How To Draw Puffin: Step 6

How to Draw A Puffin

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Everyone will like this simple step by step lesson for learning how to draw a puffin. This easy puffin instruction guide is perfect for younger kids 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 art-making process may actually take more time if a background is drawn in addition to the subject matter.

Finally learn to draw your very own birds by following this lesson at your own comfortable pace. Have fun!


  • Pencil
  • Drawing Paper
  • Crayons or Colored Pencils
  • Black Marker (optional)
  • How to Draw A Puffin Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
How To Draw Puffin: All Steps

In this article, we will start with a blank piece of paper and discover how to draw puffin in 6 instructive steps. It is best to pay attention to the proportions of each part of the puffin.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Outline The Body

    How To Draw Puffin: Step 1

    Draw a semicircle in the middle of your paper.

  2. Add The Head

    How To Draw Puffin: Step 2

    Then, draw a smaller circle just above the body of the bird.

  3. Draw The Eyes And Beak

    How To Draw Puffin: Step 3

    For the eyes, draw another smaller circle inside the head that is leaning on the left that will be the white part of the head. Then draw the eye that is circular with a small triangle above. After that, construct the puffin’s gigantic beak on the towards the left. The puffin bird is known for its remarkable beak!

  4. Add The Wings And Tail

    How To Draw Puffin: Step 4

    Overlapping the base of the body, outline the wings and the small tail on the right side.

  5. Draw The Feet

    How To Draw Puffin: Step 5

    Lastly, draw the bird’s tiny feet just below the body.

  6. Complete Your Drawing

    How To Draw Puffin: Step 6

    The puffin bird’s colors are mostly black and white. Its colorful beak has a combination of red and yellow.

How to Draw A Puffin 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 Puffin. 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!


Puffins spend most of their time out at sea, and when they are not swimming they rest on the waves.

Have you ever floated on your back in the water?

These amazing birds can be found from the eastern coast of Canada and the United States to the western coast of Europe.

Atlantic puffins have distinctive black and white feathers and their head has a rather large parrot like beak. They are very unique looking!

The puffin is a pelagic seabird, which means it dives in the open ocean to feed.

Breeding colonies of puffins are generally found on offshore islands or coastal cliffs.

These funny looking birds are amazing swimmers! Using their webbed feet to help guide them, puffins can dive down over 100 feet in search of fish to eat.

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