How to Draw the Taj Mahal Step by Step

How to Draw the Taj Mahal with this how-to video and step by step drawing instructions. Beginners will enjoy this simple step by step lesson (9-steps total) for learning how to draw the Taj Mahal. This easy Taj Mahal tutorial is perfect for fairly young students looking to get started with drawing.

How to Draw the Taj Mahal

Please see Taj Mahal drawing tutorial in the video below

You can refer to Taj Mahal simple step by step drawing guide below

Step 1. Shape the walls

First, form the walls of the temple by drawing five vertical rectangles as shown.

Step 2. Draw the base

Now, draw a wide rectangle.

Step 3. Carve the arched carvings

Carve a series of dome-shaped carvings onto the base of the temple.

Step 4. Sketch the towers

Now, form four slightly inclined towers called stupas surrounding the temple. Add three thin horizontal strips on each tower similar to the illustration.

Step 5. Attach the dome

Forms a tapering dome shape above the towers and temple walls.

Step 6. Draw the final shape

Draw the decorative finishing touches on the top of the dome by creating a stack of circles with a short vertical line. Add a crescent shape to the finished shapes of the center dome as shown. Then form thin columns with pointed ends above the corner walls of the temple.

Step 7. Create the main entrance

First, form a rectangle. Then, create a tapered arch to draw the main entrance of the temple.

Step 8. Add Windows

Add arched windows to the temple walls.

Step 9. Complete the Taj Mahal drawing

Let’s paint the Taj Mahal with colors! First, color the arches and ends with a bright orange pencil. Next, color the main entrance and windows with a dark blue pencil. Now, use a brown pencil to color the horizontal bands on the minarets, the top of the main entrance as well as the arched carvings on the base of the temple. Finally, paint the towers, walls and base of the temple with a light yellow pencil.

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