Let`s learn how to draw a partridge.
The ptarmigan belongs to the order galliformes and is a relative of the pheasant. But unlike pheasants, partridges look very simple – no embellishments and unnecessary details.
Oval body, small head and short legs – this is the portrait of partridge. Some diversity is represented only in the color of the feathers. Partridges live in the vast tundra in the summer and have a speckled colour,and in winter they are white.
First, let’s learn how to draw a gray partridge. It is simply called grey, in fact, this bird here is this:
Despite the fact that the picture is simple, let’s start drawing on the rules – first pencil sketch.
Draw the torso:
Draw a small head with a tiny beak.
Partridge`s legs are quite short and the wings too.
The second lesson is about how to draw Arctic partridge.
It lives farther North and has a very white plumage and besides, its legs are covered with feathers to the claws. These feathers are designed to insulate the feet and to help the partridge to walk on deep snow without sinking.
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It is very easy to draw a partridge – just four steps. Now draw heavily feathered legs and the Partridge is ready.
Well, now you know how to draw a Partridge.
I advise you to read the lessons about how to draw partridge’s neighbours, also living in the North:
How to draw a PolarBear
How to draw a Polar Fox
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