How to draw a barn swallow
Mark off the width and height of the swallow. Draw two ovals that will help to define places for its head and body. Draw a line, which will act as the beak.
Draw the bird’s neck and body. Add a guideline for its tail.
Define places for the legs, wings and beak of the swallow.
Mark off shapes for the legs, wings, central part of the tail and beak.
Detail shapes for the wing of the swallow. Add its eye, toes and tail.
Outline the shape of the feathers. Work on the figure, paying special attention to detail.
Contour the swallow, trying to vary the thickness and darkness of the line. Add more detail. Erase all guidelines.
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