How To Draw The Washington Monument: Step 6

How to Draw the Washington Monument

Learn how to draw the Washington Monument by following along with this helpful drawing guide.

Enjoy this simple step by step lesson for learning how to draw the Washington Monument. This easy Washington Monument instruction guide is perfect for young kids looking to get started with drawing.

All drawing steps are included here which make it fun and easy to follow! Plan for this drawing to last about 20 minutes, but the drawing process may actually take longer if a background is created as well.

Finally learn to draw your very own Independence day by following this lesson at your own pace. Have fun!

Materials

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

We will complete a drawing of the Washington Monument by creating one section at a time. The drawing will take 6 steps to complete as we continue to create each part moving closer to the completed artwork. The completed drawing will be detailed with color resulting in a work of art you can be proud of!

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Outline The Monument & Pool

    How To Draw The Washington Monument: Step 1

    Begin by drawing the Washington Monument towards the background with the pool in front similar to the illustration. The Washington Monument is an obelisk.

  2. Add Water

    How To Draw The Washington Monument: Step 2

    Then, add some ripples to the water. Also draw the monument reflecting in the water.

  3. Draw The Trees

    How To Draw The Washington Monument: Step 3

    Surround the water feature with tree trunks and branches.

  4. Add The Leaves

    How To Draw The Washington Monument: Step 4

    Draw the groups of leaves that top each tree.

  5. Draw The Clouds

    How To Draw The Washington Monument: Step 5

    Complete your line drawing by drawing some clouds behind this historical site.

  6. Color Your Drawing

    How To Draw The Washington Monument: Step 6

    Grab your crayons and color your Washington Monument drawing.

How to Draw the Washington Monument 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 Washington Monument. 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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