How To Draw A Taco: Step 6

How to Draw a Taco

Want to experience how to draw a taco?

Sharpen a pencil and follow along with these easy 6 drawing steps. You will learn the basics for drawing a taco.

This lesson only takes about 20 minutes and has a PDF near the bottom of the lesson you can easily print or download. The pdf lesson even contains a “coloring book” page with just the line art. This accompanies perfectly with crayons or markers. It’s perfect for very young kids looking for some extra guidance and are looking to shade in a taco.

Finally learn to draw food by following this lesson at your own leisure. …and now for the how to draw a taco lesson…


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

In today’s lesson, we are going to learn how to draw a taco on paper. The shape and proportion of each part will be observed in each step of the tutorial. Observe that the blue pencil lines are used to show the new elements being drawn in each step.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Draw The Taco Shell

    How To Draw A Taco: Step 1

    Start with the shell by drawing a semicircle just like in the illustration.

  2. Add The Lettuce

    How To Draw A Taco: Step 2

    Then add the lettuce leaves to the taco shell.

  3. Draw The Main Ingredients

    How To Draw A Taco: Step 3

    Add the meat, cheese and tomatoes to the taco drawing.

  4. Add Background Lettuce

    How To Draw A Taco: Step 4

    Then complete the taco filling by adding lettuce to the back side of the taco.

  5. Complete Your Line Drawing

    How To Draw A Taco: Step 5

    Add a curved line to create the remaining part of the taco shell that holds the ingredients in place.

  6. Color Your Taco

    How To Draw A Taco: Step 6

    Grab your coloring materials and start coloring your drawing.

How to Draw a Taco 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 Taco. 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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