How To Draw A Kayak: Step 9

How to Draw a Kayak

Kids can learn how to draw a kayak by following the images in this basic tutorial.

Everyone will like this simple step by step lesson for learning how to draw a kayak. This easy kayak lesson is perfect for younger children looking to get started with drawing.

All drawing steps are included here which make it fun and easy to follow! Expect this drawing to take about 30 minutes, but the creative process can actually take longer if a background is included in addition to the subject matter.

Finally learn to draw water-sports themed drawing by following this tutorial at your own comfortable pace. Have fun!


  • Pencil
  • Drawing Paper
  • Crayons or Colored Pencils
  • Black Marker (optional)
  • How to Draw a Kayak Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
How To Draw A Kayak: All Steps

In this step by step lesson, we will discover how to draw a kayak with basic drawing tools. Be sure to observe the different sizes and shapes of each part of the kayak. The lines in each step is outlined in blue so you can identify the current parts that you will be illustrating.

Time Needed: 30 minutes

  1. Outline The Deck

    How To Draw A Kayak: Step 1

    Outline the deck with an elongated oval shape with pointed ends.

  2. Form The Hull

    How To Draw A Kayak: Step 2

    To form the hull, we will draw a curved line from one point of the elongated oval going to the other end.

  3. Add The Hatch

    How To Draw A Kayak: Step 3

    Draw a ring shape to form the hatch.

  4. Draw The Cockpit

    How To Draw A Kayak: Step 4

    Add a ring shape to the top of the boat to draw the cockpit. This is where the paddler will sit.

  5. Attach The Seat

    How To Draw A Kayak: Step 5

    To attach the seat, draw a rectangular box with rounded corners in the cockpit.

  6. Start Forming The Bungee

    How To Draw A Kayak: Step 6

    Start forming the bungee cords that hold the kayak gear in place by drawing a zigzag line.

  7. Continue Forming The Bungee

    How To Draw A Kayak: Step 7

    Continue forming the bungee on the kayak’s deck by drawing another zigzag line.

  8. Add The Kayak’s Paddle

    How To Draw A Kayak: Step 8

    Next, let’s add the kayak’s paddle! First, draw the shaft of the paddle by making two long, straight lines. Then, attach the blades by drawing a rounded shape on both sides of the paddle’s shaft.

  9. Complete The Kayak Drawing

    How To Draw A Kayak: Step 9

    Complete the kayak drawing by first coloring the kayak’s deck and hull with blue. Next, color the hatch with black and gray. Now, shade the seat with yellow and orange crayons. Then, color the walls inside the cockpit with purple. Let’s shade the paddle’s blades with a yellow crayon and the shaft with an orange crayon.

How to Draw a Kayak 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 Kayak. 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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