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Published

Time
Time:0h10
Difficulty
Pretty Easy

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edmonton , AB, Canada
2010
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a simple way to draw a a soft feather

I love feathers but they are super hard to draw unless you know a few short cuts


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  1. How to draw a feather drawing. Wanna Draw  A Feather? - Step 1 1

    start with the shape of your feather. in this case it was a "s" shape.

  2. How to draw a feather drawing. Wanna Draw  A Feather? - Step 2 2

    create the shape of the feather. not all feathers are perfect so i did a gap in the middle of the feather. This is just a rough out line it wont look so hard when you start the next step.

  3. 3

    start adding little whispy lines. You should sweep out. This gives the effect of a thinning structure.




  4. How to draw a feather drawing. Wanna Draw  A Feather? - Step 4 4

    for the details of the feather leave a millimeter line of white running up the middle. If you add to many lines threwout the feather will make it look too heavy and dark.

  5. How to draw a feather drawing. Wanna Draw  A Feather? - Step 5 5

    To finish the feather add some dark lines that are closer together and spontaneous. This part of the feather is closer to the bird and gets more ruffled up amongest the rest of the feathers. Add some darker lines and highlights and your done.

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