Kids can learn how to draw the grim reaper by following the demonstration images in this simple tutorial.
Sharpen a pencil and follow along with these clear 6 drawing steps. You’ll learn the basics for drawing the grim reaper.
This lesson only takes about 20 minutes and includes a pdf you can easily print or download. The pdf guide even contains a “coloring book” page with just the line art. This goes well with crayons, colored pencils, or markers. This is wonderful for very young kids looking for some extra guidance and simply looking to color in the grim reaper.
Get a thrill out of learning how to draw the grim reaper. Go beyond the lesson…don’t forget to add some unique details. Let’s get started.
- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- How to Draw the Grim Reaper Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
This lesson will teach you how to draw the grim reaper. We will draw attention to the shapes of each area and variety of contours created so that the drawing looks convincing.
Time Needed: 20 minutes
Outline The Opening Of The Hood
Start by drawing the opening of the grim reaper’s hood with a pointed oval shape.
Form The Cloak’s Hood
Next, form the pointed shape of the cloak similar to the illustration.
Add The Body
Now, add the body of the grim reaper covered in cloak by drawing a wavy pointed shape as shown.
Attach The Arms
First, form the curved shape of the arms of the cloak. Then, attach the grim reaper’s pointy hands.
Draw The Scythe
Draw Death’s scythe by first forming the long rod-like shape called the snath. Next, outline the curved shape of the blade. Then, draw a wavy line near the edge of the blade.
Complete The Grim Reaper Drawing
Now, let’s complete our drawing of the Angel of Death! First, shade the arms of the grim reaper and the opening of the hooded cloak with a black crayon. Next, use a dark blue crayon to shade the cloak. Now, color the snath of the scythe with a brown crayon. Then, shade the blade of the scythe with light and dark gray crayons.
How to Draw the Grim Reaper PDF Download
Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for How to Draw the Grim Reaper. 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!