In this drawing lesson we’ll show you how to draw an Owl in 8 easy steps. This step by step lesson progressively builds upon each previous step until you get to the final rendering of an Owl.
Before we begin the How To Draw an Owl drawing lesson, here are some fun facts about Owl you might find interesting, especially for kids.
- Owls can rotate their necks 270 degrees.
- A group of owls is called a parliament of owls.
- Larger owl species have been known to hunt other, smaller, owl species.
- The smallest owl is the Elf Owl, standing just 6 inches tall.
- The Great Gray Owl is the largest owl in North America, standing 32 inches tall.
How To Draw an Owl – Easy Step-by-Step Drawing Guide
Step 1: Begin by drawing the top of the owl’s head and first ear.
Step 2: Draw the other ear.
Step 3: Now you can draw the owl’s head and beginning of the chest.
Step 4: Draw the back and wing.
Step 5: Sketch the feet, beak, and second wing.
Step 6: Draw in the other foot, and the two eye backgrounds.
Step 6: Finish drawing claws, tail and eyes.
Step 6: Draw in the final eye detail, tail, and a tree branch for your owl to sit on.
Well Done! Now that you’ve completed How To Draw an Owl, considering adding some shading or coloring to make your otter look realistic! Use the picture below as a guide to shade or color your owl drawing.
You did it! Congratulations on drawing an Owl! Your first try may not have gone as smoothly 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 Owl is with practice…practice…practice!
Are you looking for another bird of prey to draw? How about learning how to quickly and easily draw an EAGLE?! Take a look here for another quick and easy drawing tutorial: How to Draw an Eagle