How To Draw A Barn: Step 9

How to Draw a Barn

Let’s learn how to draw a barn by drawing along with this simple drawing guide!

Expect 9 easy steps to follow, kids will enjoy creating their own barn on paper. Also included is a downloadable version of this barn drawing tutorial.

Perfect for art teachers and homeschoolers looking to teach kids how to draw their own barn.

Enjoy the process of learning how to draw a barn. 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)
  • How to Draw a Barn Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
How To Draw A Barn: All Steps

We will arrive at a finished drawing of a barn by creating one section at a time. It will take 9 steps in total as we continue to make each area moving closer to the completed drawing. The completed artwork will be shaded with color creating a artwork you will be proud of!

Time Needed: 30 minutes

  1. Outline The Roof

    How To Draw A Barn: Step 1

    First, draw the outline of the barn’s roof.

  2. Draw The Walls

    How To Draw A Barn: Step 2

    Draw the rectangular shape of the barn’s walls.

  3. Add The Window

    How To Draw A Barn: Step 3

    Add a rectangular window to the upper part of the barn. Next, draw some hay visible from the window.

  4. Form The Door

    How To Draw A Barn: Step 4

    Now, form the rectangular shape of the door. Then, add a vertical strip in the middle.

  5. Attach The Door Beams

    How To Draw A Barn: Step 5

    Add the X-shaped outline of the supporting beams on the door.

  6. Add The Texture Of The Walls

    How To Draw A Barn: Step 6

    Draw vertical lines to add texture to the barn walls.

  7. Form The Weathervane

    How To Draw A Barn: Step 7

    Form the weathervane on top of the barn roof similar to the illustration.

  8. Outline A Rooster

    How To Draw A Barn: Step 8

    Draw a rooster shaped outline attached to the weathervane as shown.

  9. Complete The Barn Drawing

    How To Draw A Barn: Step 9

    Let’s add some color to our drawing of a barn! First, use a brown crayon to fill in the weathervane. Next, color the roof, the framing of the door and window with a cream colored crayon. Now, fill in the window with a dark blue crayon and the hay with an orange crayon. Then, shade the door and walls of the barn with a red crayon.

How to Draw a Barn PDF Download

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