How to Draw a Realistic Owl

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Realistic Owl in 8 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 Realistic Owl - Step-by-Step Tutorial

Step 1: begin by drawing two dots for eyes. 

Step 2: Next draw the face. Draw an oval around the dots with a point above each eye. 

Step 3: Draw a tiny triangle between the eyes to make the nose.

Step 4: Next for the head. Draw a fuzzy rectangle around the face. 

Step 5: For the first wing, draw a large upside down tear drop shape. Add some feather detail at the bottom.

Step 6: Next draw a curve for the belly with more feather detail.

Step 7: Add the claws with long thin lines with claws on the end. 

Step 8: Finally add an oval at the back for the tail, but make the end look like feathers

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

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