How to Draw a Penguin Head

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Penguin Head in 6 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.

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How to Draw a Penguin Head - Step-by-Step Tutorial

Step 1: Begin the penguin by drawing a round head shape. This should look a bit like a teardrop with the pointy end open.

Step 2: Draw a "V" shape into the open portion of the head to begin the beak.

Step 3: From the top of opening of the beak, add a line curving out and down to a small point, then meeting a horizontal line back to the head. In between, draw two curved lines to divide the beak into 3 sections.

Step 4: Draw a shaded circle for the eye above and behind the beak, with a small white spot in the center.

Step 5: From the back of the head, draw a curved line down, and add another curved line from the bottom of the head to form the body.

Step 6: Your penguin is now complete!

How to Draw a Penguin Head - Step-by-Step Tutorial

How to Draw a Penguin Head – Step-by-Step Tutorial