How to Draw a Woodpecker

How to draw a Woodpecker step by step

In this lesson, we will use the step-by-step method to draw a realistic-looking Woodpecker with ease.

Step 1

How to draw a Woodpecker, step 1

Draw a circle for the head and one for the bird's body. These circles of different sizes to help you in next step of drawing a woodpecker.

Step 2

How to draw a Woodpecker, step 2

Start sketching out the basic form of the woodpeckers body. After that draw two short horisontal lines for the beak and bird's claws.

Step 3

How to draw a Woodpecker, step 3

Using the outline from the previous step, this stage will help you sketch the bird more precisely.

Step 4

How to draw a Woodpecker, step 4

Continue to sketch out the woodpeckers body and head in detail. Also, you need to sketch the bird's feet. If your bird happens to be sitting on a tree branch, you can right away outline it.

Step 5

How to draw a Woodpecker, step 5

Erase extra pencil lines from your drawing and then proceed to do a more detailed work.

Step 6

How to draw a Woodpecker, step 6

If you chose to draw a woodpecker with pencil, creating shadows will go smoothly if you use soft #2 pencil.

Step 7

How to draw a Woodpecker, step 7

As a final step, you just need to color the woodpecker. Use colored pencils or crayons. Look, it's as if the woodpecker came to life!

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