How to draw a Kingfisher Kookaburra.
Although I have never had a chance to visit Australia, since my childhood I really love the kingfisher laughing Kukkabarra. Mother read me a story about Gecko and his opponent Kookaburra. And although in the tale the laughing kingfisher was shown to be a notorious villain, I loved and worried about him much more than about the positive Gecko. And today I have a chance to at least learn how to draw my favorite bird.
Kingfisher Kookaburra drawing lesson 1
I hope you have already firmly grasped that before taking up a beautiful drawing, you must draw a schematic sketch with a pencil.
Never start to draw step by step without having a good design. Then we can with peace of mind to draw in the details.
Draw the body with folded wings. And note, since our model is sitting on a branch, then we immediately need to indicate this its perch :
Draw the wide tail and paws with clinging fingers:
Kookaburra has a big head, even a very big one. Moreover, with a hefty curved beak.
We made a linear drawing. Now we have to paint properly.
Yes, I agree that in this half mask it looks very ominous. And if you consider that he also laughs terribly … Now let’s draw a kookaburra in profile.
Kingfisher Kookaburra drawing lesson 2
The order of drawing we always have the same – first we need to draw the largest part.
Draw the structure of the wings and tail like a folded fan.
Draw legs … Oh, I very nearly forgot to show the branch on which the kingfisher sits.
When viewed from the side, the head of the kookabarra looks even larger.
We will color as we see on the sample.
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