Pickaxe Drawing: Step 6

Pickaxe Drawing

Need to demonstrate to a grade schooler how to draw a pickaxe drawing?

Sharpen a pencil and follow along with these basic 6 drawing steps. You will learn the basics for drawing a pickaxe.

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 pairs perfectly with crayons or markers. It’s useful for very young kids looking for some extra guidance and are looking to fill in a pickaxe.

Trying to learn to draw is much more fun when you have a easy-to-understand lesson to follow. Let’s get drawing!


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

In today’s lesson, we are going to discover how to draw a pickaxe drawing on paper. The shape and proportion of each part will be highlighted in each step of the lesson. Note that the blue outlines are used to show the new shapes being drawn in each in each of the steps.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Form The Handle

    Pickaxe Drawing: Step 1

    Form the long rod-shaped handle of the pickaxe.

  2. Draw The Pickaxe Head

    Pickaxe Drawing: Step 2

    Draw the pickaxe head attached to the top part of the handle.

  3. Attach The Pick

    Pickaxe Drawing: Step 3

    Draw the long pointed shape of the pick connected to the right side of the pickaxe head.

  4. Form The Adze

    Pickaxe Drawing: Step 4

    Form the triangular-like outline of the adze attached to the left side of the pickaxe head.

  5. Add The Texture

    Pickaxe Drawing: Step 5

    Draw short straight lines on the handle of the pickaxe to add a wooden texture to it.

  6. Complete The Pickaxe Drawing

    Pickaxe Drawing: Step 6

    Let’s add some color to our drawing of a pickaxe! First, color the handle with an orange crayon. Next, color the pickaxe head with shades of gray.

Pickaxe Drawing PDF Download

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

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