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How to Draw a Turkey

Lesson on How to Draw a Turkey Step-by-Step

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How to draw a turkey step by step

This lesson on how to draw a turkey will traditionally be really simple. It consists of nine really simple stages, and in each stage, the young artist will need to draw a small number of really simple lines.

The turkey is a very beautiful and peculiar bird. Turkeys like chameleons and octopuses can change their color. In this way, they demonstrate their mood.

For children, the turkey is often a mysterious bird that is rarely seen. Therefore, they are afraid to draw it. But in our lesson, consisting of only nine parts, we will teach you how to easily draw these adorable birds.


  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Eraser
  • Coloring supplies

Time needed: 30 minutes

How to Draw a Turkey.

  1. Draw the outline of the head and neck.

    Sketch out a shape that looks like a large comma. This is the outline of the turkey’s head and neck.1 art lessons for kids

  2. Detail the head.

    At this stage, draw a piece of skin on the head and neck.2 turkey drawing guide

  3. Draw the beak and eye.

    Using a circle draw the eye. Then put a dot inside the eye. After that draw the beak.3 turkey drawing lesson

  4. Draw the torso.

    Depict a circle in the center of the paper – this is the torso of the turkey.4 how to draw a turkey for beginners

  5. Draw the tail and wing.

    Depict the tail like in my example, and then draw the wing with feathers.5 how to draw a turkey step by step

  6. Add more details.

    Draw a curved line across the tail and wing. On the bottom, start drawing the legs.6 how to draw a turkey for kids

  7. Draw the paws.

    We continue to draw the legs. Depict the paws of the turkey. 7 how to draw a turkey easy

  8. Erase the guidelines.

    Remove all unnecessary guidelines. You can trace the drawing, to make it more expressive. 8 turkey drawing

  9. Color the drawing.

    Turkeys are usually brown with a red neck, but they come in a variety of colors. You can different colors.9 how to draw a turkey

Well, we have reached the end of the turkey drawing tutorial. Now you can show your beautiful drawing to your parents and friends. If you didn’t succeed in drawing the first time, do not be discouraged and try again.

Also, be sure to download the PDF file that contains the steps for this tutorial and some additional materials.

How to Draw a Turkey for Kindergarten

I don’t think you will encounter any problems while working through this tutorial. I’ve tried to keep the lines and proportions as simple as possible, especially for the very beginning artists. Nevertheless, if you suddenly encounter difficulties, please write me about it in the comments. I really appreciate your comments and your criticism!


How to Draw a Turkey Step by Step

Turkey is quite an interesting subject to draw. Even though it is a bird, we will draw the turkey as if it were a small mammal. There will be no wide-open wings or dynamic poses. Only in the sixth and seventh steps we will draw small wings and a tail. Try not to concentrate on the fact that you are drawing a bird. Just follow our steps and use smooth, rounded contours.

That being said, the simple style turkey is a good exercise for beginning artists. We’ll add some highlights at the end – you can skip this step if this is one of your first drawings.

how to draw a turkey step by step

How to Draw a Simple Turkey

I hope that you were interested in learning a few facts about the turkey, and this information will inspire you. A simple instruction will help make the drawing process easy and affordable.

how to draw a simple turkey step by step

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