How to Draw a Swallow

Swallows are beautiful, streamlined birds with long wings and pointed beaks. In this tutorial, you will learn how to draw a swallow step by step, starting with the basic shapes and adding details to create a realistic drawing. Follow along with the instructions, and soon you’ll have your own drawing of a graceful swallow.

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Materials Needed:

  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Coloring Supplies

Perfect For:

  • Kids
  • Newbies

How to Draw a Swallow

  • Draw a small, elongated body shape for the swallow.
  • Add a small, rounded head connected to the body with a short neck.
  • Draw a short, straight beak on the head.
  • Add a round eye on the head.
  • Sketch two thin legs with small claws, extending from the bottom of the body.
  • Draw two long, pointed wings on each side of the body, with feather details.
  • Add a medium-length, forked tail at the back of the body.
  • Include shading, patterns, and colors (such as blues, blacks, and whites) to make the swallow look more realistic.

Easy Swallow Drawing for Kids – Step by Step Tutorial

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We’ve reached the end of this tutorial on how to draw a swallow. Now you can add some colors to make your drawing more realistic. Keep practicing and honing your skills, and you’ll be able to draw even more amazing birds in the future.

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About the Swallow

The swallow is a small, slim bird with pointed wings and a forked tail. It lives near lakes and rivers and eats flying insects. It has a cheerful song and is often seen flying in large flocks in the sky.