Let’s learn how to draw a dead tree by following along with this fun drawing guide.
Included are 6 easy steps to follow, children will enjoy designing their own dead tree on paper. Also included is a downloadable version of this dead tree drawing tutorial.
Perfect for art teachers and homeschoolers looking to teach kids how to draw their own dead tree.
Art making is much more fun when you have a easy-to-understand lesson to follow. Keep practicing!
- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- How to Draw a Dead Tree Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
In this article, we will begin with a blank piece of paper and discover how to draw a dead tree in no time. It is best to observe the proportions of each part of the dead tree.
Time Needed: 20 minutes
Outline The Trunk
Outline the trunk of our dead tree by drawing two curvy vertical lines.
Draw A Face
Now, let’s draw a face at the center of the trunk! Start by drawing two slanted ovals for the eyes. Next, add a small triangular shape for the nose. Then, draw a wavy curving shape for the smiling mouth.
Add the dead tree’s roots by drawing wavy pointed shapes below the trunk.
Form The Boughs
Form the main branches of the tree called boughs by drawing curving lines as shown.
Extend The Branches
Extend the boughs into thinner and more curvy branches similar to the illustration.
Complete The Dead Tree Drawing
Now, let’s give life to our drawing of a dead tree by adding some color! First, use a yellow crayon to fill in the face. You can add some orange to the edges of the face for some shadows. Then, shade the rest of the tree with a dark brown crayon.
How to Draw a Dead Tree 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 Dead Tree. 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!