In this free art lesson, you'll learn how to draw a Scarlet Macaw step-by-step.
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All of the tutorials on How2DrawAnimals.com are good drawing tutorials for beginners and experienced artists alike. The online tutorials are easy to follow; they teach you the how to draw basics while showing you how to draw animals step by step. Each animal has a video drawing tutorial option, as well as step-by-step photos and written text to follow.
To draw this Turtle step by step, follow along with the video tutorial below and pause the video after each step to draw at your own pace. You may find it easier to follow the step-by-step drawings below the video. The new lines in each step are shown in red, so you'll know exactly what to draw next. You may want to open the video in a new tab and use both drawing methods. Take your time and draw at your own pace.
Below you can watch a NEW step-by-step video tutorial with NARRATED steps:
The following is a video tutorial where the steps are Written out within the video:
For the first few steps, don't press down too hard with your pencil. Use light, smooth strokes to begin so that it's easy to erase if you make a mistake.
Step 1: Draw a slanted oval as a guide for the macaw's body. It doesn't have to be perfect. It's only a guide.
Step 2: Draw an arc underneath as a guide for the macaw's wings.
Step 3: Draw a smaller oval for the scarlet macaw's head and draw a curved line inside of it to help you place the facial features later.
Step 4: Draw a curved line on the lower right side as a guide for the macaw's foot.
Step 5: Draw a vertical line underneath as a guide for the bird's tail.