How To Draw A Silo: Step 6

How to Draw a Silo

Eager to discover how to draw a silo?

Included are 6 easy steps to follow, children will enjoy designing their own silo on paper. Also included is a printable version of this silo drawing tutorial.

Ideal for art teachers and homeschoolers looking to instruct kids how to draw a silo.

Enjoy learning how to draw a silo. Go beyond the lesson…don’t forget to add some personal details. Remember there is a PDF guide at the end of the lesson.


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

This step by step lesson will instruct you how to draw a silo. We will draw attention to the shapes of each area and types of lines drawn making sure that the artwork looks correct.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Draw The Walls

    How To Draw A Silo: Step 1

    Draw a tall cylinder to form the walls of the silo’s main structure.

  2. Add The Roof

    How To Draw A Silo: Step 2

    Add a dome shape on top to form the roof.

  3. Attach The Chute

    How To Draw A Silo: Step 3

    Draw a long, curving line extending from the top of the silo to the base of the structure.

  4. Outline The Ladder

    How To Draw A Silo: Step 4

    Outline a ladder by forming two long vertical rods. Next, form the rungs of the ladder by drawing evenly spaced horizontal rods.

  5. Add Texture

    How To Draw A Silo: Step 5

    Add some texture to the walls and roof of the silo by drawing curved lines similar to the illustration.

  6. Complete The Silo Drawing

    How To Draw A Silo: Step 6

    Time to add some color to our drawing of a silo! First, color the ladder with an orange crayon. Next, shade the roof with a gray crayon. Then, paint the walls of the silo with a red crayon.

How to Draw a Silo 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 Silo. 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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