Children can learn how to draw a life jacket by following the images in this basic lesson.
Kids will enjoy this simple step by step lesson for learning how to draw a life jacket. This easy life jacket lesson is perfect for young children looking to learn how to draw.
All drawing steps are included here which make it fun and easy to follow! Plan for this drawing to require about 20 minutes, but the art-making process may actually take longer if a background is included as well.
Enjoy the process of learning how to draw a life jacket. Go beyond the lesson…don’t forget to add some unique details. Remember there is a PDF guide at the end of the lesson.
- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- How to Draw a Life Jacket Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
This lesson will instruct you how to draw a life jacket. We will pay attention to the shapes of each section and types of outlines drawn ensuring that the artwork looks correct.
Time Needed: 20 minutes
First Draw The Collar
First, draw the collar of the life jacket by making a triangular shape.
Outline The Shape Of The Life Jacket
Outline the shape of the life jacket by drawing the line as shown.
Let’s add details to the life jacket by first drawing the lining on the collar and the shoulder holes. Next, draw a vertical line at the center of the life jacket.
Draw The Back Part Of The Life Jacket
Draw the back part of the life jacket that is visible by creating curved lines.
Attach The Buckle
Let’s attach two buckles on the life jacket by drawing the shape as shown. Erase parts of the life jacket that overlap with the buckle.
Add Buckle Details
Add the details on the buckle by first drawing curves on the indented parts of the buckle. Then, draw a vertical line on the right side of the buckle.
Attach The Straps
Attach the straps of the life jacket by forming two long rectangular shapes.
Draw The Strap Holder
Draw the strap holder on the life jacket by making small rectangles.
Complete The Life Jacket Drawing
Let’s complete the life jacket drawing by coloring the outer part mainly with an orange crayon. Use a darker orange crayon to shade the strap holders and lining on the life jacket. Next, color the straps and inner part of the life jacket with a very dark purple crayon. Then, color the buckle with a gray crayon.
How to Draw a Life Jacket 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 Life Jacket. 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!