how to draw birds

Learn how to draw birds from the wild like a penguin, a goose and a cardinal. Using a basic template made from simple squares, you will learn how to draw three beautiful birds that look cute and adorable. Once you are familiar with these lessons, creating more cartoon animals on your own will become an easy exercise. Are you ready? Cool! Let's start by working on a beautiful cartoon penguin made from basic shapes ...

How to draw birds : penguin

a cute penguin that everyone will love

First, create the head and the body of the cartoon penguin using large squares. These shapes must be done using round corners. Next, draw a large patch inside the character that will cover the face and the chest. Then, draw two small dots to illustrate the eyes of the character.

The beak is done using a large triangle. When you are done, you can sketch both wings using short curved lines. Legs are made from four different short lines. Don't forget to add colors inside the character.

How to draw birds : penguin

a cute cardinal done using a similar template

It's now time to work on a cartoon cardinal done using the same template. Indeed, you can start by drawing the head and the body using the same technique as we did for the penguin. Next, sketch some hair on top of the head of the character. Eyes are made from simple dots.

The beak is created using a long triangle with a pointed end. An irregular patch is drawn around the eyes of the cartoon bird. Complete this lesson by adding wings and legs using more curved lines. This character is filled with a bright red color. The patch around both eyes can be darker.

How to draw birds : cardinal

let's complete these lessons with a simple goose

This cartoon goose is also quite easy to create. Once again, sketch the head and the body using the same technique as above. Both eyes are also made from small dots. The beak is slightly more complicated to create. The bottom part is made from a simple curved line, but the top is irregular and done using curved lines.

Complete this lesson by drawing two short wings and two tiny legs. The animal is usually colored in white, but for this lesson let's use a light grey color. Both wings are darker while the beak and legs are colored in orange.

How to draw birds : goose

I hope you had fun learning how to draw birds

Learning how to draw birds can be a fun experience when working with cute characters like the ones found on this page. Once you are familiar with these lessons, drawing more birds become a simple task. More cartoon animals from the same series can also be found here. Have fun sketching cute cartoon animals and don't forget to practice as often as possible. :)

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