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How To Draw a Parrot

Drawing a parrot is easy and utilizes a few basic shapes. The streamlined shape of the bird is the main focus of this drawing activity. The curved beak looks lovely on the bird. In this drawing exercise, we will learn to draw a parrot perched on the branch of a tree.

Step 1: Draw an oval and a circle as guides for the parrot’s body and head.

How To Draw a Parrot Step 1

Step 2: Connect them with curved lines.

How To Draw a Parrot Step 2

Step 3: Make a tapering guide for the tail.

How To Draw a Parrot Step 3

Step 4: Sketch the guides for the feet of the parrot. A straight line would be the guide for the branch on which the bird is sitting.

How To Draw a Parrot Step 4

Step 5: Make the curved beak.

How To Draw a Parrot Step 5

Step 6: Detail the head and neck portions.

How To Draw a Parrot Step 6

Step 7: Make the front wing.

How To Draw a Parrot Step 7

Step 8: Detail the tummy and the long, triangular part of the wing.

How To Draw a Parrot Step 8

Step 9: Make the round eye and the stocky legs.

How To Draw a Parrot Step 9

Step 10: Detail the feet and the claws.

How To Draw a Parrot Step 10

Step 11: Complete the slightly curved tree branch.

How To Draw a Parrot Step 11

Step 12: Draw arches on the tail.

How To Draw a Parrot Step 12

Step 13: Sketch the visible part of the wing on the other side and the inner circle of the eye.

How To Draw a Parrot Step 13

Step 14: Make tiny arches to detail the feathers of the bird on head, neck and wings.

How To Draw a Parrot Step 14

Step 15: Draw the feathers in the lower portion of the bird including the tail. Erase the guides and make the inner circle of the eye black.

How To Draw a Parrot Step 15

Step 16: Detail the bird’s feet and the branch with small arcs.

How To Draw a Parrot Step 16
How To Draw a Parrot Step by Step

The parrot can now be colored green. If you want, you can partially cover its body in blue, partially in green and partially in red as there are various species of parrots on the Earth. Take the help of the guides made in the initial steps to perfect your drawing. Neatness in the art would fetch you brownie points.


Published by on March 21st 2019. Filed under Drawing

 

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