How to Draw a Cartoon Jay

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Cartoon Jay in 7 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.

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How to Draw a Cartoon Jay - Step-by-Step Tutorial

Step 1: To begin, draw the beak, making it pointed at one end and rounded on the other.

Step 2: Next you'll draw the head with a short plume of feathers on top and the front and back of the neck area.

Step 3: Then you'll draw in the eye right above and beside the beak and below the plumes.

Step 4: Next draw in the wing with short feathers on the part closer to the head and long feathers close to where the tail feathers will be drawn.

Step 5: Then draw the neck, belly and the area where the feet and tail feathers will be drawn later.

Step 6: Next you'll draw in the long tail feathers.

Step 7: Finally, draw in the legs and feet.

How to Draw a Cartoon Jay - Step-by-Step Tutorial

How to Draw a Cartoon Jay – Step-by-Step Tutorial