How To Draw A Plum: Step 6

How to Draw a Plum

Find out how to draw a plum by following along with this easy to follow drawing guide.

There are 6 easy steps to follow, children will enjoy making their own plum on paper. Also included is a downloadable version of this plum drawing tutorial.

Perfect for art teachers and homeschoolers looking to instruct kids how to draw a plum.

Finally learn to draw your very own fruit by following this tutorial at your own leisure. …and now for the how to draw a plum lesson…


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

In this beginner’s lesson, we will discover how to draw a plum with your drawing materials. Pay attention to the various sizes and shapes of each part of the plum. The new lines in each step is made of blue so you can identify the most recent lines that you should be illustrating.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Draw The First Half

    How To Draw A Plum: Step 1

    Start by drawing an oval on the left side of your paper.

  2. Add The Other Half

    How To Draw A Plum: Step 2

    Then add another half under the first oval you drew. Now the plum is draw with its characteristic split.

  3. Draw The Stem

    How To Draw A Plum: Step 3

    Add the pointed stem at the top of your plum.

  4. Add The First Leaf

    How To Draw A Plum: Step 4

    Next, add the first leaf on the left side.

  5. Complete The Line Art

    How To Draw A Plum: Step 5

    Add another leaf on the other side.

  6. Color Your Drawing

    How To Draw A Plum: Step 6

    Grab your crayons, colored pencils or markers and color your plum drawing with shades of purple and green. I shaded in some highlights to make the plum look shiny and three dimensional.

How to Draw a Plum 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 Plum. 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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