How to Draw a Dove

Two Methods:A Realistic DoveA Cartoon Dove

This article will teach you how to draw a realistic and a cartoon dove. Let’s start the fun!

Method 1
A Realistic Dove

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    Draw a diamond shape inclined on the right as a guide to the body of the flying dove.
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    Create a small circle on the top vertex of the diamond shape for the head of the dove and add a small curved beak to the head.
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    Make a couple of overlapping wings on the body and a triangular shape with a curved base at the opposite vertex of the head.
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    On the basis of the above guides , create curved wavy lines for the head, breast ,wings and the tail of the dove.
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    Detail the wings and the tail of the bird by adding feather-lines to it.
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    Detail the bird further by adding an eye, a line that makes the mouth and digits.
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    Erase all unnecessary lines.
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    Color the dove.

Method 2
A Cartoon Dove

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    Draw a shape like a flag with a pointed curved end for the guide to the body of the bird.
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    Overlap a crescent moon like shape on the above for the wings.
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    Detail the edges of the wings and the tail by adding feather-curves.
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    Make detailed curves on the earlier made head, wings and tail.
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    Erase the unwanted guide lines.
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    Color the dove white and add an eye to it.
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    Add a green olive leaf to the beak of the bird to symbolize the messenger of peace.
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Categories: Drawing Birds