Quack, quack, quack, goes the duck and children are thrilled. Its waddling gait endears it to little ones. The fact that it is a good swimmer makes it even more thrilling to watch. Now before you get engrossed in birdwatching, why not try a hand at sketching it?
Step 1: Draw a big oval and a smaller one above it.
Step 2: Join them with an s-shaped neck.
Step 3: Make a triangular beak and a guide of the same shape at its rear.
Step 4: Sketch curved guides for the feet.
Step 5: Detail the head and neck of the bird.
Step 6: Detail the beak.
Step 7: Make the eye and the nostril.
Step 8: Detail the breast with an undulating line.
Step 9: Draw an s-shaped line for the back.
Step 10: Complete the tail and the undertail part.
Step 11: Draw a webbed foot.
Step 12: Shape the other one.
Step 13: Sketch the wing,
Step 14: Color the bird.
You can paint the body of the duck in shades of your choice. The brilliant swimmer is found near water bodies and is fun to draw. Children are going to love the sketch once it is complete. Their efforts would be rewarded with the joy they experience on perfecting the sketch.