In this guide we will draw a cute little owl. The tutorial consists of 11 simple steps that when finished, will assemble and create a fantastic, energetic baby owl!
Sketch lightly, but confidently, and in no time you will have a cute owl sitting on the paper in front of you. The secret is to draw slowly and accurately, following these step-by-step instructions.
As we begin, you will want to sketch very softly and lightly. This will help you better visualize the shapes and forms of the cute owl. It will also easily allow you to erase away any unwanted, stray lines.
In this tutorial, you will find each step highlighted in a light blue color.
Be sure to visualize the drawing before hand so you have enough room to comfortably fit it onto your paper. You will need a pencil, pen, color pencil or whatever your chosen medium for coloring may be. Finally, let's get started!
Begin by drawing a circle, this will be the base shape of the body.
Next, we draw the top of the head, which is connected to the circular body shape. Start the line just above the center of the circle, and draw a slightly angled line going upward. Repeat this on the other side, directly across from the first line. Connect the two lines with another slightly angled horizontal line.
Draw two circles on the top portion of the head. Try to keep these circles as symmetrical as possible.
Place an upside down teardrop shape in between both eyes. This will be the owl's beak.
Draw a line from just below the eye, to the bottom center of the body. Repeat on the other side, directly across the body. If done correctly, you should have two symmetrical, leaf shapes. These will be your owls wings.
This is perhaps the most difficult of all steps. Draw in the owl's feet and talons on the bottom of the body. These feet consist of three, triangular shapes. Once one of the feet are drawn, draw another one right next to it.
Add a triangle shape to the forehead of the owl. Start your line at the top of the head, just above the eye and end it just above the beak. Repeat this on the other side, this will be the crown of your owl.
Draw the pupils in the center of your owls eyes. Your pupils should be large circles that take up a large portion of the eye. Create a notch in the pupils, this will create the illusion of a glare coming from your owl's eyes. Completely darken your pupil shape.
At this point, you have the most basic shapes and forms of your owl done and it should finally be taking shape. Add Y shapes to the wings of your owl. These tree branch like shapes will give the illusion of overlapping feathers.
By this step, you are almost done with the outline of your owl, just a few more details and it should be good to go. Draw in a circular line almost outlining the bottom of your owls eye, this will give a feeling of depth to the eyes. Add a few strands of fur to the belly of your owl.
Now, add some color to your cute owl and bring it to life!
Have you ever wanted to be able to draw a beautiful rose? This easy step-by-step drawing tutorial outlines the steps necessary to draw a cartoon style rose, complete with leaflets.
This project has a lot of details, but you can complete it easily by carefully following the instructions below.
In each step, previously drawn lines are black and the new lines added to the sketch are blue in color.
You won't need any special tools to complete this sketch. Follow this simple guide using any type of paper, as well as a pencil, pen, marker, or other writing tool. If you'd like, you can color your finished product.
Would you like to draw a beautiful flower? Doing so is simple with this drawing tutorial. By following the step-by-step instructions in this drawing guide, you will soon be able to sketch your own rose, complete with leaves and a stem.
You will not need any special tools to create this drawing, only paper and a writing implement - a pencil, a pen, or a marker.
Sketch lightly at first, as you will be erasing some of your lines as you go along.
There are many details in this drawing, but the illustrations below show you each step. In each image, the blue line is a new addition to the drawing.
"The eyes are the window to the soul." So states an antiquated maxim. To scientists, however, the eyes are very interesting. For example, researchers are currently developing technology that could use patterns in the iris of the eye to identify people, much as the fingerprint is used currently. Movies and television have long depicted such technology, but it may soon become a reality. In fact, some airports are already testing this 'eye ID' technology.
To artists, the eyes hold another interest. The eyes are surrounded by many, many small muscles, and the movement of these muscles is an indicator of emotion on the human face. Our eyes, for instance, can show whether we are happy, sad, angry, frightened, excited, or bored.
The eyes, then, are an important means of expressing these emotions in the visual arts, yet many artists find the eyes to be one of the more difficult portions of the human face to capture accurately. What is more, it is almost paradoxical that the eyes are one member largely responsible for our ability to draw the eyes of another.
Almost every drawing or painting of humans or animals includes eyes, whether open or closed. As such, many styles have developed. The simplest eyes involve nothing more than a solidly shaded dot. Other simple eyes consists of a circle with a shaded dot inside it. The Japanese manga and anime art styles often lend straight lines and squared corners to the shape of the eye.
Would you like to draw a pair of eyes? Perhaps you are working on a portrait of a friend or family member. Now, the complicated task of drawing realistic human eyes is easy with the help of this simple, step-by-step drawing guide.
All you will need is a pencil, a piece of paper, and an eraser. You may also want to use crayons, colored pencils, markers, or paints to shade your finished drawing. Notice that each step of this drawing guide includes an illustration as well as explanatory text. New lines added in each picture are highlighted in blue.