Learn how to draw a volleyball with an easy step by step tutorial. A marker and one light gray crayon can make it look a lot like the real thing.
Learning how to draw a volleyball is a wonderful way for students to learn how to turn a basic circle into something that looks round and dimensional. (Note: Elements of Art use LINES to give something FORM!) Afterwards, you can add a slight shadow around those black lines with a light gray crayon. Instant subtle shadow!
The game of volleyball, originally called “mintonette,” was invented in 1895 by William G. Morgan. Morgan, a graduate of the Springfield College of the YMCA, designed the game to be a combination of basketball, baseball, tennis, and handball. It’s come a long way as it is now one of the big five international sports with its 220 affiliated national federations, is the largest international sporting federation in the world.
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- Pencils. I like how this brand always makes nice dark lines.
- Black Marker. A permanent marker will give you a dark black color.
- Crayons. The larger packs are nice for more color choices.
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How to Draw a Volleyball Directions
Time needed: 25 minutes.
How to Draw a Volleyball Step by Step
- Draw or trace a circle.
- Place a small dot as shown.
- Draw three sections lines as shown.
- Finish bottom section as shown.
- Add a curved line inside the top right.
- Add two curved lines in the bottom.
- Add two more curved lines on the left.
- Draw a floor line.
- Trace with a marker and color.