How to Draw a Cute Merlin

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Cute Merlin in 6 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.

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Below are the individual steps - you can click on each one for a High Resolution printable PDF version.

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How to Draw a Cute Merlin - Step-by-Step Tutorial

Step 1: Begin with the merlin's eye. Draw a semi-shaded circle with a curved line on top and another on the bottom.

Step 2: Add the beak by drawing a circle with a pointed end.

Step 3: Add the head and body by drawing an upside down "U" shap around the eye and beak.

Step 4: Next, add the wing by drawing a curved "V" shape with several curved lines on it for the feathers.

Step 5: Draw the tail by adding several "V" shapes at the base of the body.

Step 6: Finally, draw the feet by adding two thin rectangle shapes, along with crescent shapes below them for talons.

How to Draw a Cute Merlin - Step-by-Step Tutorial

How to Draw a Cute Merlin – Step-by-Step Tutorial