A quill is a pen made from the five largest feathers on the wings of a poultry, goose, turkey, swan or other bird. Because of its beautiful appearance and elegant style when writing, it was once popular, and many classics in Europe have left the immortal ink of quill pen.
The quill was the predecessor of the modern fountain pen. The origin and appearance period of the first quill pen have not been investigated. There are different opinions on when and where it originated, but it is generally believed that it was invented by the Romans in the 6th century AD.
The earliest record of a quill was found in the Church of San Vitale in the Italian city of Lovina. From the Middle Ages to the 19th century AD, the quill was used as a writing tool to record every stage of the progress of European civilization.
In this simple drawing tutorial, we will learn how to draw a quill. If you are also full of curiosity about the quill, you may wish to follow the instructions below and try to draw it step by step!
How to Draw a Quill Pen Step by Step
Step 1 Draw the quill of a feather
Step 2 Draw three curved lines on one side
Step 3 Draw four curved lines on the other side
Step 4 Draw one side of this feather
Step 5 Draw the other side of this feather
Step 6 Color this quill pen
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Maybe you want to download this drawing tutorial. Just click the link below and you can get the PDF on "How to Draw a Quill Pen", it's free and printable. In addition to this, the pages of this PDF also contain a coloring page and the final quill.