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How to draw a rooster with a pencil. Step-by-step drawing tutorial.

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Today, we will be learning to draw a rooster. This is a beautiful bird with many feathers, a wattle, and a comb. Those who saw roosters live will likely remember the loud and rather loud and annoying crow they like to make at sunrise. Also, you will remember how they like to look bossy and swagger around chickens. So, today, in our drawing tutorial, we will draw that bossy but beautiful look of a rooster.


Step 1. Outline the main parts of the rooster body.

Start by drawing a few lines with the primary goal of outlining the dimensions of our future rooster drawing: a line for its chest, a line for the back of the neck, a line for the upper part of the tail, and a circle for the head.

How to draw a rooster. Step 1. Outline the main parts of the rooster body.

Step 2. Outline the rooster's wing, beak, the wattle, and the comb.

Now, outline the main parts of the rooster: its legs, the wing, the wattle, and the comb. Oh, and obviously, don't forget the beak!

How to draw a rooster. Step 2. Outline the rooster's wing, beak, the wattle, and the comb.

Step 3. Continue outlining the rooster's comb, wattle, legs, and tail.

Continue to outline the parts of the rooster's body while adding details.

How to draw a rooster. Step 3. Continue outlining the rooster's comb, wattle, legs, and tail.

Step 4. Draw the rooster's shank and toes. Draw the rooster's tail feathers.

Draw the rooster's legs in more detail. We need to draw its shanks and the toes with claws. Drawing the feathers in its tails is tricky as there are many of them, and they are of different sizes.

How to draw a rooster. Step 4. Draw the rooster's shank and toes. Draw the rooster's tail feathers.

Step 5. Continue to draw the feather patterns on the rooster's chest, wing, and tail.

Draw the feather pattern on the chest and wing of our rooster.

How to draw a rooster. Step 5. Continue to draw the feather patterns on the rooster's chest, wing, and tail.

Step 6. Draw the feather pattern on the rooster's tail feathers. Detail rooster's toes.

Now, we need to draw the feather pattern on some of the rooster's feathers in its tail. Looks a bit like leaves. Then, draw the folds on the rooster's shanks and toes. As you can see, going over our drawing and adding dark highlighting to the lines gives the drawing a bit of volume, separating the parts its parts. We also add shading to the bottom of the rooster.

How to draw a rooster. Step 6. Draw the feather pattern on the rooster's tail feathers. Detail rooster's toes.

Step 7. Finalize the rooster drawing with more feather detailing.

Continue adding the feathers to our rooster's tail, and the drawing is done. Hope you enjoyed our tutorial and managed to draw your own rooster. See you next time.

How to draw a rooster. Step 7. Finalize the rooster drawing with more feather detailing.

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