Draw Wheelbarrow: Step 6

Draw a Wheelbarrow

You can learn to draw a wheelbarrow by drawing along with this engaging drawing guide.

Draw along with these easy 6 drawing steps. You’ll learn the basics for drawing a wheelbarrow.

This lesson only takes about 20 minutes and includes a pdf you can easily print or download. The pdf guide even contains a coloring book page with just the line art. This accompanies perfectly with crayons, colored pencils, or markers. This is wonderful for very young kids in the need of extra guidance and are looking to shade in this popular dirt-moving tool.

Enjoy the process of learning to draw wheelbarrow. Go beyond the lesson…don’t forget to add some creative details. Remember there is a PDF guide at the end of the lesson.


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

In this tutorial, we will start off with a blank piece of paper and discover how to draw wheelbarrow in 6 illustrative steps. We will consider the shape and size of each of the drawn parts of the wheelbarrow.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Form The Tray

    Draw Wheelbarrow: Step 1

    First, draw the shape of the wheelbarrow’s tray as shown.

  2. Attach The Handles

    Draw Wheelbarrow: Step 2

    Form thin diagonal rods attached to the tray to draw the handles of the wheelbarrow. Then, add small grips at the end of the handles.

  3. Outline The Wheel

    Draw Wheelbarrow: Step 3

    Now, draw a bumpy circular shape to form the wheel.

  4. Add The Rim

    Draw Wheelbarrow: Step 4

    Next, draw a smaller circle inside the wheel to outline the rim.

  5. Draw The Legs

    Draw Wheelbarrow: Step 5

    Draw the thin wavy shape of the wheelbarrow’s legs below the tray. Make sure to erase the parts of the wheel that overlap with the formed legs.

  6. Complete The Wheelbarrow Drawing

    Draw Wheelbarrow: Step 6

    Let’s unleash our creativity by adding some color to our wheelbarrow drawing! First, use shades of blue to color the tray, handle grip and wheel rim. Next, fill in the wheel with a dark gray crayon. Then, shade the metal handles and legs of the wheelbarrow with a light gray crayon.

Draw Wheelbarrow PDF Download

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