Peacocks are majestic birds, known for their stunning plumage and beautiful colors, and there is plenty to celebrate about these wonderful creatures. Ready to bring your own to life? Then read on for everything you need to know!
Step-By-Step Images and Instructions
Grab a blue pen, and draw a curved “hook” shape in the center of your page, adding a tuft to the top curve of the hook.
Add a curved line to the bottom of this, leaving a gap in the bottom left corner.
Then, bring a line down from this, and take this across and to the right.
Add a small “V” shape, and then continue the line up towards the top right-hand corner of the page.
Add three bumps for tail feathers…
And then add a wing to the top line.
Now, add a small “U” shape to the bottom of the bird, to the left of the “V” shape.
Bring three curved lines up from the top of the head, and add pointed teardrop shapes to the top. Shade half of each of these with the blue pen.
Grab a brown pen, and fill the space in the face with a small beak. Add a curved line to this, with a dot above.
Now, add a foot to the bottom of the “u” shape at the bottom of the body…
And then add a second foot to the right of this.
Use the brown pen to add more long, pointed feathers behind the blue wings on the top.
Use a slightly darker brown pen to add a jagged line in between these two sections.
Use a black pen to add a small circle to the face, and leave a small “gap” in the left of this.
Add a curved line around this eye…
Now, add a series of horseshoe shapes, one above the other, above the blue tailfeathers at the back. Repeat this with more rows of feathers, with each layer becoming larger as you go.
Grab a green pen, and use this to shade a circle around the eye.
Then, use a yellow pen to add small, slightly pointed rings to the ends of each of the black feathers at the back.
Connect the ends of these to the bottom of each feather with a yellow line…
And then use the green pen to add an edge to the top of each feather. Follow this with small “loops” in the bottom row of feathers.
Use an orange pen to add color to the brown wings.
Follow this with touches of color from a yellow pen…
And use the orange pen to fill in the feet.
Use a royal blue pen to add color to the inside of the yellow sections on the tail…
And follow this with a rich green pen.
Use a light blue pen to shade the top wing, the top of the head, and the front section of the chest. Add a few small marks to the space behind this.
Use a bright blue pen to add another stripe of color…
And then use a deep royal blue pen for a touch of color behind.
Fill in the beak with the orange and yellow pen.
Now – what a truly marvelous creature this is; all he needs is a name!