Learn how to draw a bed and add a colorful quilt. Some puffy looking squares make it look extra cozy.
If your students know how to draw a side view of a bed, and you’d like them to think more dimensionally, then this new bed tutorial might be just what you need. It has an interesting three-quarter point of view, but the shapes are still pretty simple and easy to draw. A colorful quilt with big puffy squares emphasizes the dimensional look.
Students may be aware that an interest in drawing houses could lead to becoming an architect, but do they know about the wide world of product design? If they like to dream up new things, like furniture, then they might consider learning more about the world of product design. It’s pretty broad and covers a ton of career opportunities.
- How to Draw a Bed (click to open a PDF)
- Drawing paper
- Black marker
Time needed: 35 minutes.
How to Draw a Bed
- Draw a rectangle at the angle shown.
- Add two tall posts with circles on top.
- Draw the two short legs on the other end.
- Add lines for headboard and mattress.
- Draw a blanket shape around the mattress.
- Erase gray lines and add a pillow.
- Erase gray lines and draw 3 quilt seam lines.
- Add a quilt fold under the pillow and finish
with the rest of the quilt lines.
- Trace with a marker and color.