The eagle is a large and strong bird. They have large hooked beaks for tearing flesh from their prey. This tutorial will show you how to draw an eagle.
Method 1 of 4: Eagle Perching on the Trunk
Step 1. Draw the outline for the head and body of the eagle
Draw a circle for the head, a four-sided structure for the neck and a large oval for the body. For the beak, attach a smaller four-sided structure to its head and a slanted triangle.
Step 2. Draw the outline of the tree trunk below the oval
Step 3. Glue two smaller ovals to the stem. Add a rectangle under the body to make the tail
Step 4. Draw the details on the head, such as the eyes and the feathers
Step 5. Sketch the wings on the eagle's body
Step 6. Add claws to the eagle's feet
Step 7. Draw the feathers on the tail
Step 8. Erase the unnecessary lines and color them as desired
Method 2 of 4: Flying Eagle
Step 1. Draw the body of the eagle. Make a small circle for the head and attach an oval to the circle to serve as the body. Insert a pentagon between the two shapes. Add a small four-sided building and a small triangle on the head to depict the beak
Step 2. Draw two slanted shapes on each side of the body for the wings
Step 3. Add more detailed shapes on each wing to make them more detailed
Step 4. Draw three four-sided buildings, one slightly larger than the other two. Add two small circles for the legs
Step 5. Add details to the head, such as the eyes and the feathers
Feathers can be formed using sinuous lines.
Step 6. Add details to the wings
This time create softer curved lines instead of tortuous lines for the feathers.
Step 7. Add more feathers to the wings
Step 8. Sketch the feathers on the body and tail
Step 9. Add claws to the legs
Step 10. Erase unnecessary lines and color them as desired
Method 3 of 4: Cartoon Eagle
Step 1. Draw an oval for the head
Step 2. Draw an inverted triangle and a small circle beside it for the beak
Step 3. Draw a large oval with the top wider than the bottom for the body
Then, draw two small ovals underneath for the legs.
Step 4. Draw two curves connecting the head to the body
Step 5. Draw a triangle for the right wing and a large trapezoid for the left wing
Step 6. Draw a series of ovals for the legs
Add pointed lines at the ends of the oval to make the paws.
Step 7. Draw an irregular diamond shape under the body for the tail
Step 8. Draw the head and beak along with the eyes based on the outline
Make pointed arches under the head to finish.
Step 9. Finish the body and legs according to their outlines, darken the necessary outlines and draw the details
Step 10. Finish the wings and tail based on the outline
Draw curves inside and at the tips of the wings and tail to mimic the feathers.
Step 11. Erase unnecessary lines
Step 12. Color your eagle
Method 4 of 4: Traditional Eagle
Step 1. Draw an oval for the outline of the body
Step 2. Draw a circle for the head and draw two curves connecting the head and body
Step 3. Draw an irregular rectangle on the right side of the head
Step 4. Draw two ovals for the feet and two circles for the soles
Step 5. Draw two lines above the body for the wings frame and a trapezoid on the left for the tail
Step 6. Finish the wing outline by drawing curves from the ends of the wings connecting to the body
Step 7. Finish the head, body, and legs according to their outlines, darken the necessary outlines and draw the details
Step 8. Finish the wings and tail based on the outline
Draw sharp curves at the ends to mimic the feathers.