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How to Draw a Penguin

The penguin is a flightless bird that children greatly adore. Its stocky body with short legs makes it unique. The black and white color combination on its body also invokes awe in little ones. Mostly found near the snow-covered poles, their bodies are nicely adapted to swimming. Children would have a fun time drawing the sketch.

Step 1: Make the roundish head of the penguin.

How to Draw a Penguin Step 1

Step 2: Draw the oblong body.

How to Draw a Penguin Step 2

Step 3: Make intersecting vertical and horizontal guides.

How to Draw a Penguin Step 3

Step 4: Draw the triangular beak.

How to Draw a Penguin Step 4

Step 5: Draw the roundish outlines of the feet.

How to Draw a Penguin Step 5

Step 6: Start detailing the head.

How to Draw a Penguin Step 6

Step 7: Give it an inner border.

How to Draw a Penguin Step 7

Step 8: The beak is slightly open.

How to Draw a Penguin Step 8

Step 9: The double rimmed round eye and the semicircular tongue are now drawn.

How to Draw a Penguin Step 9

Step 10: The outline of the body is darkened.

How to Draw a Penguin Step 10

Step 11: A curvaceous inner border is given.

How to Draw a Penguin Step 11

Step 12: The flippers that are spread apart are sketched.

How to Draw a Penguin Step 12

Step 13: The feet are detailed to showcase a serrated lower part.

How to Draw a Penguin Step 13

Step 14: The flippers are now given a dividing line and the round pupil of the eye is made.

How to Draw a Penguin Step 14

Step 15: The bird is colored.

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How to Draw a Penguin Step by Step

The penguin drawing relies on basic shapes and is easy to do. Not much detailing is involved. If the basic outline can be nailed, the rest of the steps would be a cakewalk. The guides help in getting the perfect body shape and facial features. Kids might require a few trials before getting a satisfactory sketch.


Published by on August 12th 2019. Filed under Drawing

 

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