How To Draw A Mountain? A Step-By-Step Tutorial For Kids

Trees and the mountains are the first things children try to draw while beginning their artistic stint. Mountains are giant landforms rising above the sea’s surface, typically in the form of a peak. If your child wants to learn how to draw a mountain, you are at the right place.

Mountains are majestic and scenic. They can be dry, covered in snow, or lush green. In this post, we have come up with a tutorial to help your child draw mountains easily.

To draw a mountain, you will need:

  • A blank canvas
  • Pencils, sharpener, and eraser
  • Color pencils
  • Watercolors or non-toxic crayons

How To Draw A Mountain:  Easy Step By Step Guide

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

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

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

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.

Children may become really eager to know how to draw a mountain, especially when they have just seen one in real or in pictures or movies. This step-by-step tutorial shows you the easiest way to help your child in their artistic journey. Tweak the steps to create snowy mountains or one with greenery.

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Harshita Makvana

Harshita is a graduate in commerce and holds a PG Diploma in Patent and Copyrights Law from NALSAR University. She has also pursued CA and has more than three years of internship experience in auditing. Her love for travelling has taken her to various parts of the world, and writing the travelogues was what brought out her love for content writing.... more