Let`s learn how to draw a Flamingo.
Surely you all know how Flamingo looks: oval body, long legs, long neck, strange beak, and red color – that branded image of a Flamingo.But still,when you look at a picture of this bird you can not help wonder how grotesque it looks.
Flamingo drawing – lesson 1
I found a beautiful picture of Flamingo and decided to copy it as if in a mirror.
Draw the overall outline of the figure:
The trunk is oval, but with pointed tail it takes the form of the drop.
The neck is curved like S and looks incredibly thin:
The legs are very long and very thin.
They look so thin that it is not clear how they can support the weight of the body of the Flamingo. But in fact, it is even more surprising – Flamingo, like other semi-aquatic birds very often stands for hours on one leg and does not get tired. The Flamingo’s beak is adapted to filter a sludge from the bottom of reservoirs. Flamingos feed on worms and crustaceans that give their feathers red.
Flamingo head drawing
Flamingo head looks very typical, in my opinion only these birds have such weird beaks.
On a thin neck the head seems disproportionate:
And now add a huge curved down beak:
Paint thus: the head is pink and the beak has a black tip:
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