How to Draw a Blue Hen

When it comes to farmyard creatures, no picture would be complete without a super cute hen clucking around, pecking at loose grain. Looking to add a twist to this idyllic scene? Then you are in the right place…


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Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

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Start by taking a black pen, and drawing a large “n” shape in the right-hand section of your page.


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Bring a triangle shape out to the right, and then add another, slightly curved, triangle to the bottom of this.


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Inside this second triangle, add a curved line along the edge, and then make a small mark to the right of this.


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Close off the end of the top triangle with a slightly curved line.


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Now, add a mark to the left of this to create the bottom of an eye…


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And then add a horseshoe shape above this. Inside this shape, add a small circle, and fill this in almost completely with the black pen, leaving a small white dot to the right of this. Then add a short mark to the left of this, and add another two marks to the right, on the outside of the “n”.


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Add another few marks to the top of this for lashes…


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Add a curved line above the eye.


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Add three large bumps to the top of the head…


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And then add a tuft to the left of the face with long, jagged points.


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Now, bring a curved line down from just behind the beak, adding jagged tufts as you go. Bring the line down and across to the end, ending with a curved line. At the end of this, add four “points” to create another tuft.


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Add a second tuft just in front of the first…


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And then add two spiky feet, emerging from the bottom of each of these tufts. Add two short, angled marks to the center of each leg.


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Next, bring a curved line up from the left side of the back tuft…


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And then bring another line across towards the top left-hand corner of the page. At the end of this, add a bumpy line.


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Now, add a series of points making their way to the top of the page, curving up and across. Next, add four long, pointed sections behind this tail.


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Bring a curved line down from the bottom of this, and add a wide “reverse C” shape, ending with a series of “fingers” to create a wing. Connect this to the bottom of the face with a short curved line.


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Now, add a series of jagged lines to the right of this to create more feathers…


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And add a small circle just below the eye.


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Use a red pen for the section on top of the head…


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And an orange pen to add color to the beak.


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Now, use a yellow pen for the feet…


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And a pink pen for the inside of the mouth, and the spots of color on the cheeks.


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Grab a blue pen, and add color to the body, legs, and tail…


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And then use a cyan pen for the back of the tail, the wing, and the head.


And voila – a super cute chicken – with a totally unique twist!

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