How To Draw An Island: Step 9

How to Draw an Island

Kids can learn how to draw an island by following the demonstration images in this simple lesson.

There are 9 easy steps to follow, children will enjoy creating their own island on paper. Also included is a downloadable version of this island drawing tutorial.

Perfect for art teachers and homeschoolers looking to teach kids how to draw an island.

Finally learn to draw picturesque sandy island following this tutorial at your own comfortable pace and having fun the entire time!


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

In this lesson, we will start with a new piece of paper and discover how to draw an island in 9 instructive steps. It is best to observe the proportions of each part of the island.

Time Needed: 30 minutes

  1. Outline The Stalk

    How To Draw An Island: Step 1

    Let’s first outline the stalk of the leaves by drawing curved lines branching out from one common point as shown.

  2. Form The Shape Of The Leaves

    How To Draw An Island: Step 2

    Next, form the shape of the leaves by making zigzag lines on both sides of each stalk.

  3. Draw The Trunks

    How To Draw An Island: Step 3

    Draw the trunks of each tree by making two long curved lines.

  4. Add Grass

    How To Draw An Island: Step 4

    Add grass below the trees by drawing pointy shapes.

  5. Add Texture To The Trunk

    How To Draw An Island: Step 5

    Add texture to the tree trunk by drawing evenly spaced curved lines.

  6. Form The Island

    How To Draw An Island: Step 6

    Form the island by drawing a wide semi-circle shape.

  7. Draw The Body Of Water

    How To Draw An Island: Step 7

    Let’s draw the body of water that surrounds this sandy island by creating wavy lines surrounding the island. Don’t forget to draw a horizontal line for the distant horizon.

  8. Add Clouds

    How To Draw An Island: Step 8

    Add clouds by creating bumpy rounded shapes.

  9. Complete The Island Drawing

    How To Draw An Island: Step 9

    Complete the island drawing by first coloring the leaves and grass with a green crayon. Next, shade the trunk with a brown crayon. Then, fill in the sand with a light brown crayon. Now, use a white crayon to color the clouds. Finally, color the water and the sky with different shades of blue.

How to Draw an Island 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 Island. 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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