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How to Draw a Perspective Landscape

How to draw a landscape for kids with perspective. The rows of trees and extra tall mountains work to exaggerate the point.

how to draw a landscape for kids
Vanishing Point drawing, finished with marker and crayons
Time lapse of Vanishing Point tutorial

This tutorial shows just how much space can be implied in your drawing, simply by paying attention to lines and scale. The road that narrows, and the trees that get smaller and smaller, all add up to a scene with a very distant look.

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Vanishing Point Coloring Page (click to download a PDF)


  • Draw a Landscape PDF tutorial (see above)
  • Drawing paper
  • Black Sharpie marker, fine tip
  • Crayons


Time needed: 1 hour.

How to Draw a Landscape for Kids

  1. Make guidelines. Draw horizon line.

  2. Draw the road.

  3. Add the center line.

  4. Draw two large trees.

  5. Draw two smaller trees.

  6. Add four smaller trees.

  7. Draw the mountains.

  8. Add clouds in the sky.

  9. Trace with marker and color.

More Landscape Projects

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City with One Point Perspective
Perspective Drawing Boardwalk
Perspective for Beginners
Draw a Lake Landscape

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