Learn how to draw a hen by drawing along with this fun drawing guide.
Beginners will benefit from this simple step by step lesson for learning how to draw a hen. This easy hen instruction guide is perfect for young students looking to get started with drawing.
All drawing steps are included here which make it fun and simple to follow! Expect this drawing to take about 20 minutes, but the creative process may actually take more time if a background is drawn in addition to the subject matter.
Trying to learn to draw is much more fun when you have a simple lesson to follow. Let’s get drawing!
- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- How to Draw a Hen Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
We will complete a drawing of a hen by crafting one section at a time. This project will take 6 steps to complete as we continue to make each section moving closer to the finished work of art. The finished artwork will be completed with color resulting in a artwork you will love!
Time Needed: 20 minutes
First Outline The Head
First, outline the shape of the hen’s head. Add zigzag shapes on the bottom to emphasize the texture of its feathers.
Draw The Face
Draw a shaded circle to form its eye. Next, create pointed shapes for its beak. Draw a curved shape attached to the bottom of the beak to form the wattle. Then, create a bumpy shape on top of its head to draw the comb.
Add The Body
First, outline the shape of its body attached to the head. Then, draw the bumpy shape of its wing and tail as shown.
Attach The Legs
Attach the legs on the bottom of its body similar to the illustration. Don’t forget to create its sharp pointy claws!
Draw eggs beside the hen by creating two ovals.
Complete The Hen Drawing
Let’s use a red crayon to color the hen’s comb and wattle. Next, use a yellow crayon to shade its beak and legs. Now, fill in the hen’s wing and tail with a brown crayon. Then, shade the hen’s head and the eggs next to the hen with a cream colored crayon. Finally, use a dark brown crayon to color the hen’s body.
How to Draw a Hen PDF Download
Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for How to Draw a Hen. The last page of the downloadable PDF includes a coloring book page with just the outlines and an extension exercise for prompting kids to get creative!