How to Draw a Hummingbird - For Kids and Teens | Abinaya Sindhu | Skillshare

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How to Draw a Hummingbird - For Kids and Teens

teacher avatar Abinaya Sindhu, BooBooPaintz

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3 Lessons (13m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. Let's Draw the Hummingbird

    • 3. Conclusion

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In this course, you will be learning to draw a hummingbird using basic shapes like circles, ovals, and triangles. We will be coloring this bird using colored pencils. This course is ideal for children interested in improving their drawing skills. You need the following materials for this course.

1. Paper/drawing book

2. Pencil

3. Eraser

4. Sharpener

5. Colors like pencils, crayons, or oil pastels

6. Black sketch pen/marker

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Abinaya Sindhu



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1. Introduction: Hi, welcome to my course. In this course we'll be joined a hummingbird. And I'm going to be using a simple technique for drawing this bug. If you haven't watched my previous course in which I'll be teaching a simpler technique. I recommend you do that so that you will be able to follow along with me during this course. So the technique is drawing the outline of the object using simple shapes and then making the changes accordingly so that it looks perfect. The materials that you require for this course are joining book or papers and pencils in reserves sharp nerd. And also you need some coloring objects. Using colored pencils. You can use colored pencils or crayons or passwords, whichever you prefer. So let's get started with this. 2. Let's Draw the Hummingbird: Hi, in this lesson we're going to draw a hummingbird. So this is the picture that we are going to use as reference. Can you see how the hummingbirds head looks like? Yeah, that looks like a circle. So let's draw the circle. And the body looks more like an oval. So I'm drawing in over there. And how about the tail feathers at looks like a triangle to me. So let's go ahead and draw a triangle. And the wing is also more like a triangle. Like so. You have to compare your drawing with a reference picture as often as you can. And whatever you feel is not right and go ahead and corrected. You are your best charged. So you have to church board is not right, can make the collections accordingly. So I'm drawing the beak, which is a triangle again. Will I feel VDD is actually pointed towards the top. So I'm going to erase it and collect up will be ignored. Okay? So it may not be perfect. We can just draw the approximate shapes and later we can predict it. And now he wants to collect the head because it does not look like a circuit exactly. Its pit smaller. And there is a little neck kind of thing which joins with the body. And the bottom. You don't find much curves. It's only the onwards come stones, almost straight. And then it curves. And let's draw the tail feathers as well. And it kind of tapers like so. It does not have a very sharp edge, so I'm drawing a curb edge. Okay? And I also find that lovingness bigger than what I have drawn. So I'm going to correct it. And it is a little bit curved on the other side. Okay, now let's erase the pencil marks that we don't need. So first we drew those simple shapes and then we collect data simple shapes with the actual picture that we're grappling. And now we have a pacing the lines that we don't need. Now I'm drawing the legs. Okay, then let's go ahead and draw the eyes. Great. Now I'm going to add more details to the hummingbird. Let's start with the wings. I'm trying the feathers of the wings forest and outer feathers are actually longer. And I'm just trying to copy whatever I see from the reference picture. I see a lot of details in that, but I don't want to draw all of them. So I'm just stopping at this point and I'm using my black pen to draw the outline. Great. I'm not using the black pen to draw the inner details because I'm just going to use my color pencils and color it. First. Let's go ahead and use the violet color. Just kind of copying whatever colorizing. So it's mainly violet, blue, green, and that's all the colors. Letting the blue-colored now, then I'm using the Green. I'm kind of blending both the colors. As you could see him just coloring one over the other slightly so that it looks a bit natural. For the wings. I'm also using the brown color because actually it looks a bit. So I'm using the brown color, black color to make it a little bit darker at the bottom. Now for the body, I'm going to use the purple color again. And towards the bottom of the body and just giving a very light shades of black. It looks like the shadow of the bird's body. You can see that from the picture as well. And around the eyes. And Lake. For the VT, I'm going to use a grey color. Okay, it's almost done, but you could draw anything that you want at the background. And what I'm going to draw is a very simple flour and a pencil to draw it. And then let's go ahead and use the black pen and the colors. Some leaves like a little plant. The black pen. Draw the outline again. Let's go ahead and use bright colors for the flowers. Petals. For the inside. Like green for the leaves. Let's take another look at the bird. So very able to understand how we do this pole. And first we drew some basic shapes, and then we made some corrections, added the details. And leisure's looked into the reference picture and copy the colors, whatever visa. And also we added some imagination and through the flowers and the plant. Do you know hummingbirds are the smallest migrating birds? The name hummingbird comes from the humming noise there rings. Mick has the beat so fast. The flap their wings at different speeds. When they die, they can flap their wings up to 200 times per second. That's incredible. 3. Conclusion: I hope you were able to draw the hummingbird with me. I recommended practices a few times and in the course resources you will be able to find the hummingbird picture so that you can use that as reference. I will see you in the next course.