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How to Draw a Bird

Learn how to draw a Bird with this easy step by step tutorial. A chubby little body and big eyes makes him extra fun to draw.

How to Draw a Bird
Bird Drawing

This step by step bird tutorial is simple but stays true to the natural form. Whether it be a Blue Jay, a Cardinal or a Finch, the body and wing shape here can be applied to all types of species.

This drawing tutorial could be a good choice of study for actual birds. It could be a fun challenge to go bird watching with friends and family then attempt to recreate what types of birds you saw!

How to Draw a Bird
Preview of the step by step Bird tutorial



Time needed: 45 minutes.

How to Draw a Bird

  1. Start the body with a round shape.

  2. Attach a head with a point.

  3. Erase line and add large eye and beak.

  4. Draw a wing.

  5. Erase line and add tail.

  6. Add lots of feather details.

  7. Draw a branch underneath.

  8. Add leaves on the branch, clouds in the sky.

  9. Trace with marker and color.

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