How to Draw a Feather

How to Draw a Feather
How to Draw a Feather

In this lesson, I’ll show you how to draw a feather and provide you with useful tips and methods. You’re mistaken if you believe drawing a flawless feather is difficult. Most of you would like to try your hand at feather drawing. It will undoubtedly astound you. So, let’s get started with easy feather drawing following the eight simple steps outlined below. So what are you waiting for? go grab a pencil and let set go.

We know that there are more than 400 billion birds in our world and that each of them has feathers. Bird feather is classified into six types- Wing feathers, tail feathers, contour feathers, and so on. The feathers cover the majority of the bird’s body and It protects from water and cold temperatures. Feathers can be used for a variety of utilitarian, cultural, and religious purposes. They are also used to fill winter clothing and outdoor bedding such as quilted coats and sleeping bags. They are still used in fashion as well as military headdresses and clothing today.

Know-it-all Before You Start…

Drawing Materials Needed:

  • Drawing Sheet
  • Pencil
  • Crayons/Water Color

Expected Time:

  • 40 minutes (Including Coloring)

Difficulty Level:

  • Moderate

Feather Drawing Instructions

Step 1: Draw the centerline of the feature, which is known as the rachis, and the outer lines as the feather’s borderline.

How to Draw a Feather Step 1
How to Draw a Feather Step 1

Step 2: detail the rachis portion.

How to Draw a Feather Step 2
How to Draw a Feather Step 2

Step 3: Just below the outer portion, draw a small grass-like structure.

How to Draw a Feather Step 3
How to Draw a Feather Step 3

Step 4: detail the outer portion.

How to Draw a Feather Step 4
How to Draw a Feather Step 4

Step 5: continue the detailing.

How to Draw a Feather Step 5
How to Draw a Feather Step 5

Step 6: detail the top portion of the feather.

How to Draw a Feather Step 6
How to Draw a Feather Step 6

Step 7: detail the sideways as well.

How to Draw a Feather Step 7
How to Draw a Feather Step 7

Step 8: detail the side border of the feather.

How to Draw a Feather Step 8
How to Draw a Feather Step 8

Step 9:  draw again the small grass-like sections as previously.

How to Draw a Feather Step 9
How to Draw a Feather Step 9

Step 10:To make the feather stand out, draw small segments within it.

How to Draw a Feather Step 10
How to Draw a Feather Step 10

Step 11: Now fill the feather with attractive colors.

How to Draw a Feather Step 11

How to Draw a Feather Step by Step

If you are a beginner and don’t know anything, this step-by-step picture thing will help you in a way that no one else can. Before you begin drawing, download and print this image.

How to Draw a Feather Step by Step
How to Draw a Feather Step by Step

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Your feather drawing is now complete, and I sincerely hope that you found this lesson on how to draw a feather useful and enjoyable! If you enjoyed this article, you should keep an eye out for my next one. More drawing guidelines can be found here.

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