Today we will show in detail how to draw a train for kids. With the help of an instruction, you will once again train artistic skills.
Especially for beginners, we have prepared an exciting lesson in which we will show you how to draw a train for kids step by step. The figure shows a locomotive and two passenger cars. This is a great object for drawing, because you will draw different geometric shapes, draw straight and curved lines.
This drawing is presented in a cartoon form, and you have probably seen such a train more than once in cartoons or in children’s books. It is very easy to draw such a train, and soon you will see for yourself. When you have fully mastered drawing a cartoon train, you can start drawing more realistic trains.
Now take your art supplies that you may need to complete this tutorial and start following all the steps in this tutorial in sequence, and we wish you success and good mood.
Time needed: 45 minutes
How to Draw a Train for Kids
- Draw the outer contours of each part of the train.
At the beginning of the drawing the outer contour of the locomotive and behind it draw two identical cars in the form of rectangles.
- Depict the top and bottom parts.
At the top and bottom of each element of the train, draw long narrow strips that have rounded ends.
- Sketch out the wheels.
Draw several even circles to depict the outer and inner contours of each wheel. Please note that on the locomotive one of the wheels has a larger size.
- Add the windows.
The windows are rectangular with rounded corners. Draw one window on the locomotive and draw three identical windows on each car.
- Add the rest of the elements.
In this step, you will add small elements on the roof and on the body of the locomotive. Also draw connecting lines between the cars and add a strip between the two wheels of the locomotive.
- Detail the surface of the train.
Draw several even horizontal lines on the surface of all the cars. Add a small element to the front of the locomotive.
- Correct inaccuracies.
Compare your drawing with our example and if you notice any mistakes, correct them at this stage.
- Color the drawing.
Use red, gray, black and different shades of blue to color the different parts of the train.
This was a fun step-by-step guide on how to draw a train for kids. Now you have gained useful skills that you can use in your future drawings. For example, you can draw such a train against the backdrop of nature or within the city.