Step 1:
Start by sketching four different sized oblong shapes and position them like below.

Step 2:
You can see in sample 2 why the four oblong shapes were used.* This is our guide and we want to work within it.

Step 3:
We now need to start adding detail by sketching in the feathers, see below:

Step 4:
Now draw around the rooster in a darker tone and tweak it until you see fit and erase any unwanted lines.

Step 5:
Now for the fun part, color it in however you like.