How to draw a California quail

Step 1

Mark off the width and height of the California quail. Draw two ovals that will help to define the places for its head and body. Draw a line, which will act as its beak.

Step 2

Draw the shapes of the body and neck. Add a guideline the bird’s tail.

Step 3

Add guidelines for the legs, wing and mouth of the California quail.

Step 4

Draw shapes for the legs, wing and beak. Draw the end of the tail and crest.

Step 5

Draw the toes, tail, crest and eye of the bird. Add more lines to its wing.

Step 6

Add claws and feathers. Work on the figure, paying special attention to detail.

Step 7

Contour the California quail, trying to vary the thickness and darkness of the line. Add more detail. Erase all guidelines.

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