How To Draw A Seagull: Step 6

How to Draw a Seagull

Wish to learn how to draw a seagull?

Draw along with these clear 6 drawing steps. You will learn the basics for drawing a seagull.

This lesson only takes about 20 minutes and includes a pdf you can easily print or download. The pdf packet even contains a coloring book page with just the line art. This pairs perfectly with crayons. It is perfect for very young children in the need of extra guidance and are looking to color in a seagull.

Enjoy the process of learning how to draw a seagull. Go beyond the lesson…don’t forget to add some unique details. Let’s get started.


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

In this step by step lesson, we will discover how to draw a seagull with basic drawing tools. Be sure to observe the different sizes and shapes contained in the example drawing of the seagull. The new lines in each step is drawn out in blue so you can plainly see the most recent lines that you will be illustrating.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Draw The Body

    How To Draw A Seagull: Step 1

    Outline the seagull’s body by drawing an oval shape in the middle of the paper.

  2. Outline The Head And The Neck

    How To Draw A Seagull: Step 2

    Then, draw the neck followed by the small oval shaped head as well.

  3. Add Eyes And Beak

    How To Draw A Seagull: Step 3

    Next, draw the bird’s long beak and small eyes.

  4. Draw The Wings And Tail

    How To Draw A Seagull: Step 4

    Draw the wings, followed by the tail. It will overlap on your step 1 outline.

  5. Add The Feet

    How To Draw A Seagull: Step 5

    Lastly, add the feet. Notice that their feet look like an inverted crown.

  6. Complete The Drawing

    How To Draw A Seagull: Step 6

    The seagull has simple white and gray shades, with a bit of orange on their beak and feet, and black on its tail.

How to Draw a Seagull 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 Seagull. 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!

Sea Gulls

Sea gulls are a type of bird that live near the sea. They eat fish and other seafood such as crabs and lobsters that they find on rocks, breakwaters, pier pilings, and beaches.

Sea gulls live in colonies of up to thousands of birds. They nest in colonies on rocks or sand dunes close to the shore. Most sea gulls are migratory birds that spend winter in warmer countries with lots of food to eat.

The term “sea gull” is really just a generic term applied to many types of sea gull birds. Many of the sea gulls you see throughout the North East America are actually Herring gulls. This drawing lesson depicts a Herring Gull!

Herring Gulls

Herring Gulls are a common bird that can be found worldwide. They live in various habitats including coasts and freshwater wetlands..

There are a few things that people should know about this type of gull before they come across them. For example, there is a large variation in their appearances so it is important to identify the different types of gulls first.

Not only can Herring Gulls vary in their appearance but there are also different subspecies which make them even harder to distinguish from each other. It is also important to know that Herring

Gulls are not picky eaters and will take whatever food source they can find – which could be anything from garbage to fish eggs left behind by another animal!

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