How to Draw a Rainbow Lorikeet

Bright, colorful birds are a key feature of any jungle or forest and are a stunning sight to see soaring through the skies. Ready to create your own gorgeous lorikeet bird? Then let’s take a closer look at the steps you need to take!


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Start with a cyan pen and draw a curved shape at the top of your page, narrowing as you reach the tip of this.


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Use a deep blue pen to add two curved lines below this, and connect these at the bottom with another curved line. Fill this in with the blue pen.


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Grab a white pen or correction fluid…


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And add a white circle to the center of the blue.


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Now, use the cyan pen to add a thin line to the right of the dark blue…


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And then use an orange pen to add a curved, pointed beak to the end of this, filling this in with the orange pen.


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Now, use a dark brown pen to add a section to the bottom of the beak.


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Use the brown pen to add a second layer to the beak.


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Shade the section to the back of the head with a yellow pen.


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Add a second layer to the bottom of the head with the blue pen.


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Draw a triangle below the head with a red pen. Fill this in with the red pen, leaving small dots in the shape.


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Use a green pen to bring a curved line down on both sides…


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And use an orange pen to add a curved shape to the bottom of the red section, filling this in with the orange.


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Use a yellow pen to add a curved line below the orange…


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And then use a darker green pen to add a line inside the side wings.


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Use a bright yellow pen to add a layer inside the right-wing.


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Use the cyan pen to add a bumpy line connecting the wings, and fill this section in with the cyan pen.


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Add another layer below with the dark blue pen, adding a bumpy line to the bottom…


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And then use a purple pen to add a curved line to the bottom right wing.


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Use an orange pen to add two forked feet to the bottom of the purple line.


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Use the cyan pen to add small marks to the top of the forked feet.


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Now, use a brown pen to add a long, thin cylinder shape to the bottom of the feet, creating a log for the bird to sit on.


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Now, use the purple pen to add the bottom section to the bird.


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Use a bright yellow pen to add a pointed triangle to the bottom of the log…


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And then use a green pen to add another triangle around this.


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Add another triangle to the bottom with a dark green pen.


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Use an orange pen to add lines to either side of the tail.


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Now, add a line to the left with a light yellow pen.


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Use a light green pen to add a line to the left, just below the log.


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Now, use a black pen to add a dot to the center of the eye. Finally, draw the claws of your bird with this same black pen.


And there we have it – a stunning, colorful lorikeet. Why not take some time to learn more about these amazing birds – there is plenty to discover and explore!

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