How to Draw a Blue Jay in Easy Steps!

Hello, young artists! Today, we’re going to draw a beautiful Blue Jay. Whether you’ve seen these striking birds in your backyard or in pictures, we’re going to capture their vibrant colors and distinctive features on paper.

Follow my simple steps, grab your drawing supplies, and let’s create our own stunning Blue Jay artwork together! 🐦

How to Draw a Blue Jay

Step 1:
Start by drawing a long, slightly curved line that outlines the bird’s back and tail. Then, draw a rounded shape overlapping the top of this line to represent the bird’s head, chest, and beak.

How to Draw a Blue Jay Step 1

Step 2:
Place two small circles on the face for the eyes, and add lines around the beak to give more structure to the face. Draw a jagged line to create the crest.

How to Draw a Blue Jay Step 2

Step 3:
Add detail lines to the face.

How to Draw a Blue Jay Step 3

Step 4:
Add lines within the wing to represent feather patterns. These lines should follow the curvature of the wing.

How to Draw a Blue Jay Step 4

Step 5:
Add details to the feathers as shown in the picture.

How to Draw a Blue Jay Step 5

Step 6:
Extend the line for the tail and add vertical lines within it to create tail feathers. These lines should be straight and evenly spaced.

How to Draw a Blue Jay Step 6

Step 7:
Add horizontal lines to detail the blue jay.

How to Draw a Blue Jay Step 7

Step 8:
Add horizontal stripes across the tail feathers for a more realistic look. Additionally, draw a small leg.

How to Draw a Blue Jay Step 8

Step 9:
Now, sketch the branch with leaves as shown in the picture.

How to Draw a Blue Jay Step 9

Step 10:
Color your blue jay in shades of blue and white, with the characteristic blue, white, and black coloration on the wings and tail. Remember to color the branch and leaves as well to complete the drawing.

How to Draw a Blue Jay Step 10

conclusion

Fluttering through “How to Draw a Blue Jay” has been a wing-tastic adventure! Did they capture the vibrant colors and distinctive features of this beloved bird, or have you chirping with artistic delight?

Share your feedback. Your insights help our drawing guide stay as vibrant and captivating as the blue jay itself, with steps that make the creative process a flight of fancy! 🐦

How to Draw a Blue Jay
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