How to draw a king penguin

Grid step

You can print out the base construction lines and start drawing on tracing paper or you can draw the grid layout yourself using the following steps… Show more

1) Draw a rectangle that will define the conditional proportions and boundaries of the chosen drawing.
2) From the middle of the rectangle, draw one vertical and one horizontal line equally dividing the shape.
3) Draw another horizontal line equally dividing the upper half of the rectangle. Similarly, draw a horizontal line equally dividing the bottom half of the rectangle.
4) Draw a vertical line equally dividing the left half of the rectangle. Similarly, draw a vertical line equally dividing the right half of the rectangle.

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Step 1

Mark off the width and height of the picture. Draw a circle for the head and an oval for a body of the king penguin. Add a guideline for its body.

Step 2

With smooth lines, define the shapes of the neck, bill and wings.

Step 3

Delineate the neck and the body shape of the king penguin.

Step 4

Outline the shapes of the wings and the lower part of the body.

Step 5

Add feet and a tail.

Step 6

Draw toes, wing edges and the chest.

Step 7

Add details to the feet and the bill. Outline an eye and a bow-tie.

Step 8

Contour the king penguin, adding more details. Delineate snow. Erase all the guidelines.

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Lena London
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