Your Kids can learn how to draw a mushroom by following the images in this easy tutorial.
Expect 6 easy steps to follow, children will enjoy drawing their own mushroom on paper. Also included is a printable version of this mushroom drawing tutorial.
Bonus: I drew up another lesson with a different style of mushrooms. You can see this tutorial near the bottom of the page.
Ideal for art teachers and homeschoolers looking to teach kids how to draw a mushroom.
Finally learn to draw your very own vegetables by following this lesson at your own pace. …and now for the how to draw a mushroom lesson…
- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- How to Draw a Mushroom Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to draw a mushroom with basic drawing tools. We will consider the various sizes and shapes within the artwork of the mushroom. The pencil lines in each step is drawn blue so you can identify the most recent components that you will be illustrating.
Time Needed: 20 minutes
Draw The Mushroom Cap
Using your pencil draw the cap of the large mushroom. It is similar to an umbrella shape and is rounded.
Add A Smaller Cap
Then, just below on the right side, draw a smaller cap; this time as a triangular shape with rounded corners. This mushroom will be drawn smaller than the first one.
Draw The Stalks
After that add stalks under each mushroom cap so that they can connect to the ground. Also complete the shape of the bigger cap that exists behind the stem.
Now we are going to draw the grass underneath our mushrooms.
If you wish you can add a pattern of dots to each mushroom for a more fun look!
Color Your Drawing
Using your crayons or other coloring materials, begin coloring your mushroom drawing.
How to Draw a Mushroom 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 Mushroom. 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!
Mushroom Drawing (Easy)
Step 1: Outline the Mushroom Cap
Outline the cap of the mushroom by drawing two rounded triangles.
Step 2: Draw the Mushroom Gills
Draw the outer gills of the mushroom by forming two lines attached below the cap.
Step 3: Add the Texture of the Gills
Let’s add some texture by adding some lines to the gills of the mushroom using horizontal lines as shown.
Step 4: Attach the Mushroom Ring
Attach the ring of the mushroom similar to the illustration.
Step 5: Draw the Mushroom Stalk
Let’s draw two narrow shapes attached to the ring of the mushroom.
Step 6: Add Texture to the Stalk
Add several vertical lines along the narrow shape of the stalk to add texture to the mushroom.
Step 7: Outline the Grass
Outline the grass at the base of the mushroom by drawing pointy shapes.
Step 8: Form the Mushroom Scales
Form several circles on the mushroom’s caps to create the scales.
Step 9: Complete the Mushroom Drawing
Let’s complete the mushroom drawing by adding some color. Use a red crayon to shade the cap of the mushroom. Next, use a pink crayon to color the gills. Then, use an orange crayon to fill in the ring of the mushroom. Use a brown crayon to shade for the stalk. Finally, let’s color the grass by using a green crayon.
Now try drawing this:
Draw a caterpillar near the mushroom to add some life around the plant.