How To Draw A Steamboat: Step 9

How to Draw a Steamboat

Learn how to draw a steamboat by following along with this helpful drawing guide.

Expect 9 easy steps to follow, kids will enjoy designing their own steamboat on paper. Also included is a printable version of this steamboat drawing tutorial.

Perfect for art teachers and homeschoolers looking to teach kids how to draw their own steamboat.

Get a thrill out of learning how to draw a steamboat. Go beyond the lesson…don’t forget to add some unique details. Remember there is a PDF guide at the end of the lesson.

Materials

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

This step by step lesson will instruct you how to draw a steamboat. We will draw attention to the shapes of each section and types of lines created making sure that the artwork looks convincing.

Time Needed: 30 minutes

  1. Draw The Hull

    How To Draw A Steamboat: Step 1

    Draw the hull of the steamboat by first making the outline then drawing a horizontal line across the hull.

  2. Draw The Bottom Deck

    How To Draw A Steamboat: Step 2

    Draw the bottom deck by first making evenly spaced pairs of vertical lines. Then, draw a wide rectangle on top.

  3. Add The Top Deck

    How To Draw A Steamboat: Step 3

    Add the top deck by drawing evenly spaced vertical lines then adding a horizontal rectangle like in the previous step.

  4. Create A Smokestack

    How To Draw A Steamboat: Step 4

    Create a smokestack by first forming the vertical rectangular shape as shown. Now, draw the lining on the smokestack by making a curved line. Next, draw the smoke coming out of the smokestack by creating a bumpy rounded shape.

  5. Attach A Maritime Flag

    How To Draw A Steamboat: Step 5

    Attach a maritime flag by forming a thin vertical rectangle with a V-shaped line attached on top.

  6. Draw The Paddle Wheel

    How To Draw A Steamboat: Step 6

    Draw the paddle wheel by creating a circle within a circle.

  7. Form The Center Of The Paddle Wheel

    How To Draw A Steamboat: Step 7

    Form the center of the paddle wheel by drawing pairs of straight lines inside the inner circle as shown.

  8. Draw The Body Of Water

    How To Draw A Steamboat: Step 8

    Draw the body of water surrounding the steamboat by creating wavy horizontal lines.

  9. Complete The Steamboat Drawing

    How To Draw A Steamboat: Step 9

    Let’s complete the steamboat drawing by first coloring the top part of the hull with a dark purple crayon. Now, use a red crayon to color the bottom of the hull, the paddle wheel and the top part of each deck. Next, use a white crayon to fill in the pillars on the decks. After that, let’s color the smokestack with red and purple crayon. Don’t forget to color the smoke with a gray crayon. Then, color the maritime flag with an orange crayon and the pole with a brown crayon. Finally, use a light blue crayon to shade the sky and a darker blue crayon to fill in the body of water.

How to Draw a Steamboat 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 Steamboat. 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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