Children will enjoy learning how to make a beach sunset drawing complete with beautiful palm trees and the sun reflecting in the ocean!
With 9 easy steps to follow, kids will enjoy making their own beach sunset on paper. Also included is a downloadable version of this beach sunset drawing lesson.
Perfect for art teachers and homeschoolers looking to teach kids how to draw their own beach sunset.
Learning to draw is much more fun when you have a easy to understand lesson to reference. Keep practicing!
- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- Beach Sunset Drawing (easy) Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
In this step by step lesson, we will learn how to make a beach sunset drawing on paper. To make sure it looks great, we will consider the various sizes and shapes of each part of the beach sunset. The drawn lines in each illustration is color-coded blue so you can observe the current shapes that you should be creating.
Time Needed: 30 minutes
First Draw The Midrib
First, draw the midrib of the palm leaves by creating curved lines branching out from a common point.
Form The Shape Of The Leaves
Form the shape of the leaves by making zigzag lines around the midrib as shown.
Attach The Palm Tree Trunk
Attach the trunk of the palm tree by drawing long curved lines.
Draw Sand At The Base Of The Palm Tree
Draw sand at the base of the palm tree by creating a short wavy line.
Add Palm Tree Trunk Details
Add the details on the trunk of the palm tree by drawing lines curving upward.
Create The Background
Let’s create the background for our beach sunset drawing by first drawing a long horizontal line at the center. Next, add two more wavy horizontal lines to draw the sand. Then, form the clouds with bumpy rounded shapes.
Add The Setting Sun
Add the setting sun by drawing a semicircle.
Draw The Reflection Of The Sun
Draw the reflection of the sun on the water by making a wavy curved line.
Complete The Beach Sunset Drawing
Let’s complete the beach sunset drawing by first coloring the sky with a red crayon. Next, color the clouds and the sun with a yellow crayon. Use a light orange crayon to color the reflection of the sun in the water. Now, color the sand with a dark brown crayon. Then, shade the leaves of the palm tree with a green crayon and the trunk with a brown crayon. Finally, fill in the body of water with a blue crayon.
Beach Sunset Drawing (easy) PDF Download
Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for Beach Sunset Drawing (easy). 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!