Step 6: Draw a long line that angles to the right at the bottom as a guide for the ostrich's legs.
That's it for the initial sketch! From this point on, press harder with your pencil to get a more defined sketch.
Step 7: Draw the eye inside of the ostrich's head. The shape of the eye is similar to a football. Inside the eye, draw a circle for the ostrich's actual eyeball. Shade the eyeball except for a small circle to represent glare. Draw some lines around the ostrich's eye for extra detail.
Step 8: Use the arc as a guide to draw the ostrich's beak. Draw a line in the middle of the arc that extends inside toward the circle for the ostrich's mouth. Then draw another line below that for the lower part of the beak. Finish the base of the beak, which surrounds the mouth, and draw a slit on the top side of the beak for the ostrich's nostril.
Step 9: Use the small circle as a guide to draw the ostrich's head. Use quick, short strokes around and inside the head to represent the thin layer of down.