draw a duck

In this drawing lesson we’ll show you how to draw a Duck in 6 easy steps. This step by step lesson progressively builds upon each previous step until you get to the final rendering of the Duck.

Here are some interesting facts about the Duck you might find interesting.

  • Ducks are waterfowl that can be found in a variety of aquatic habitats such as rivers, lakes, and ponds.
  • They have webbed feet that help them swim and waddle on land.
  • Ducks are known for their quacking sound, which is a form of communication.
  • These birds have waterproof feathers that keep them dry while swimming.
  • Ducks are omnivores and eat a diet consisting of plants, insects, and small fish.
  • Some duck species, like the mallard, are known for their colorful and iridescent feathers.
  • Ducks are migratory birds, traveling long distances between their breeding and wintering grounds.
  • They build nests on the ground and lay eggs, often near water for easy access to food.
  • Ducks are social animals and often travel and feed in groups called flocks.
  • Ducks are fascinating and diverse birds that have been featured in various cultural stories, myths, and folklore around the world, captivating the imagination of people of all ages.

Here’s a BONUS video of our How To Draw a Duck easy drawing lesson

You can follow along with the video or use the simple drawing steps below the video as a guide!

How To Draw a Duck – Fun and Easy Drawing Tutorial

Step 1: Begin by drawing the outline of the Duck’s bill.

how to draw a duck

Step 2: Draw the back of the head and neck.

how to draw a duck

Step 3: Draw the outline of the Duck’s wing.

how to draw a duck

Step 4: Draw the lower neck section and add the rear tail feathers.

how to draw a duck

Step 5: Add the eye and mouth detail, Draw a straight line to represent the water line.

how to draw a duck

Step 6: Draw the water details to complete this drawing of a Duck.

how to draw a duck

Nicely done! You’ve finished the How To Draw a Duck drawing lesson! Now, if you want to add color or shading to your drawing, take a look at the picture below and use it as a reference to make your duck drawing more realistic and life-like. The duck below is a Mallard, specifically a drake mallard, meaning its a male.

how to draw a duck


You did it! Congratulations on drawing a DUCK! Your first try may not have gone as perfectly as you had hoped, but I’m sure after another attempt or two you will see a big improvement. The best way to learn how to draw a duck is with practice…practice…practice!

Are you looking for another bird to draw? How about learning how to quickly and easily draw a HUMMINGBIRD?! Take a look here for another quick and easy drawing tutorial: How to Draw a Hummingbird

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