In this drawing lesson we’ll show you how to draw an Ostrich in 6 easy steps. This step by step lesson progressively builds upon each previous step until you get to the final rendering of the simple Ostrich.
Before we begin the How To Draw an Ostrich drawing lesson, here are some fun facts about the Ostrich you might find interesting, especially for kids.
- Ostriches have thick eyelashes to help protect their eyes during sand storms.
- An Ostrich can run faster than 45 miles per hour.
- Ostriches are the largest bird in the world!
- The wingspan of an ostrich is over 6 feet in width.
- The egg of an ostrich is the largest of any bird. Ostrich eggs are about 6 inches in diameter and weigh up to 3 lbs!
How To Draw an Ostrich – Easy Step-by-Step Drawing Guide
Step 1: Begin by drawing the head, nose and the start of the long neck.
Step 2: Draw the front of the neck and throat area.
Step 3: Now you can draw the top of the back and underbelly.
Step 4: Draw the ostrich’s legs and rear end.
Step 5: Sketch the rest of the legs and feet, and don’t forget to add the tail!
Step 6: Draw in the wing and body details.
Well Done, now that you’ve completed How To Draw an Ostrich, considering adding some shading or coloring to make your ostrich look realistic! Use the picture below as a guide to shade or color your ostrich drawing.
You did it! Congratulations on drawing an Ostrich! 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 an Ostrich is with practice…practice…practice!
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