How to Draw a Simple Swan

Swans are one of the most elegant birds that you can enjoy spotting on a calm lake or river and deserve their very own place in your drawing portfolio. Ready to create your own stunning swan? Then let’s get started!


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Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

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Take a black pen, and draw a curved line, like the two of a “2”, in the left of your page.


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Add another line to the left of it, and connect the two at the top with a short, straight line.


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Continue the left line down a little further, and then bring it across to the right in a horizontal line.


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Next, add a wavy wing to the right of the second line, with a curved top and bottom, and three “spikes” at the end for feathers.


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Return to the line at the very bottom, and then take the line up at an angle, add a “point”, and then add a second point to the left, connecting it to the wing.


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Add a pointed triangle shape to the face, and add another, black triangle shape behind this, with a dot at the end.


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Use the brown pen for the wing…


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And an orange pen for the beak.


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Next, use a thick blue pen to add a series of straight, horizontal lines below the bottom of the swan.


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Curve the ends of these lines, and then connect them together using the blue pen, to draw waves.


And voila – your very own super cute swan, ready for an adventure – all he needs is a name!

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