How to Draw a Lake scenery Step by Step

How to Draw a Lake scenery easy with this how-to video and step-by-step drawing instructions. Scenery Drawing tutorial for beginners and kids.

How to Draw a Lake

Please see the drawing tutorial in the video below


You can refer to the simple step-by-step drawing guide below

Step 1

Start by drawing a long and curved line. This outlines the lake shore.

Step 2

Draw another long curved line parallel to the first one. This gives the shore a three-dimensional appearance. Draw some inverted, overlapping “V” shaped lines in each corner of your page. This is the grass and trees at the water’s edge. From a set of trees, draw long straight lines. Draw a small oval at the top of each line, followed by a shorter line. This shows the seed heads of the cattail plant. Next, draw wavy lines to create ripples for the water surface of the lake.

Step 3

Draw a line through the top of the artboard, just above the shoreline. This is the horizon.

Step 4

Draw a pair of pine trees, erasing existing lines if necessary. For the upper part of each tree, enclose a triangle using short lines that meet at points. Extend parallel lines to form the trunk, and join them at the bottom.

Step 5

Draw additional pine trees, which are behind and partially obscured by the first pine.

Step 6

Draw more pine trees on the opposite side of the figure. Again, enclose the quasi-triangle shape using short lines that meet at points. Use parallel lines for the trunk, and join them at the bottom.

Step 7

Use a long and curved line to draw the mountains in the background.

Step 8

Use some overlapping curves to draw more mountains in the background, higher than the first image.

Step 9

Draw fluffy clouds in the sky. Create the bottom of each cloud using a horizontal line. Then layer “U” shaped lines on top of it to enclose the shape of the cloud.

Step 10

Color your lake scene.

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