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How to draw a nightingale with a pencil step-by-step drawing tutorial

Updated: Dec 6, 2023

In this drawing lesson, we will learn how to draw a bird on a branch. In our case, we will learn to draw a nightingale with a pencil step by step. The nightingale is a songbird, known to everyone, belongs to the genus of passerines. The nightingale was used as a symbol of creativity, poetry, inspiration. the nightingale's song itself consists of repeated whistles and clicks.

We will draw our nightingale singing his song.

How to draw a nightingale with a pencil step-by-step drawing tutorial

Step 1. Outline the body and the head of the nightingale on a branch.

First, make a sketch; with simple forms show the head, body and branch of the tree on which the nightingale sits. To start, draw with thin, barely visible lines.

How to draw a nightingale. Step 1. Outline the body and the head of the nightingale on a branch.

Step 2. Draw the nightingale's eye and open mouth.

Draw the eye, it is closer to the right side of the circle and the open part of the mouth.

How to draw a nightingale. Step 2. Draw the nightingale's eye and open mouth.

Step 3. Draw the nightingale's beak and start drawing its wing.

In this step, we finish the open beak, draw the head and wing.

How to draw a nightingale. Step 3. Draw the nightingale's beak and start drawing its wing.

Step 4. Draw nightingale's paws, tail and body.

Draw the nightingale's paws and tail. Also, go over the contours of the body with strokes.

How to draw a nightingale. Step 4. Draw nightingale's paws, tail and body.

Step 5. Start shading nightingale's body and tail.

Erase the auxiliary lines and shade the dark areas under the tail and wing. A little under the head, on the chest and on the wing, we draw curved lines imitating feathers.

How to draw a nightingale. Step 5. Start shading nightingale's body and tail.

Step 6. Hatch the nightingale's body and the branch.

In a lighter tone, just lightly press the pencil so that the lines are lighter, apply more lines to the body of the nightingale, imitating feathers. Paint over the oral cavity and the nightingale. Lastly, hatch the branch it sits on.

How to draw a nightingale. Step 6. Hatch the nightingale's body and the branch.

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