Kids will have fun learning how to draw a pirate flag in today’s drawing lesson.
Follow along with these easy 6 drawing steps. You’ll learn the basics for drawing a pirate flag.
This lesson only takes about 20 minutes and includes a pdf you can easily print or download. The pdf guide even contains a coloring-book-like page with just the line art. This accompanies perfectly with crayons. It is wonderful for very young children requiring extra guidance and simply looking to color in a pirate flag.
Drawing is much more fun when you have a easy-to-understand lesson to follow. Enjoy!
- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- How to Draw a Pirate Flag Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
This step by step lesson will teach you how to draw a pirate flag. We will pay attention to the shapes of each area and variety of contours drawn so that the artwork looks right.
Time Needed: 20 minutes
Draw The Flagpole
Draw the flagpole by creating a thin long rectangle.
Outline The Flag
Outline the pirate flag by drawing a wavy rectangular shape. Add the ripped fabric of the flag by making jagged shapes to the edges.
Add The Tied Part Of The Flag
Add the tied part of the pirate flag by drawing horizontal lines. Then, draw an oval shape with a pointed end.
Create A Skull
Create the skull by making an oval shape with three bumps on the bottom. Add the eye sockets and the hollow part of the nose by drawing two circles and a triangle.
Form The Crossbones
Form the crossbones by making two thin elongated diagonal shapes with bumps on both ends of each bone.
Complete The Pirate Flag Drawing
Let’s finish the pirate flag drawing by first coloring the flagpole with a brown crayon. Next, shade the pirate flag with a purple crayon. Now, fill in the skull and the crossbones with a white crayon.
How to Draw a Pirate Flag 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 Pirate Flag. 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!