #1
Draw 3 lines just like in the picture above. This are quick guides that will help you with the size of the body and the position of the head.
How to Draw a Bird Step #2
Connect the original lines with curvy lines. Here you can already see the outline of the body and the head of the bird.
How to Draw a Bird Step #3
Easy-peasy add the V-shaped lines for the beak, the tail and a bit longer ‘V’ shape for the feathers of the tail. A line for the branch that our bird will be standing on and you are almost done with the outline of your bird.
How to Draw a Bird Step #4
Add the legs of the bird by drawing 2 half ovals or circles for the ‘furry’/ ‘feathery’ parts of the legs and two parallel lines that stick out a bit. Add a few curved lines for the ‘feet’. And that’s it you are done with the outline. If you are working with pencil and paper you can now take a liner pen and outline the parts of the bird you want to leave and erase the first 3 guidelines you drew.
How to Draw a Bird Step #5
Now you are ready to color!
Here is the video I promised you:
So I hope you had fun drawing, got inspired and colored along with me.
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Have fun! Elina