How To Draw An Anchor: Step 6

How to Draw an Anchor

So you want to discover how to draw an anchor?

With 6 easy steps to follow, kids will enjoy creating their own boat anchor on paper. Also included is a downloadable version of this anchor drawing tutorial.

Designing a nautical themed lesson for children? Ideal for art teachers and homeschoolers looking to teach kids how to draw their own anchor.

Finally learn to draw beach based drawing by following this lesson at your own comfortable pace. …and now for the how to draw an anchor lesson…


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

This post will instruct you how to draw an anchor. We will pay attention to the shapes of each area and variety of outlines drawn making sure that the drawing looks convincing.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Outline The Stock

    How To Draw An Anchor: Step 1

    Outline the stock by drawing a rectangular shape as shown.

  2. Form The Shank And Arms

    How To Draw An Anchor: Step 2

    Form the shank of the anchor by first drawing two vertical lines. Connect the top with a curved line. Now, extend the shank into a pointed shape on both ends to form the arms of the anchor.

  3. Attach The Ring

    How To Draw An Anchor: Step 3

    Attach the ring by drawing two circles.

  4. Draw The Fluke

    How To Draw An Anchor: Step 4

    Draw the fluke on the ends of the crown by creating a triangular shape.

  5. Add A Rope

    How To Draw An Anchor: Step 5

    Let’s add a rope tied to the ring of the anchor. First, outline the shape of the rope by drawing wavy lines. Next, draw the pattern on the rope by creating diagonal lines.

  6. Complete The Anchor Drawing

    How To Draw An Anchor: Step 6

    Complete the anchor drawing by coloring the anchor mainly with a purple crayon. Next, shade the rope using a brown crayon.

How to Draw an Anchor PDF Download

Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for How to Draw an Anchor. 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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