Welcome back to another tutorial. Today I’ll be showing you how to draw Ho-Oh, Pokemon #250. Ho-Oh is a large bird that resembles a cross between a phoenix and a peacock and is one of the legendary birds, along with Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres, and Lugia. So get your paper and pencils ready, and let’s learn how to draw Ho-Oh!
To get Ho-Oh started, we will first need to draw two circles—one larger than the other. These circles will serve as guidelines for Ho-Oh’s head and body.
Next, draw two lines connecting the circles together to form Ho-Oh’s neck, and draw the curled crest on top of his head.
Erase your overlapping lines and draw the outline of Ho-Oh’s beak sitting underneath his crest.
Next, draw the inside of Ho-Oh’s beak, including a long tongue sticking out of his mouth.
Draw two oval shapes to create the outline of Ho-Oh’s eye.
Inside Ho-Oh’s eye, draw two more circles to form the iris and pupil.
Next, draw two long lines extending out from the base of Ho-Oh’s neck and reaching out past his head to form the outer edge of his wings.
Draw the outer edge of Ho-Oh’s wings while also creating the inner layer of feathers.
Draw one more layer of feathers on each of Ho-Oh’s wings.
Next, draw Ho-Oh’s upper legs in the form of two oval shapes near the bottom of his body.
Draw a large foot attached to each of the ovals of Ho-Oh’s legs. Each foot should have four toes, three in front and one in back.
Next, draw a sharp claw at the end of each of Ho-Oh’s toes.
Just like his wings, Ho-Oh’s tail is made of two layers of feathers. Draw the first layer attached to the back of his body, pointing outward in all directions.
Finally, draw one more layer of feathers in the back of Ho-Oh’s body to complete his tail.
Finally, give Ho-Oh some color. Ho-Oh is one of the most colorful pokemon in the series—a bright red body, purple feet, gold and green feathers, and a white belly. I hope you enjoyed learning how to draw Ho-Oh with me. If you did, be sure to share this tutorial on social media and stop back for plenty more! Happy drawing!