How To Draw Cabbage: Step 6

How to Draw Cabbage

Young artists will have fun learning how to draw cabbage with 6 simple steps.

Everyone will like this simple step by step lesson for learning how to draw cabbage. This easy cabbage lesson is perfect for fairly young students looking to learn how to draw.

All drawing steps are included here which make it fun and simple to follow! Plan for this drawing to take about 20 minutes, but the art-making process can actually take more time if a background is drawn in addition to the subject matter.

Enjoy learning how to draw cabbage. Go beyond the lesson…don’t forget to add some personal details. It is time to get drawing!


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

In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to draw cabbage with basic drawing tools. Pay attention to the different sizes and shapes of each part of the cabbage. The pencil lines in each step is drawn blue so you can plainly see the current shapes that you should be drawing.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. First Outline The Cabbage

    How To Draw Cabbage: Step 1

    Draw a huge circle near the middle of your paper. This will become the initial shape of the cabbage head.

  2. Add Cabbage Leaves

    How To Draw Cabbage: Step 2

    Now we are going to add each layer of the cabbage’s leaves. Draw the first two below the circle.

  3. Add Curved Leaf

    How To Draw Cabbage: Step 3

    Then, add a smaller leaf behind the first two. The leaves should be curved and drawn so they look like they are wrapped around the cabbage head.

  4. Draw Final Leaves

    How To Draw Cabbage: Step 4

    Next, add more leaves surrounding the backside of the cabbage.

  5. Add Wrinkles & Ribs

    How To Draw Cabbage: Step 5

    Add small stem-like lines to each leaf. Cabbage leaves have sturdy ribs near their centers with smaller wrinkles stemming out from each rib.

  6. Shade Your Drawing

    How To Draw Cabbage: Step 6

    Cabbage can be grown in a variety of colors. Today I’ll be shading this cabbage with mostly green and yellow-green colors.

How to Draw Cabbage PDF Download

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