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.