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The Dodo: A classically comical bird, with a funny shaped beak, and is not so hard to convert into a cartoony character.
Draw a large circle and a larger oval further down, like so. MAKE SURE TO DRAW LIGHTLY.
Draw two curved lines connecting the circle and oval, this will be the neck. Draw a rounded triangle on the far end of the oval, this will be the tail...
Draw two ovals at the base of the oval with two short, slightly curved lines attached.
Draw a curved, toucan like beak on the circle.
Draw two small circles on the very edge of the larger circle above the beak.
Add two tiny circles or dots in the centre of the small circles and remove the line of the circle over the beak.
Fill out the lines at the base to form legs and feet with two claws at the front and a tiny back claw.
Draw three curved triangles to the tail to form feathers. Remove the lines.
Draw a skewed small oval and a rounded triangle shape near the centre of the body.
Add some spiky feathers and remove any unnecessary base lines on the wings. Draw a lump on the front of the large oval for the right hand wing.
Clean up the legs and add tiny feathers on the base of the small ovals.
Add details to the beak and feathers on the back of the neck. Clean up any stray base lines.
Think up new colouring styles and details to create your own dodo cartoon character!
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