How to Draw a Temple Step by Step

How to Draw a Temple with this how-to video and step by step drawing instructions. Expect 9 easy steps to follow, Beginners will enjoy drawing their own temple on paper. Also included is a printable version of this temple drawing tutorial.

How to Draw a Temple

Please see Temple drawing tutorial in the video below

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

Step 1. Sketch the substructure

Start by forming the outline of the temple’s substructure.

Step 2. Shape the temple walls

Now, draw a rectangular box on top of the substructure.

Step 3. Draw the entrance

Next, draw rectangles attached to the base of the temple wall. Then add a vertical line to form the visible edges of the entrance.

Step 4. Sketch the stairs

Draw diagonal lines to outline the temple’s stairs.

Step 5. Create the shape of the substructure

Draw horizontal lines to form the stepped shape of the temple’s substructure.

Step 6. Add the side of the stairs

Draw vertical lines attached to the stairs as shown.

Step 7. Sketch the edges of the substructure

Outline the edges of the substructure by drawing vertical lines.

Step 8. Form the stairs

Form the stairs by drawing evenly spaced horizontal lines.

Step 9. Complete the temple drawing

Complete your drawing of a Mayan temple by adding a little color! First, color the stairs with a yellow pencil. Next, color the underlying structure with a light orange pencil. Now, shade the walls of the temple with a brown pencil and the roof with a darker brown. Then, fill in the entrance with a dark blue pencil.

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