This bold parrot is rendered in a very different, high-contrast style, which corresponds to the bird’s loud plumage and brazen personality. Its large, hooked beak is a prominent feature, and it will be a focal point in your drawing.
Start with a circle in step A, and then draw perpendicular guidelines to divide it into quarters. This will help you place the eye and beak correctly.
In step B, extend the line of the circle to the right for the angle of the neck and the back of the head; add curves for the wing and the chest in step C. Block in the lines of the beak and the mass of the top plumage before you begin shading. Use a soft pencil, ...