Need to instruct a child how to draw a basil drawing? Today we will draw three basil plants growing out of a terracotta planter. What a great opportunity to combine lessons in art, food and plants!
All drawing steps are included here which make it fun and easy to follow! Expect this drawing to take about 20 minutes, but the creative process may actually take more time if a background is included as well.
Finally learn to draw your very own vegetables by following this lesson at your own comfortable pace. Enjoy the creative process!
- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- Basil Drawing Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
This step by step lesson will teach you how to draw basil. We will draw attention to the shapes of each part and variety of outlines drawn ensuring that the drawing looks right.
Time Needed: 20 minutes
Draw The Base Of The Pot
Draw the lower part of the pot.
Complete The Planter Pot
Draw the top part of the pot. Now we will be drawing basil plants growing in the planter.
Draw The First Plant
Add the first set of leaves and basil stalk on the right side of the planter.
Add Another Basil Stalk
Draw a large basil plant that grows out of the center of the planter.
Draw The Last Basil Plant
Draw one last plant near the left side of your paper.
Complete Your Drawing
Grab your crayons or colored pencils and start coloring your basil drawing.
Basil Drawing PDF Download
Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for Basil 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!