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How to Draw a Cake

When you are ready to learn how to draw a cake that looks more dimensional, try this. Start with ovals and add curves to make your drawing look good enough to eat!

how to draw a cake

Tip: This would make a good drawing project for an art fundraiser service that offers custom greeting cards. What parent wouldn’t enjoy sending a birthday card with their own child’s drawing on it?


• Drawing paper
• Black marker
• Crayons


Prep: Print tutorial for each student.

  1. Draw guide lines on paper or fold in half to make creases.
  2. Students follow the tutorial to draw the cake in pencil.
  3. The cake is traced with a black marker.
  4. The cake is colored carefully with crayons.