How to Draw a Row Boat

How to Draw a Row Boat with this how-to video and step by step drawing instructions. Easy boat drawing tutorial for beginners and all.

How to Draw a Row Boat

Please see the drawing tutorial in the video below

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


  • Pencil
  • Drawing Paper
  • Crayons or Colored Pencils
  • Black Marker (optional)

Step 1. Draw the frame

Draw the rowing boat frame by forming two triangles as shown.

Step 2. Sketch the hull

Outline the hull by drawing a curved line as shown.

Step 3. Form the strap

Form the boat’s oars by drawing lines following the shape of the hull.

Step 4. Attach the paddle lock

Attach the oar locks by forming a U shape on either side of the rowing boat.

Step 5. Add obstacles

Add obstructions inside the rowboat by creating rectangles as shown. These are the rowing boat’s braces, which also serve as seats for passengers.

Step 6. Create the inside corner of the rowing boat

Create an angle inside the rowing boat by drawing a straight line.

Step 7. Create paddles

Create oars by drawing thin cylinders placed in oar locks.

Step 8. Draw ripples

Draw ripples in the water by creating curved lines around the rowboat and around the oars.

Step 9. Complete the rowing boat drawing

Let’s add color to the rowing boat drawing! First, color the boat mainly with a brown pencil. Paint the inside of the rowing boat darker brown. Next, color the curls with a gray pencil. Then, shade the paddle handle with an orange pen. Finally, fill in the water with a blue pencil.

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