Scythe Drawing: Step 6

Scythe Drawing

Learn how to make a scythe drawing!!!

Have fun with this simple step by step lesson for learning how to draw a scythe. This easy scythe instruction guide is perfect for young children looking to get started with drawing.

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 created as well.

Get a thrill out of creating a colorful scythe drawing and remember to add some unique touches. Now let’s get started.


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

In today’s guided lesson, we will learn how to draw a scythe drawing on paper. The shape and proportion of each of the drawn parts will be considered in each step of the lesson. Take notice that the blue lines are used to show the newest shapes being drawn in each in each of the steps.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Outline The Blade

    Scythe Drawing: Step 1

    First, form the pointed shape of the scythe’s blade. Then, add a wavy outline on the sharp end of the blade.

  2. Draw The Snath

    Scythe Drawing: Step 2

    Draw the long rod-like handle called the snath.

  3. Form The Tang

    Scythe Drawing: Step 3

    Draw two diagonal lines to form the scythe’s tang which connects the blade to the handle.

  4. Attach The Upper Grip

    Scythe Drawing: Step 4

    Form a short rod-like shape attached to the end of the handle to form the upper grip.

  5. Add The Lower Grip

    Scythe Drawing: Step 5

    Add a rod-shaped outline in the middle of the handle to form the lower grip. Make sure to erase parts of the handle that overlap with the grip.

  6. Complete The Scythe Drawing

    Scythe Drawing: Step 6

    Let’s get creative by adding some color to our drawing of a scythe! First, color the blade with shades of gray. Next, fill in the tang with a darker shade of gray. Now, fill in the handle and grips with a brown crayon.

Scythe Drawing PDF Download

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