In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Cartoon Pelican in 6 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.
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How to Draw a Cartoon Pelican - Step-by-Step Tutorial
Step 1: Start by drawing in a pair of parallel horizontal lines that are spaced very close together. They should meet on both ends. Now, underneath the bottom line, add an upside down cone-shaped figure for the large bottom bill of the pelican.
Step 2: At the right end of the line pair, add a very small black dot for the eye.
Step 3: Now, off to the right of the eye, add in a curved line that bows downward. Add another curved line from the base of the chin, running it off to the right to create the base of the body.
Step 4: Next, add two horizontal lines, keeping a space between the two. At the end of the lines off to the right, converge the two into a point for the wing. Add some small vertical lines to the inside of the wing for additional texture.
Step 5: From the base of the top wing, add a diagonal line followed by two parallel lines right below that, converging at the right end and creating the tail.
Step 6: Lastly, let's add the legs. Add two pairs of vertical lines. The lines of each pair should be very close together and there should be a space between each leg. At the base of the left leg, add in some curved lines to create a webbed foot. Repeat this at the base of the right leg as well.