How to Draw a Penguin

Learn how to draw a penguin. You’ll need a marker, paper, and colored pencils (black, grey, white, yellow, pink). There are a total of 18 species of penguins alive today in the world, five of which are endangered species.Though slow on land, penguins are the fastest type of bird in the water and also the deepest diving.Penguins typically spend 70% of their lives in the water.The average lifespan of a penguin in the wild is 15 to 20 years.Penguin species vary in weight from as light as 2 lbs to as heavy as 90 lbs .Penguins nest in colonies that sometimes number in the millions.

Lets s tart drawing the penguin by following steps in sequence.

Step 1: First thing you have to select the correct sketch pencil when you start how to draw a penguin. Now draw penguins head outline . Draw its beak also at this time. Your sketch will look like the above image.

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Step 2: Lets see how to draw penguins open mouth. We can draw it by making an elongated and narrow drop shape from where the beak is starting. When you finish this complete the neck of the penguin.

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Step 3: I hope you are following the steps of how to draw a penguin properly. Now lets draw the penguins curved body. For body extend the back line of the penguin and draw the curved line for the body. Consult the picture if you are having any problem.

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Step 4: After the body we will make the other parts of the penguin. Draw the penguins flap shaped arms. Always draw with light hand for neat sketch.

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Step 5: Now draw the the front line of the penguin at a distance.

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Step 6: Its time to see how to draw penguins lower body now. Remember you have to give furry effect on lower body. For this you have to use repeated rough strokes from pointer.

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Step 7: We are approaching toward last step of how to draw a penguin. Now draw two parallel foot with pointed nails. . Now your basic sketch of penguin is finished.

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Step 8: Giving minute details to your sketch is important step . Draw tiny eyes of the penguins. Color the pupil black. Its shading time now. Select the light direction. Start shading from pointer instead of pencil.

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Step 9: Shading is a very important part of any sketch. Use your aesthetic high and shade passionately. Shade the lower part first.

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Step 10: After completing lower body shading . Shade the face now.

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Step 11: Its time to add some details on front of the penguin. Consult the picture for accurate result.

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Step 12: Change the medium of shading. Take yellow marker . Add detail on neck and on face from it .

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Step 13: Take orange marker . Use it where needed . Consult the picture at this time. Orange marker will give depth to the penguin. By now you must have learned how easy is how to draw a penguin.

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Step 14: Add more detail for perfection.

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Step 15: Last but not the least cover the white area of the face with black pointer.

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Step 16: If you have followed how to draw penguins steps properly your adorable penguin is ready.

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I hope you enjoyed learning how to draw penguin.

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