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That's it for the initial sketch! From this point on, press harder with your pencil to get a more defined sketch.
Step 6: Draw the eye inside the cockatiel's head as a circle. Use the lines as guides for placement. Draw a tiny circle inside the eye to represent glare. In the middle of the eye, draw a big dot for the pupil. Shade the inside of the bird's eye using a value that's lighter than the pupil. Add a line around the eyeball as detail for the bare skin.
Step 7: Draw the top part of the cockatiel's beak, called a cere, by using the initial lines as guides. The shape is somewhat triangular. Use quick, short strokes to represent feathers on the left side. Add a small circle at the top for the bird's nostril.
Step 8: Draw the bottom part of the cockatiel's top beak by using the edge of the initial circle as a guide. The tip comes to a sharp point. The left side should be curvier.
Step 9: Draw the bottom part of the cockatiel's beak as a curved line. Use quick, short strokes on the left for the feathers.