How to draw a loon

Step 1

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

Step 2

Draw guidelines for the bird’s neck, body and tail.

Step 3

Define places for the legs, wings and mouth of the loon.

Step 4

Mark off shapes for the legs, wings and beak of the bird.

Step 5

Add the loon’s eye and tail. Add the pattern to its wing and body. Sketch the webs on the feet.

Step 6

Outline the shapes of the feathers. Work on the figure, paying special attention to detail.

Step 7

Contour the loon, trying to vary the thickness and darkness of the line. Add more detail and add water. Erase all guidelines.

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Lena London
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