How to Draw a Chicken

Chickens are a must-have sight in any farmyard – but do you know how to draw your own? Well, fortunately for you, we have everything you need to get started in no time!


Tutorial Video


Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

1.

how to draw a chicken step by step 1

Use a red pen to add a short curve to the left side of the page.


2.

how to draw a chicken step by step 2

Bring a curved line up from either end, and add three “bumps” to the top, shading this shape in with the red pen.


3.

how to draw a chicken step by step 3

Use a yellow pen to bring a curved line down from the bottom right of this, and then take it across with a zig-zag line. Bring a curved line up from the end, and add two more bumps at the top.


4.

how to draw a chicken step by step 4

Now, use a black pen to add a small oval shape to the top of this…


5.

how to draw a chicken step by step 5

And then use a red pen to add a mark to the top of this.


6.

how to draw a chicken step by step 6

Use a brown pen for an oval shape beneath the black eye, and then a curved “kidney” shape to the left of this main shape.


7.

how to draw a chicken step by step 7

Use the original red pen to add a pointed beak to the left of the face.


8.

how to draw a chicken step by step 8

Use a black pen to draw a line across the center of this, and add an “arrow” to the back of the beak.


9.

how to draw a chicken step by step 9

Use a yellow pen to fill in the main section of the head…


10.

how to draw a chicken step by step 10

And then an orange pen for a zigzag line at the bottom of the face.


11.

how to draw a chicken step by step 11

Use a brown pencil to bring a line across from the right of the neck, and take this up, before heading down in three bumps. At the end, curve the line down towards the bottom of the page.


12.

how to draw a chicken step by step 12

Add a curved triangle shape to the end of this, and follow this with another triangle to the left. Shade this second triangle with the brown pencil, and then curve the line across to meet the bottom of the neck. Add three bumps in the center for wings.


13.

how to draw a chicken step by step 13

Use a lighter brown pen to shade the main body…


14.

how to draw a chicken step by step 14

And then use an orange pen to add two legs and feet to the bottom of the body.


And there we have it – a fun, friendly chicken just waiting for adventure; but where will his curiosity take him?

How to Draw a Chicken Gallery

Related Drawing Tutorials

Leave a Comment