Nothing beats a slice of a sweet watermelon on a hot summer day! Actually, a bite of a juicy watermelon is refreshing at any time of the day, and any day of the year.
With its distinct flavor and smell, watermelon is definitely a favorite fruit of many people of all ages.
Because of its distinct appearance and vibrant colors, many of our readers have found watermelons very interesting to draw.
This has created a huge demand for a free watermelon drawing tutorial. Now, you’ve asked for it, so we delivered. Thus, we have created a step-by-step tutorial on how to draw a watermelon, summarized in 9 quick and easy steps.
What’s more, each instruction comes with an illustration to make it a lot easier for you to follow the steps one by one.
Have a good time drawing a mouthwatering watermelon!
What's in this Blog Post
- How to Draw a Watermelon — Let’s get started!
- Step 1
- Step 2 — Create the Shape of the Watermelon
- Step 3 — Add the Dimensions of the Watermelon
- Step 4 — Next, Draw the Watermelon’s Seeds
- Step 5 — Afterwards, Draw the Left Eyebrow
- Step 6 — Complete the Watermelon’s Eyebrows
- Step 7 — Put a Wide Smile on the Watermelon
- Step 8 — Next, Draw the Watermelon’s Left Eye
- Step 9 — Finalize the Watermelon’s Both Eyes
- Your Watermelon Drawing is Complete!
How to Draw a Watermelon — Let’s get started!
Start by drawing a triangle shape with a round bottom. This forms the outline of the shape of the watermelon.
As you can see in the illustration, the outline of the watermelon is slightly off-center. It is a bit more on the left side, and that’s okay!
This leaves sufficient space for the dimensions of the watermelon, which we’ll be drawing later on.
Step 2 — Create the Shape of the Watermelon
Expand the shape of the watermelon by creating the dimensions on its right side. Simply draw a diagonal line with a curved line at the bottom parallel to the outline that we drew in the previous step.
Keep in mind that only the right side and the bottom part of the outline should have dimensions, leaving out its left side flat.
Step 3 — Add the Dimensions of the Watermelon
Draw a curve near the edge of the curved line that we drew previously. Don’t forget to add a tilted square shape on the corner on the right side.
This creates the illusion of dimensions, making the watermelon appear 3D and realistic!
Step 4 — Next, Draw the Watermelon’s Seeds
Add the seeds scattered all over the surface of the watermelon. The seeds can be formed by simply drawing a tiny standing oval shape with a pointed bottom edge.
Keep drawing the same shape on the watermelon until you reach the desired amount of seeds. That means, you can make as many—or as few—seeds as you want!
Make sure to leave out enough space in the middle for the watermelon’s facial features, which we’ll be drawing in the following steps.
Step 5 — Afterwards, Draw the Left Eyebrow
Draw a curved line on the left side of the middle part of the watermelon.
This forms the arched left eyebrow.
Step 6 — Complete the Watermelon’s Eyebrows
Repeat the previous step on the opposite side of the watermelon’s “face”. This creates the right eyebrow of the watermelon, thus completing its pair or arched eyebrows.
Try to make the eyebrows as uniform and aligned as possible.
Step 7 — Put a Wide Smile on the Watermelon
Draw a U-shaped curve at the bottom of the watermelon’s “face”. Then, draw a slightly curved line right above the U-shaped curve we drew just now.
This closes off the figure and finalizes the huge grin of the watermelon.
At this point, the watermelon in your drawing should now look extremely happy!
Step 8 — Next, Draw the Watermelon’s Left Eye
Draw a perfect circle shape right underneath the left eyebrow. This outlines the left eye of the watermelon.
Then, draw a small circle and two diamond or star shapes within the eye. Afterwards, shade the entire eye while leaving out the figures inside unshaded.
This creates a dramatic “sparkling eyes” effect, making the watermelon look even more adorable!
Step 9 — Finalize the Watermelon’s Both Eyes
Repeat the previous step underneath the opposite eyebrow to create the right eye. After finishing this step, both the left and the right eye of the watermelon should now be complete!
And there you have it—an adorable, happy-looking piece of watermelon! All it’s missing is a splash of colors to make it colorful! Imagine how beautiful this artwork would be with vibrant colors!
Now that we’ve successfully drawn a watermelon, it’s finally time for the most exciting part, which is coloring the drawing!
Take this opportunity to showcase your artistic skills, especially your ability to mix and match various colors!
As we all know, watermelons have dark green rind and pink flesh on the inside. You can opt to color the watermelon exactly how they look like or use a unique set of colors!
We recommend doing the latter so you can further customize your artwork and make it vibrant!
Enjoy playing with colors and watch as the watermelon ultimately comes to life!
Your Watermelon Drawing is Complete!
Hopefully, you have fun drawing a watermelon with this step-by-step drawing tutorial. What kind of fruit would you like to learn how to draw next? Let us know and we’ll do our best to create a drawing tutorial for it!
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As soon as you finish drawing and coloring the watermelon, don’t forget to take a picture of your artwork!
You must be proud of yourself for finishing such a masterpiece, so make sure to share it on our Facebook page and Pinterest!
We’re excited to see your delightful watermelon drawing!