In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Crane For Kids in 6 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.
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How to Draw a Crane For Kids - Step-by-Step Tutorial
Step 1: Cranes are large birds with long necks and long, thin legs. Begin your crane with a small oval for the head and two wavy lines for its neck.
Step 2: Cranes have colored patches of skin on the front of their heads. Define this patch of skin with a curved line running down the middle of the head. Add a smaller oval for the eye and a long pointed beak on the front of the head.
Step 3: For the body, draw a half-ellipse connected to the bottom of the neck.
Step 4: Draw the crane's long, skinny legs as two sets of lines and its feet as jagged lines.
Step 5: Add the crane's big elliptical wing in the gap left in the half-ellipse you drew in step 3. Add three straight lines to create the look of feathers.
Step 6: For the crane's tail feathers, add a final half-ellipse on the backside of the crane. Just like in Step 5, add three lines for feathers. Cranes are often white, but also come in blue, brown, or grey colors.