How to Draw a Dabbing Penguin

There are plenty of things to admire about penguins; they have a super cute waddle, an adorable figure-eight shape, and can build bonds that last a lifetime. Looking to learn more? Let’s kick things off by learning to draw a dabbing penguin!


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Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

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How to draw a dabbing penguin step 1

Start with a black liner, and draw a long, thin shape, angled at 45 degrees, just to the left of the center of your page.


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How to draw a dabbing penguin step 2

Add a curved line emerging from the top of the shape, curving up and across in a “horseshoe shape”. Then, add two parallel lines heading out horizontally to the right, connected with a curve.


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How to draw a dabbing penguin step 3

Now, add a large “U” shape to connect the two halves.


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How to draw a dabbing penguin step 4

Add a smaller shape inside the outline, following the curve of the bottom, up to the top of the shape – here, bring the line down on either side, creating a gap in the center. Add two small, curved lines – one in each half.


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How to draw a dabbing penguin step 5

Now, add two small webbed feet to the bottom of the penguin…


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How to draw a dabbing penguin step 6

And use a black pen to fill in the outside space.


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How to draw a dabbing penguin step 7

Grab a yellow pen, and add color to the feet…


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How to draw a dabbing penguin step 8

Before using a pink pen to add color underneath the eyes.


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How to draw a dabbing penguin step 9

Now, take a gray pencil, and add a wavy line across the middle of the body.


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How to draw a dabbing penguin step 10

Use the gray to shade in the area below this line, leaving the top white.


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How to draw a dabbing penguin step 11

Switch to a cyan pencil, and add a large circle around the bottom of the penguin. Fill in the shape with the cyan.


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How to draw a dabbing penguin step 12

Add “teardrop” shapes all around the puddle to complete the look!


Now, have you ever seen anything cuter than a dabbing penguin in a puddle? Why not do a little reading or research to learn more about these great and curious creatures?

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