Draw a Seagull

Here’s a pretty simple way to make a seagull drawing. His turned head lets you draw his body as large as possible, so be sure to fill that paper with your bird.

seagull drawing

You can use this turned head position with any bird, especially those with long beaks. It’s a small detail, but makes a nice composition, and adds a bit of layering if you also add the fish coming down from the beak.

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MATERIALS

Seagull drawingDIRECTIONS

  1. Fold the paper in half twice to make crease guidelines.
  2. Draw the seagull according to the 8 steps shown.
  3. Trace the drawing with a black Sharpie.
  4. Color the bird and background with crayons.