Children will love learning how to draw a treasure chest with 9 easy illustrative steps.
Create along with these simple 9 drawing steps. You will learn the basics for drawing a treasure chest.
This lesson only takes about 30 minutes and includes a pdf you can easily print or download. The pdf packet even contains a coloring book page with just the line art. This goes well with crayons. It is useful for very young children needing extra guidance and simply looking to shade in a treasure chest.
Learning to draw is much more fun when you have a clear lesson to reference. Enjoy!
- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- How to Draw a Treasure Chest Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
This lesson will instruct you how to draw a treasure chest. We will draw attention to the shapes of each part and types of contours created ensuring that the artwork looks convincing.
Time Needed: 30 minutes
First Draw The Trunk
First, draw the trunk by making a box.
Next Attach The Lid
Next, attach the lid of the treasure chest by first forming a rectangular shape connected to the trunk. Then, draw the dome shaped outer part of the lid as shown.
Form Linings On The Trunk
Form the linings on the trunk by creating rectangles.
Form Linings On The Lid
Form the linings on the lid by first making a dome shape on the side. Next, add two rectangular shapes on the front of the lid. Then, create a diagonal line inside the lid.
Add a texture to the treasure chest by drawing straight lines as shown.
Let’s make thin cylindrical shapes to draw the coins.
Create A Necklace
Create a necklace by drawing circles attached to each other.
Form Mound Of Coins
Form a mound of coins inside the treasure chest by drawing a bumpy line.
Complete The Treasure Chest Drawing
Complete the treasure chest by coloring the chest mainly with a brown crayon. Use a darker shade of brown to fill in the inside of the chest. Next, color the lining on the treasure chest with yellow. Now, shade the coins using yellow and light orange crayons. Then, fill in the necklace with a pink crayon.
How to Draw a Treasure Chest 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 Treasure Chest. 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!