Let`s learn how to draw a hen – I mean it’s a female grown up chicken. I will write a separate lesson about how to learn how to draw young little chicks later.
How to draw a Hen – lesson 1
This hen does exactly what hens are constantly doing – searching for food on the ground.
In this position, the torso of the chicken looks completely triangular.
Four-fingered legs stand steadily.
The head is small. But it is visually enlarged with its beak.
In addition, there is a comb and other skin growths on the head.
Let’s color the resulting outline of a hen.
Step-by-step Hen drawing lesson 2
Our model is a hen – broiler:
Draw a pencil sketch:
The first thing that we will draw is the torso, you know we must start with the largest part.
I will not give a geometric definition of the shape of your body type it is oval or triangular. It has the shape of the body.
Typically the hen legs are straight and slender to the knee. Higher we see hen thighs – they are really muscular. Hens have four fingers on their feet. Three toes are directed forward as a fan, and the fourth – backwards.
Chickens have little brains and their heads are small. In profile we see only one chicken eye – right in the middle of the head. Chicken tail looks like a broom. Well, here is our Hen drawing.
However, our lesson is not over yet. Now let us learn how to draw a Hen head.
Hen(chicken) head drawing lesson
First, draw a sketch and denote eye and a beak:
And now as the hen has something to see and to eat with, we can do a little painting – draw a hen scallop and beard:
Well, now you’ve learned how to draw a hen and its portrait.
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