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Drawing a Penguin

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Here you’ll learn how to draw a baby penguin and its mum in 5 steps. By using this simple and fun method for learning how to draw, kids will become true artists!

To draw your penguin, you can use Canson® ‘C’ à Grain® Mi-Teintes® or Vivaldi® paper.


Step 1

Begin by drawing an outline of your penguin’s body using a pencil.

Step 2

Add an outline of its feet and beak.

Step 3

Following the same technique, draw a little penguin in front of the other.

Step 4

Rub out the unnecessary lines.

Add the eyes.

Step 5

Add whichever colours you want to your drawing.


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