Art Techniques | 13 December 2016How to Draw an Owl in Colored Pencil Share article facebook twitter google pinterest Have you been fortunate to see an owl perched in a tree? Instead of taking a picture, sketch it using colored pencils with this super fun exercise from Drawing Cute Birds in Colored Pencil. These mysterious birds often appear in fairy tales as knowledgeable experts or magical creatures.They differ from other birds in that both eyes face frontward. Nocturnal, owls spend most of the day sleeping. When hunting, they set their sights and home in on their prey, which is why their eye placement is the same as other carnivorous animals. Sketch the shape of the entire body in bluish gray. Draw the eyes with black pencil. Sketch the face in the shape of a heart and, using dark brown, clearly add the features of the face. With your deep yellow pencil, draw the beak and feet. For a subtle 3D effect, draw the rest of the facial elements in dark brown. Then draw the feathers on the head and outline the rest of the body. Add feathers on the body with dark brown pencil. Pay attention that the fluffy feathers follow the shape of the body. Keep your dark brown pencil to draw a striped pattern on the tail. Then, with bluish gray, light bluish gray, brown, and light purple, lightly trace the tufts of feathers. This brings out the softness. Finally, add talons using black. Buy from an Online Retailer US: Learn how to draw your favorite feathered friends! It’s one thing to watch birds fly outside your window, but what if you were able to draw the cutest ones! Drawing Cute Birds in Colored Pencil offers simple step-by-step drawing instructions that help you to learn how to draw your favorite birds. Adorable birds like robins, owls, penguins, and bluebirds come alive with vibrant color and beautiful detail on the paper, thanks to the how-to guide in this clever book. Sharpen your best colored pencils because you’ll be using them to add loads of colored feathers, little beaks, and fine details in your drawings. Before you know it, you’ll be surrounded by a wide array of beautiful feathered friends. Share article facebook twitter google pinterest If you have any comments on this article please contact us or get in touch via social media.