How to draw a Penguin

For kids Penguin is the most amazing bird, here is the simple way to draw the penguin which you like surely. It is very easy to draw the Penguin by using following steps. To know more about How to draw a Penguin please visits the article given below.

Penguin is the most amazing bird. They cannot fly but they do fly through the water with their flippers. Penguins are not found only in cold climates, such as Antarctica.

Amazing Facts about Penguins

1. Penguins are flightless birds
2. Most penguins can swim about 15 miles per hour.
3. Penguins are warm blooded and their normal body temperature of about 100 degrees F.
4. There are at least 18 different species of penguins.
5. The area where penguins mate, nest and raise their chicks is called a "rookery".
6. Penguins don't jump, they BOUNCE

Instructions to draw the Penguin

Step 1: Draw a grid with two equal squares as shown in the picture given below. Draw the head and body shape in the correct position on the grid.

How to draw a Penguin Step 1

Step 2: Draw the beak of the Penguin in front of the head space and also draw the eye and the mouth of the penguin. Draw in the neck as shown in the picture given below which flows onto the head and the body shapes. Also draw the shapes of legs.

How to draw a Penguin Step 2

Step 3: Draw the flippers (wings of Penguin) around the middle of the belly. Draw the feet of the penguin and rest of the body lines as shown in the figures.

How to draw a Penguin Step 3

Step 4: Outline the Penguin with black color pen and color your penguin

How to draw a Penguin Step 4

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Author: Namita Terse16 Aug 2011 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

Hi, good style of teaching drawing, the grid lines will definitely help children to understand the distance between diffrent shapes involved in the full penguin drawing.


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