How to Draw a Cartoon Chicken

Learn how to draw a great looking Cartoon Chicken with easy, step-by-step drawing instructions, and video tutorial.

By following the simple steps, you too can easily draw a perfect Cartoon Chicken.

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Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Cartoon Chicken

How to Draw a Great Looking Cartoon Chicken for Kids and Beginners - Step 1

Cartoon Chicken step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Begin the cartoon chicken outline by drawing a curved line for the top of the beak. Then, use "U" shaped lines for the cheek and eyes. Enclose a full or partial oval for the pupil in each eye.

Easy Cartoon Chicken Drawing - Step 2

Cartoon Chicken step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Use curved lines to trace the eyebrows, the side of the face, the lower portion of the beak, and the wattle beneath the beak.

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Easy Cartoon Chicken Drawing - Step 3

Cartoon Chicken step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. Use a long curved line to sketch the back of the head and neck and a series of curved lines for the feathers at the base of the neck.

Easy Cartoon Chicken Drawing - Step 4

Cartoon Chicken step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Draw the fleshy comb on top of the chicken's head. Use a wavy curved line to enclose the irregular shape.

Easy Cartoon Chicken Drawing - Step 5

Cartoon Chicken step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Use a long curved line to draw the chicken's chest and belly. Then, use curved lines to detail the feathers at the top of the legs and on the body.

Easy Cartoon Chicken Drawing - Step 6

Cartoon Chicken step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. Use a long curved line, doubled back upon itself, to draw the chicken's wing.

Easy Cartoon Chicken Drawing - Step 7

Cartoon Chicken step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Draw a series of connected curved lines in the middle of the wing, indicating feathers. Then, use long "U" shaped lines to draw the flight feathers.

Add More Details to Your Cartoon Chicken Picture - Step 8

Cartoon Chicken step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. Use a series of "U" shaped lines to draw the chicken's tail. Extend the last of the lines to meet the back of the leg, fully enclosing the chicken's body.

Complete the Outline of Your Cartoon Chicken Drawing - Step 9

Cartoon Chicken step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Draw the chicken's lower legs and feet. Extend pairs of curved lines from each thigh. Then, use overlapping curved lines to draw the long cylindrical toes. Texture the toes with curved lines, and draw a curved triangular claw at the end of each toe.

Color Your Cartoon Chicken Drawing

Cartoon Chicken step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 11

Your cartoon chicken outline is now complete. Color it using crayons, markers, or colored pencils.

Chickens come in a wide range of colors. Ours is white with a brown head, orange beak and feet, and a red comb and wattle.

Other varieties of chickens may be combinations of white, brown, black, red, orange, blonde, blue, and green.

For more great easy bird drawing tutorials, see the collection of Simple Easy Bird Art Projects.

Easy, step by step Cartoon Chicken drawing tutorial
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Learn More About The Cartoon Chicken Drawing

There have been lots of famous fictional chickens, including Foghorn Leghorn, Chanticleer, and the cast of Chicken Run. You can learn how to draw a cartoon chicken with this easy, step-by-step drawing tutorial.

You can pair your cartoon chicken with this cartoon rooster drawing.

Scroll down for a downloadable PDF of this tutorial.

Of course, with both a rooster and a hen in your barnyard, you might find baby chicks like the one in this Easter chick drawing guide.

This chicken is drawn in a cartoonish style. If you want to draw a realistic chicken, check out this chicken drawing tutorial.

For more easy and fun guides, see the How to Draw a Bald Eagle Flying or Penguin Chick Drawing tutorials.

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