In this quick tutorial you will learn the flamingo drawing in 8 easy steps.
This bird have a bend shaped beak, long neck and long legs.
I’m going to draw this bird in a standing pose, I mean it is standing in the water and the reflection of the bird is reflected in the water.
The light is hitting on the bird from the back side so we will get the reflection on the front side
Please understand the subject before you start to draw, try to visualize the artwork in you mind
So you will get an idea about how to compose the artwork in the paper
It is always a good idea to draw a sketch in the light shade color, I mean you can use the normal HB pencil
Once you compose the flamingo bird sketch in your paper, then use a 4 HB pencil to draw the thick outline strokes where it is necessary
What you will learn from this flamingo drawing tutorial?
You will understand the bird size and shape & how to use your pencil to draw the rough strokes.
What size of paper do you recommended?
Any size of paper is ok, but this artwork is vertical in shape so use a rectangle shape paper.
Draw a Flamingo bird in 8 Easy Steps
Let’s start the bird drawing are you with me?
Time needed: 5 minutes
Materials: A4 size paper, pencil and an eraser
Step 1: Draw the beak
The flamingo is a beautiful bird with big size orange & black color mixed beak
Step 2: Draw the head & eyes
Eye are orange-yellow color and near to the beak & head size is normal like other birds
Step 3: Bird neck & body outline
Draw the bird neck it is long in shape and strong
Step 4: Draw the wings outline
This bird have black color feather only visible when the wings are extended, here it is not visible
Step 5: Draw the legs standing in the water
Legs are extremely thin in size and easy to break it, here the legs are in the underwater
Step 6: Draw rough pencil strokes
When the water is still the reflection will be perfect here it is not, so the reflection shape will look like this
Step 7: Rough lines here & there
Draw straight ripples on the sides to create the water ripple effect
Step 8: Erase or clean
Time to clean up the outline drawing with eraser
Congratulations! I hope you have drawn this flamingo bird outline drawing successfully in case if you need any help let me know in the Forums
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