Let`s learn how to draw a hoopoe.
Unfortunately I never met alive hoopoes. And always thought it was a bird the size of a Turkey, perhaps. But Wikipedia says only 30 cm body length. Not enough, but what colors!
How to draw a hoopoe walking the earth
Hoopoes fly well and very maneuverable, but if possible, prefer to travel by land.
The body shape of birds with folded back wings is usually ovalб or more precisely – in the form of drop.
Draw the wings and the tail down:
Short legs with strong big fingers:
Before that, everything was usual,as in all birds. But and original features – a long beak and a magnificent crest on the head.
And now,when we paint a picture of a hoopoe, you have to agree that this bird cannot be confused with any other. Wide black and white stripes on the wings and tail and orange and black crest look very impressive.
And here is the hoopoe from the back:
Here is step by step lesson how to draw this hoopoe.
Draw the head:
And now paint it correctly:
Amazing! I really like this bird!
Read more lessons about how to draw beautiful birds:
How to draw a hummingbird
How to draw a pheasant
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