How to Draw a Realistic Crow

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Realistic Crow in 8 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.

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How to Draw a Realistic Crow - Step-by-Step Tutorial

Step 1: Begin by drawing a smaller circle for the head and then a larger one below it, followed by a large oval slightly intersecting the second circle below that.

Step 2: Then you'll draw the face inside the smallest circle at the top, erasing the lines and adding in the neck to connect the head to the body.

Step 3: Next erase the interior lines of the guide and draw in the wing on the left side and the top part of the leg on that side.

Step 4: Then you'll draw the pinfeathers in the neck area and the wing and upper part of the leg on the right side.

Step 5: Next draw in the tail with lines for the feathers and erase the rest of the guide at the same time.

Step 6: Then you'll draw the looping lines for the feathers above and below the wing and lines down the wing for the longer feathers closer to the tips of the wings.

Step 7: Next you'll add in the rest of the legs and feet.

Step 8: To finish, you'll draw the talons on both feet.

Step 9: You have finished your Crow! Congrats!

How to Draw a Realistic Crow - Step-by-Step Tutorial

How to Draw a Realistic Crow – Step-by-Step Tutorial