How to Draw a Realistic Pelican

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

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

Step 1: We'll start with the head. Draw a c-shape for this and add a parallel line to it.

Step 2: Now add the eye, by drawing a dot in the middle of the c-shape.

Step 3: Draw a long traingular shape with a line down the middle to form the beak.

Step 4: Now for the neck. Draw a long sausage shape coming down from the head.

Step 5: Next draw a large triangular shape coming out of the neck to make the wing. Add feather detail to it.

Step 6: Finally, add a curved line for the belly and some thin feet.

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

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