How to Draw a Yellow-Eyed Penguin

The yellow-eyed penguin is a fascinating bird, and there are plenty of cool facts to learn and explore. Let’s start by learning how to draw our own in just a few short, simple steps.


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Begin with a black pen, and draw a short, slightly curved line across the page. Add a curved shape below this, and shade the right triangle with the black pen. Then, add a short curved line to the top.


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Bring a curved line up, across, and down towards the bottom of the page. Take the line across to the right, and then up, angling it slightly.


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Add a wavy, vertical line to the right of this…


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And then take this across to the right with a jagged line, ending in a “fork”.


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Bring a curved line down from the right of the original shape – this is the beak – and add another tall “loop” to the end for the second wing.


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Add another vertical, wavy line to connect this to the bottom section…


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And then add a large, slightly square “W” shape to the bottom, complete with three claws.


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Now, add two short, vertical lines to the right of this, and connect them, with a jagged line at the bottom.


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Add another leg and foot to the right of this.


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Add a small, almond-shaped eye behind the beak, and add a small dot inside this. Draw a shape all around this eye.


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Add a line down the side of the left-wing…


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And then add a wavy line across the bottom of the head, before adding a wavy shape to the bottom of this.


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Now, draw a curved line at the bottom of the body, with a wavy line above this…


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And use a light green pencil to add color to the bottom of the left-wing.


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Now, add another set of lines inside the right-wing.


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Add the green shade to this, and then use the same shade to the top of the head and the tail at the bottom.


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Use a black pen to add color to the rest of the wings, and the tail at the bottom…


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Add the green to the bottom of the head.


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Next, use the black pen to fill in the rest of the head.


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Use a red pen for the beak…


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Use an orange pencil to add a faint stripe to the center of the stomach, and each of the legs.


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Color the section above the right-wing with the light green pencil and black pen.


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And then use the black pen to add marks to the feet.


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Shade the feet with a purple pen to complete your penguin.


And there we have it – your own super cute yellow-eyed penguin, complete with bright, distinctive colors and shades.

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