How to Draw a Medieval Castle
Want to discover how to draw a medieval castle?
Have fun with this simple step by step lesson for learning how to draw a medieval castle. This easy medieval castle lesson is perfect for young children looking to get started with drawing.
All drawing steps are included here which make it fun and simple to follow! Expect this drawing to last about 30 minutes, but the art-making process may actually take longer if a background is added as well.
Drawing is much more fun when you have a fun & easy lesson to follow. Enjoy!
- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- How to Draw a Medieval Castle Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
In this beginner’s lesson, we will learn how to draw a medieval castle with basic drawing tools. Pay attention to the various sizes and shapes of each part of the medieval castle. The lines in each step is outlined in blue so you can observe the current parts that you will be working on.
Time Needed: 30 minutes
First Form The Watchtowers
First, draw the thin, long walls of the watchtowers.
Add The Battlements And Roofs
Next, form the shape of the battlements on top and near the middle of the watchtowers. Then, add the pointed roofs of the towers. Make sure to erase parts of the walls that overlap with the battlements.
Add a flag on the roofs by drawing a vertical line with a triangular shape attached.
Form The Main Wall
Form the main wall of the castle by drawing two horizontal lines. Then, draw the battlements on top of the wall as shown.
Draw The Keep
First, draw two vertical lines to form the walls of the keep. Next, attach the battlements on top of the keep. Then, add triangular shaped banners on the walls of the keep.
Add A Small Tower
Add a small tower on top of the keep by first drawing two vertical lines. Then, add the triangular roof of the tower.
Form The Gates
Draw the arch shaped outline of the castle gates. Then, form evenly spaced vertical lines to add texture to the gates.
Outline The Windows
Draw the arch shaped outline of the windows.
Complete The Medieval Castle Drawing
Let’s add some color to our drawing of a medieval castle! First, color the roofs and flags with a red crayon. Next, fill the windows with a dark blue crayon. Now, color the battlements with a dark gray crayon. Then, use an orange crayon to shade the castle gates. Use red and orange crayons to color the banners on the walls of the keep. Finally, shade the rest of the castle’s walls with gray.
How to Draw a Medieval Castle 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 Medieval Castle. 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!