Young artists will enjoy learning how to draw a coconut in today’s drawing lesson.
Kids will enjoy this simple step by step lesson for learning how to draw a coconut. This easy coconut tutorial is perfect for young kids looking to get started with drawing.
All drawing steps are included here which make it fun and easy to follow! Expect this drawing to require about 20 minutes, but the art-making process may actually take more time if a background is created as well.
Finally learn to draw your very own fruit by following this tutorial at your own pace. …and now for the how to draw a coconut lesson…
- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- How to Draw a Coconut Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
In this post, we will learn how to draw a coconut with your drawing materials. Pay attention to the various sizes and shapes within the artwork of the coconut. The pencil lines in each step is drawn out in blue so you can plainly see the most recent elements that you will be illustrating.
Time Needed: 20 minutes
Begin The Inner Coconut Edge
Draw a slanted oval in the middle of your paper. We will be drawing this coconut cracked open!
Add The Outer Coconut Edge
Then, draw a bigger oval to the outside of the oval you drew in step one.
Create The Shell
Next, draw the outside shell of the coconut. Coconut shells have a fuzzy texture to them.
Add Other Coconut Half
Now draw the other half of the coconut. I am drawing this half behind our original coconut drawing.
Add Coconut Husk Fiber
Finally draw the textured coconut fiber that surrounds its hard shell. This durable fiber is called coconut coir.
Complete Your Drawing
Now, grab your coloring tools and color your coconut halves!
How to Draw a Coconut 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 Coconut. 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!
Nuts About Coconuts
The coconut is a widely used ingredient in many recipes and dishes.
The coconut is a remarkable fruit that provides many health benefits. It also tastes great and can be eaten raw, shredded, grated, or blended.
Coconuts are the fruit of the coconut palm tree, and they grow on trees. They come from the tropics and subtropics throughout the world such as India, Indonesia, and Brazil.
The coconut is a versatile fruit. You can drink its water or milk or eat its flesh. You can use it to make oil or make flour for cooking.
Coconut milk is different from coconut water. The fat content of coconut milk is 15-20%, but the sugar content is low. This makes it a popular addition to curries and other dishes. Coconut milk can also be used to make coconut cream.