You can draw this bird in three easy steps. They look nice on their own, but if you add a beach scene or have them perch on a smokestack, then it becomes a picture.


Species order and family: Charadriiformes, Laridae

Size: 17 in (43 cm)

This migratory bird arrives in winter at Japan’s shorelines, harbors, and estuaries. Because they will eat almost anything, they are sometimes called “beach cleaners.”

Colored pencils used for seagull



1. Outline the body with your gray pencil.

2. Add the beak, legs, and feet with the orangish ...

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