Discover how to draw a sandcastle by drawing along with this fun drawing guide!
Beginners will benefit from this simple step by step lesson for learning how to draw a sandcastle. This easy sandcastle lesson is perfect for fairly young students looking to get started with drawing.
All drawing steps are included here which make it fun and simple to follow! Plan for this drawing to last about 30 minutes, but the art-making process can actually take more time if a background is added in addition to the subject matter.
Enjoy learning how to draw a sandcastle. Go beyond the lesson…don’t forget to add some creative details such as a sand pail and beach shovel!
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 Sandcastle Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
This lesson will teach you how to draw a sandcastle. We will draw attention to the shapes of each section and types of outlines drawn so that the drawing looks right.
Time Needed: 30 minutes
Outline The Bottom Layer
Let’s begin by stacking layers for the sandcastle’s main tower. First, outline the bottom layer by creating a rectangular shape with a bumpy top.
Draw The Middle Layer
Draw the middle layer of the main tower by forming a smaller rectangular shape with a bumpy top like in the previous step.
Add The Side Towers
Add the sandcastle’s side towers on both sides of the main tower by making a taller rectangular shape with a bumpy top. Then, draw the same bumpy pattern again but slightly higher as shown.
Draw The Main Tower
Draw the top layer of the main tower by making a triangular shape. Then, attach the drawn shape to the stack by creating two vertical lines.
Place A Flag On Top
Place a flag on top of the sandcastle by first drawing the pole. Then, create a wavy rectangle to draw the flag.
Create the windows on the sandcastle walls by making dome shapes as shown.
Add Sandcastle Details
Let’s add details to the sandcastle! First, draw curves inside the windows as shown. Next, add roof texture by making evenly spaced lines curving upward. Then, draw horizontal lines to add the sandcastle door’s details.
Draw A Starfish
Draw a starfish by forming the shape as shown.
Complete The Sandcastle Drawing
Let’s complete the sandcastle drawing by mainly filling in the walls of the sandcastle with a light brown crayon. Next, color the castle door, roof, and inner parts of the walls with an orange crayon. Then, shade the inside of the windows with a dark brown crayon. Now, color the flag with a red crayon and the flagpole with a white crayon. Lastly, color the starfish with a pink crayon.
How to Draw a Sandcastle 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 Sandcastle. 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!