Artichoke Drawing: Step 6

Artichoke Drawing

Need to teach a child how to draw an artichoke drawing?

Have fun with this simple step by step lesson for learning how to draw an artichoke. This easy artichoke lesson is perfect for young students looking to learn how to draw.

All drawing steps are included here which make it fun and simple to follow! Expect this drawing to require about 20 minutes, but the creative process can actually take longer if a background is created in addition to the subject matter.

Trying to learn to draw is much more fun when you have a easy-to-understand lesson to follow. Let’s get drawing!


  • Pencil
  • Drawing Paper
  • Crayons or Colored Pencils
  • Black Marker (optional)
  • Artichoke Drawing Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
Artichoke Drawing: All Steps

In this how-to article, we will start off with a new piece of paper and discover how to draw an artichoke drawing in no time. We will pay attention to the shape and size of each part of the artichoke.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Create Initial Guideline

    Artichoke Drawing: Step 1

    Draw an egg shape in the middle of your paper. We will use this shape to draw the rest of the artichoke parts.

  2. Add The Outer Leaves

    Artichoke Drawing: Step 2

    Add the bottom leaves to the artichoke. These outer leaves are called artichoke bracts.

  3. Draw The Middle Leaves

    Artichoke Drawing: Step 3

    Now, draw the middle part of the artichoke with curvy leaves like in the example.

  4. Add The Top Leaves

    Artichoke Drawing: Step 4

    Then draw the top leaves. The topmost leaves of an artichoke resemble flower petals and can even have thorns on their tips.

  5. Draw The Stem

    Artichoke Drawing: Step 5

    Draw the stem attached to the bottom of the artichoke.

  6. Complete Your Drawing

    Artichoke Drawing: Step 6

    Grab your coloring materials and color your drawing. Notice how I shaded parts of the artichoke leaves darker so they look 3D.

Artichoke Drawing PDF Download

Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for Artichoke Drawing. The last page of the downloadable PDF includes a coloring book page with just the outlines and an extension exercise for prompting kids to get creative!

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