Circus Drawing Easy: Step 9

Circus Drawing (easy)

Need to teach a youngster how to draw a circus easily?

Grab some art supplies and follow along with these easy 9 drawing steps. You will learn the basics for drawing a simple and fun circus!

This lesson only takes about thirty-minutes and has a PDF near the bottom of the lesson you can easily print or download. The pdf lesson even contains a coloring-book-like page with just the line art. This accompanies perfectly with crayons or colored pencils. This creative lesson is perfect for very young children looking for some extra guidance and are looking to color in a circus drawing.

Learning to draw is much more fun when you have a fun & easy lesson to reference. Enjoy!


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

In this post, we will figure out how to create an easy circus drawing on paper. To look the best, we will consider the different sizes and shapes of each part of the circus buildings and participants. The lines in each illustration is drawn in blue so you can observe the most recent elements that you should be working on.

Time Needed: 30 minutes

  1. Draw A Ball

    Circus Drawing Easy: Step 1

    First, draw a circle with two curved lines.

  2. Form A Seal

    Circus Drawing Easy: Step 2

    Form the outline of a seal with the tip of its nose touching the ball similar to the illustration. Next, add a shaded circle to form its eye.

  3. Attach The Flipper

    Circus Drawing Easy: Step 3

    Attach the seal’s flipper by drawing a curved line. Make sure to erase parts of the seal’s body that overlap with the flipper.

  4. Add A Circus Stand

    Circus Drawing Easy: Step 4

    Form the cylindrical shape of the circus stand below the seal. Then, add a series of V-shaped lines on the stand.

  5. Draw Bunting

    Circus Drawing Easy: Step 5

    Start by drawing long curved lines. Then, attach a series of V-shaped lines to form the bunting.

  6. Form The Circus Tent

    Circus Drawing Easy: Step 6

    Form the outline of the circus tent beside the seal.

  7. Outline The Tent Roof

    Circus Drawing Easy: Step 7

    Draw a curved line to outline the roof of the circus tent.

  8. Add The Tent’s Pattern

    Circus Drawing Easy: Step 8

    Add the striped pattern of the circus tent by drawing lines similar to the illustration. Then, form the opening of the tent’s entryway as shown.

  9. Complete The Easy Drawing Of A Circus

    Circus Drawing Easy: Step 9

    Let’s add some color to our easy drawing of a circus! First, color the circus tent with red and white crayons. Now, shade the seal with a gray crayon. Next, fill the ball and circus stand with blue and yellow crayons. Use white crayon to color the top part of the circus stand. Then, color the bunting with vibrant crayons and the string with a white crayon.

Circus Drawing (easy) PDF Download

Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for Circus 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!

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