Whether you reside in the city, suburbs, or the countryside, you might not have seen an owl up close. You probably wonder what color to color an owl and if different colored owls exist. The site Art and Drawing offers a tutorial on how to draw, color and/or paint an owl. You can use this tutorial to learn how to apply the appropriate colors to an owl drawing and what the different varieties of owl look like. Owls typically have feathers of the same colors as their environment, so a barn owl differs from a great horned owl.
Welcome to our collection of free OWL coloring pages. Click the illustrations you like and you’ll be taken to the download and/or print page.
A cute mama owl and baby owl sitting on a branch.
A majestic owl sitting on a tree with lots of leaves.
Two owls with lots of feathers sitting on a branch surrounded by cherry blossom flowers.
Illustration of an owl with lots of feathers surrounded by flowers and butterflies.
Illustration of a smart owl wearing big glasses and a bow tie.
An illustration of a fierce owl with beautiful feathers.
A fancy owl sitting in a branch surrounded by beautiful flowers.
Two loving owls on top of the tree with hearts in the background.
Illustration of an owl wearing a lovely winter outfit.
An owl with round eyes surrounded by pretty flowers.
A beautiful illustration of an owl with a big key on its beak.
An owl sleeping on top of the cloud with the moon and a star above its head.
An owl with cute eyes with leaves and flowers in the background.
Illustration of an owl with two big leaves in the background.
A fancy owl with different plants in the background.
A cheerful owl owl with leaves, stars, and clouds in the background.
A happy owl sitting on a branch with butterflies and flowers,
A big-eyed owl standing on a branch with clouds and snow.
A happy mama owl and baby owl in the clouds with a rainbow on top.
A happy owl in front of a big Christmas tree.
Cute owl wearing a beanie out in the snow.
An owl in front of a big tree and beside a sad snail.
An owl wearing a scarf in front of a flowering tree.
A happy owl in front of a big tree with mushrooms in the background.
A happy owl out on a sunny day.
Owl near the cactuses with a happy sun and cloud.
An adorable owl with a rainbow above its head.
An owl wearing a suit and tie with a small hat on its head.
An illustration of a cute owl with a ribbon on top of its head.
Illustration of an owl with intricate design with flowers, bees, and mushroom.
Cute owl with bubbly eyes beside mushrooms and trees.
A cute looking owl with hearts and circles.
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Older coloring artists might want to add detail to some drawings or color with more detail. You can learn how to draw wings at Drago Art. This site shows you how to create the line and brushstrokes needed to add detail to the wings.
Coloring provides a fun activity that every age of person can enjoy. You might think you have little artistic talent because you do not draw well, but you can use your innate talents at color matching and the use of hues to finish a drawing that another individual made. That’s all that coloring really amounts to in the end. You finish the line drawing another person created.
Children learn important techniques when coloring. As preschoolers, they express their love of color and show their favorites. They learn the typical colors of things such as the sky is blue unless cloudy when it appears gray, and grass is green except if you live in Kentucky where they plant bluegrass. They also learn to color within the lines something they can practice with an owl coloring page since as the age, the owls you provide to color can grow in complexity.
As children age, their teachers or parents might encourage them to add sketch strokes to their coloring pages to show movement, create patterns, or add detail. For example, you might add feather strokes on an owl drawing to show the detail of the wings.
By junior high school or high school, you might provide a basic line drawing to teach them shape theory for drawing. Circles, squares, rectangles, triangles, and straight lines form the essentials of all drawings. Providing a basic line drawing lets them see how to add to it and what forms the essential shapes of the finished artwork.
In adulthood, people may enjoy coloring complex drawings that allow them to color as if they created stained glass. These complex drawings let them color in the artwork and express their understanding of color theory or explore various forms or periods of art.