How To Draw An Apple: Step 6

How to Draw an Apple

Kids will have a wonderful time learning how to draw an apple in today’s art lesson.

With 6 easy steps to follow, kids will enjoy creating their own apple on paper. Also included is a printable version of this apple drawing lesson.

Ideal for art teachers and homeschoolers looking to instruct kids how to draw an apple.

Update: I made another apple drawing lesson after first one…this time you’ll learn how to draw a green apple!

Drawing is much more fun when you have a easy to understand lesson to follow. Keep practicing!


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

In today’s lesson, we are going to learn how to draw an apple on paper. The location and proportion of each part will be pointed out in each step of the lesson. Observe that the blue pencil lines are used to indicate the current components being created in each in each of the steps.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Draw The Apple Outline

    How To Draw An Apple: Step 1

    To begin, draw the basic shape of the apple.

  2. Add The Stem

    How To Draw An Apple: Step 2

    Next, draw the stem attached to the top of the apple.

  3. Draw The First Leaf

    How To Draw An Apple: Step 3

    Then we add the first leaf on the left side of the stem.

  4. Add The Second Leaf

    How To Draw An Apple: Step 4

    Now draw the second leaf on the right side.

  5. Add Few Details

    How To Draw An Apple: Step 5

    We can also add a few details inside our apple drawing. Draw a temporary oval that will become the shiny spot on this apple. When you add colors in the next step you can erase this circle or simply cover it up with your coloring.

  6. Complete Your Drawing

    How To Draw An Apple: Step 6

    Now we can color our apple drawing. Do not be afraid to get more creative by adding highlights and shadows to your apple drawing.

How to Draw an Apple 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 Apple. 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!

About Apples

The typical American eats nearly 50 pounds of apples and apple products each year. There are many types of apples and apple products, but people have been eating apples for centuries. Apples have a place in American food culture and history.

Some of the most common apple products include applesauce, and apple juice. But there are many more.

Apples are often one of the few fruits available in early fall. They’re rich in vitamin A and C, which are both very beneficial for your immune system.

Apple trees are not able to produce apples until they reach a certain age.Apple trees are usually 4 or 5 years old before they have their first batch of apples on them.

This takes time, but it is worth the wait. The taste of the apple is largely determined by its growing conditions–the weather, soil quality and sunlight.

When is the last time you tasted a delicious apple?

Apple Drawing for Kids

Step 1: Outline the Apple

Outline the shape of the green apple by creating a rounded shape.

apple drawing for kids: step-1

Step 2: Add a Bite Mark

Let’s take a bite out of the delicious apple! Form bumpy lines on the apple to add a bite mark. Don’t forget to erase part of the rounded shape that intersects with the bumpy lines.

apple drawing for kids: step-2

Step 3: Draw the Stem

Draw a cylindrical shape on top of the fruit. Add a line curving upward where the stem grows out of.

apple drawing for kids: step-3

Step 4: Attach a Leaf

Form the shape of a leaf attached to the stem.

apple drawing for kids: step-4

Step 5: Draw the Midrib

Add a line on the leaf to create its midrib.

apple drawing for kids: step-5

Step 6: Complete the Drawing of an Apple

Let’s complete the drawing of our juicy, green apple! First, use a brown crayon to fill in the stem. Next, use a yellow crayon to color the inside of the apple. Use a dark green crayon to shade the leaf. Finally, take a light green crayon and fill in the rest of the apple.

apple drawing for kids: step-6

Let’s Make the Drawing More Fun!

Since we are taking a bite out of the apple, we need a place to put it down. Draw a plate below the apple for it to rest on.

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