How To Draw A Mountain: A Step-By-Step Process


Mountains are majestic structures. They make for scenic landscapes and are indefinitely enticing. They may be green, dry or covered in snow, but each has a beauty of its own. The beauty is so captivating that mountains are one of the first things kids love to draw.

So, how to draw a mountain in a way that it is unique? In this tutorial, MomJunction presents an easy mountain drawing for kids.

For a simple mountain drawing, you will need:

  • A blank canvas
  • Pencils
  • Sharpener
  • Eraser
  • Color pencils
  • Non-toxic crayons or watercolors

How To Draw A Mountain Step By Step?

Step 1: To draw a mountain, start by drawing a freehand triangle on a blank paper. Keep the triangle slightly curved at the top.

Step 2: Add another small triangle on the left of the first mountain, as shown in the picture.

Step 3: Now draw a bigger mountain on the right side of the already drawn mountains. The beauty of nature is that nothing is perfect. Therefore, the size and shape of your mountains can be imperfect too.

Step 3

Step 4: In this step, draw mountains in the background to make it look complete.

Step 4

Step 5: To complement your mountains drawing, add a sunrise to them. For drawing a sun, doodle a semicircle rising from the middle of the mountains. Follow the picture for reference.

Step 5

Step 6: Now, draw a few vertical lines on the top of the semi-circle, to appear as sun rays.

Step 6

Step 7: The drawing of a mountain and sunrise remains incomplete without clouds. So draw a freehand cloud on the left as presented in the picture.

Step 7

Step 8: Repeat drawing a cloud on the right side of the mountains pencil drawing.

Step 8

Step 9: In the final step, color the mountains in natural shades of brown and green, sun in yellow or orange and clouds in white and blue.

Step 9

It is easy to draw mountains and also real fun. If your kid enjoyed drawing mountains and would like to learn snowy mountains drawing or how to draw mountains in the background, let us know in the comments below.

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