Below you’ll find an easy step-by-step tutorial for how to draw an Umbrella and an Umbrella Coloring Page. A few pre-printed dots on a downloadable template will help young ones draw this one with a side view.
Learning how to draw an umbrella is a fun thing to do on a rainy day, or any day for that matter. And if you have some help drawing one with a view like this, with just a little turn to the side, it becomes such a more interesting drawing!
This tutorial is a bit of a cross between a connect the dots, and a DIY project. My experience is that elementary students need a bit of help in setting up an evenly spaced octagon, but providing the entire shape doesn’t help them think things out. The solution? A template that you can print that has just the eight dots so their umbrella gets off to a good start, and the rest will be up to them. There’s a tutorial below for this solid color version, and another for the fancier pattern version further down on this page. I hope one of them is the perfect support for your students learning how to draw an umbrella!
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See below for this Umbrella Pattern project
Umbrella Coloring Page
Time Lapse drawing of an Umbrella
Materials for How to Draw an Umbrella
- Drawing Paper. This is the good stuff you can buy in bulk for a good price.
- 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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Step by Step Directions
Time needed: 45 minutes.
How to Draw an Umbrella
- Print dot template page.
- Connect outside the octagon.
- Connect dots to make an X.
- Draw another X.
- Start the shirt below.
- Add shorts or pants.
- Draw legs and boots.
- Add puddle, horizon and clouds,
- Trace with marker and color.