how to draw a cartoon bird flying

Learn how to draw a great looking Cartoon Bird with easy, step-by-step drawing instructions, and video tutorial.

Easy Cartoon Bird Drawing – Step 7

how to draw a cartoon bird flying

7. To form the top of the remaining wing, extend a curved line. To finish the wing and define the large flight feathers, draw overlapping “U”-shaped lines. Erase guide lines for the leg and wing.

Learn More About The Cartoon Bird Drawing

“Mr. Bluebirds on my shoulder… Wonderful feeling, wonderful day!” – “Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah,” Disneys Song of the South, 1946

Birds, especially bluebirds, are often used as symbols of spring in art and animation.

Disney, for example, has plenty of examples – Mr. Sleeping Beauty’s “Once Upon a Dream,” Kessie from Winnie the Pooh, Bluebird from Song of the South, and other unidentified birds seen during Snow White’s performance of “Whistle While You Work,” or those twitterpated pairs from Bambi

Because springtime birds are such vocalists, people have written numerous songs about them.

Songs like “Bluebird of Happiness,” “Bluebirds Over the Mountain” by the Beach Boys, “(Therell Be Bluebirds Over) The White Cliffs of Dover,” and “Voices in the Sky” by the Moody Blues feature these tiny birds prominently in addition to the ones already mentioned.

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This simple, step-by-step cartoon animal drawing lesson will teach you how to draw a cartoon bird, which is the worm’s worst nightmare. A pencil, an eraser, and a piece of paper are all you’ll need. You may also wish to color your finished character.

Easy Cartoon Bird Drawing – Step 6

how to draw a cartoon bird flying

6. Erase guide lines from the face. Create the wing’s leading edge by extending a long, curved line from the body. To complete the wing, draw a sequence of “U” shaped lines for the large flight feathers. Next, outline the top of the leg and add feathers to the chest using curved lines.