Here’s how to draw vegetables and include their root system at the same time. You can even include a worm or two and a butterfly!
Drawing diagrams for plants, especially root-based vegetables, needn’t be dull and boring. In fact, they can make quite a colorful and interesting work of art. (Who needs one more boring black and white sheet to label?)
This tutorial shows students how to draw some vegetables pretty realistically (including the worms!) but keeps those different leaves as manageable as possible too.
- Draw Vegetables PDF Tutorial (click to download)
- Drawing paper*
- Black Sharpie marker, fine tip*
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Time needed: 45 minutes.
How to Draw Vegetables
- Draw the ground line.
- Draw a turnip as shown in the middle.
- Add a beet shape way to the left.
- Add a carrot shape way to the right.
- Add a smaller carrot centered on the left.
- Add a radish shape centered on the right.
- Erase the ground lines inside each vegetable.
- Add worms below, and butterfly and sky above.
- Trace with a marker and color.