Want to draw a realistic pigeon but don’t know where to start? Here, you will learn how to draw a pigeon easy and step by step.
Draw a pigeon using this guide by following the easy steps shown below. As you can see in the example, the pigeon is drawn realistically. Try to follow the easy steps in our instructions to bring this pigeon to life on your paper.
Pigeons are birds that live all over the world. They are best known for their ability to navigate and return home from a great distance. Pigeons feed on grains, fruits and berries, as well as insects and worms.
There are many types of birds similar to pigeons. For example, blue partridge, turtledove, and many others. They have a similar body shape and plumage, but may differ in size and coloration.
The pigeon has a small head with small eyes and a beak that serves to search for food and build nests. Pigeons have broad wings that allow them to fly long distances, as well as a long tail that helps them maneuver while flying.
Pigeons are important birds for humans. They have been pets since ancient times and have helped people deliver letters by pigeon mail.
These interesting facts are fascinating, but we are here to draw this cute bird. Let’s get started!
Time needed: 25 minutes
How to Draw a Pigeon
- Draw the eye and cere.
Begin by drawing the round pigeon eye and beak cere.
- Draw the beak.
Using three curved lines, draw the pigeon’s beak. Also add the arc above the eye.
- Outline the body.
Now you need to outline the head, body, and tail of your pigeon. Start with the rounded head, then smoothly move into shaping the body and finish at the tip of the tail.
- Draw the wing.
Outline the bottom and top of the wing using a long curved lines. Connect the lines at the tip of the pointed part of the pigeon’s wing.
- Add texture.
Texture the pigeon’s chest by adding small feathers, then add additional wavy lines that divide the bird’s plumage into two parts.
- Add feathers.
Detail the pigeon’s wing by adding wavy lines for the feathers. Then detail the tail by adding curved lines feathers as well.
- Draw the legs.
Now, you need to add the legs of the pigeon.
- Detail the legs.
Detail your pigeon’s legs by adding toe lines.
- Color the drawing.
Color your dove drawing using blue for the top, and shades of gray for the bottom and wings.
Congratulations on finishing your realistic pigeon drawing! You’ve taken an awesome step toward becoming a skilled artist.
Be proud of your drawing achievement and remember that this is only the beginning. As you continue to practice and hone your skills, you will be amazed at how much you can achieve. Keep practicing with our guides!