How to draw a kiwi bird tutorial

How to draw a kiwi?

Actually, there are two things in the world with the same name “kiwi”. These are the Chinese gooseberries and the New Zealand flightless bird. It is this amazing bird, we will draw today.

Kiwi drawing lesson 1

Kiwi can be compared to a regular chicken in size.

The body of the kiwi is pear-shaped. And since the feathers of a bird look like fine wool, then from the side it looks like a haystack.

Kiwi drawing step by step

Kiwi has no visible wings and tail. Therefore, it moves only on legs that have a typical structure for birds. Legs are four-toed, short, but very strong, with sharp claws.

Kiwi bird drawing lesson

A small head is located on a short neck. Kiwi eyes are also small. But the long conical, slightly curved beak is very large.

Kiwi line drawing

The body of the bird is evenly covered with soft, gray or light-brown feathers.

Kiwi bird drawing

Step by step Kiwi drawing lesson 2

How to draw a Kiwi bird

Draw a generalized scheme. Well, what we see – the body of this Kiwi in terms of geometry resembles both a circle and a square.

Kiwi drawing tutorial

Draw strong legs:

Kiwi step by step drawing lesson

The head would be round, but the long beak gives it an almost elephant-like look.

Kiwi bird outline

And now we need patience and accuracy – we will use the shading to depict the plumage of a kiwi, which, in general, resembles wool.Kiwi line drawing 2

I really hope that you put the strokes correctly in accordance with the shape of Kiwi`s body.

Let`s give colors to our picture:

Kiwi colored drawing


Well, we learned how to draw the original and exotic New Zealand kiwi.

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