How to Draw a Cartoon Kestrel

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

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

Step 1: Start by drawing the head as a small hook shape.

Step 2: After that, you'll draw in the small, pointed beak with a slight downturn near the point.

Step 3: Then draw in the large round eye right next to the beak.

Step 4: Next draw the large wing with longer feathers near at the bottom than the top.

Step 5: After that, you will draw in the large, round chest and belly, making jagged lines for the feathers along the bottom of the belly.

Step 6: Then draw the short tail feathers at the tip of the wing.

Step 7: Finally, add in the small, curled feet under the belly.

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

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