Melon Drawing: Step 6

Melon Drawing

Learn how to make a melon drawing.

Follow along with these clear 6 drawing steps. You will learn the basics for drawing a melon.

This lesson only takes about 20 minutes and has a PDF near the bottom of the lesson you can easily print or download. The pdf lesson even contains a coloring-book-like page with just the line art. This accompanies perfectly with crayons or markers. It’s useful for very young kids requiring extra guidance and are looking to shade in a melon.

Finally learn to draw your very own fruit by following this lesson at your own speed. …and now for the melon drawing lesson…


  • Pencil
  • Drawing Paper
  • Crayons or Colored Pencils
  • Black Marker (optional)
  • Melon Drawing Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
Melon Drawing: All Steps

The goal is to arrive at a finished drawing of a melon by creating one area at a time. This project will take 6 steps in total as we continue to draw each part moving closer to the finished work of art. The final work of art will be perfected with color making it a work of art you will want to share with friends!

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Draw The Melon Outline

    Melon Drawing: Step 1

    Draw a big circle on the right side of your paper. This will become the outer shape of the melon fruit.

  2. Add The Stem

    Melon Drawing: Step 2

    Now draw a stem on the top of the melon’s circle.

  3. Add The Cut Portion Of The Melon

    Melon Drawing: Step 3

    Then, draw a small curved shape over the left side of the big melon. This will be the sweet juicy inside of a melon wedge.

  4. Complete The Melon Slice

    Melon Drawing: Step 4

    Add larger curved lines to complete the melon slice.

  5. Add Melon Texture

    Melon Drawing: Step 5

    Add criss-cross lines to the melon skin. This texture is characteristic of a cantaloupe melon.

  6. Complete Your Drawing

    Melon Drawing: Step 6

    Grab your coloring tools and shade in the melon and it’s sliced wedge!

Melon Drawing PDF Download

Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for Melon Drawing. 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!


Melons are the type of fruit that is considered a summer fruit. They are usually of green, orange, or yellow color with a thick outer rind. While the rind is rarely eaten, the sweet inside is commonly eaten raw.

The flesh inside is usually sweet and juicy….mmmm!

When was the last time you ate melon?

People all over the world enjoy this fruit for its many health benefits. The vitamin C present in melon improves skin health, helps metabolism function better and is also good for digestion. This fruit is also high in potassium, an important mineral that helps regulate blood pressure and heart rate.

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