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How to Draw a Cloud

In this drawing guide we will tell you how to draw a cloud. This is a very short lesson, but you can draw a very nice sketch.

How to draw a cloud
how to draw a cloud step by step

This lesson on how to draw a cloud belongs to the category of the easiest lessons on my site and I am sure that even the youngest artist will be able to cope with the task.

Clouds are an important part of landscape drawings. After painting a landscape with a valley, mountains, and trees, you can make it even more beautiful by adding clouds to it.

In reality, clouds are white, but I decided to paint the cloud drawing light blue to make it stand out against the white background. But if you are painting a landscape with a blue sky, then it is better to leave the clouds white.

So, that was the theory, and it’s time to start practicing!


  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Eraser
  • Coloring supplies

Time needed: 15 minutes

How to Draw a Cloud

  1. Draw the top of the cloud.

    This part of the cloud consists of a large number of curved lines of various sizes.
    cloud drawing lesson

  2. Draw the bottom of the cloud.

    This part is similarly composed of a large number of short, curved lines.
    cloud drawing tutorial

  3. Detail the cloud.

    Using a large number of short, curved lines draw the texture of the cloud.
    How to draw a cloud for kids

  4. Color the cloud.

    You can color the cloud light blue, or leave it white if you painted the cloud against a blue sky.
    How to draw a cloud

The cloud drawing tutorial has come to an end. If you liked this instruction, then let me know about it in the comments. In addition, do not forget to follow me on social networks such as Pinterest and YouTube. Also don’t forget to download and print the PDF version of this tutorial, which includes instruction steps, a coloring page, tracing worksheet, and grid drawing worksheet.

How to Draw an Easy Cloud

The cloud is a collection of tiny water droplets in the atmosphere. Clouds can have different shapes. The figure shows a small round cloud. If you complete this lesson, you will acquire useful skills that will definitely come in handy when creating any landscape where the sky will be depicted. You can draw such clouds in all your subsequent drawings.

Freehand lines are allowed in this tutorial, and the shape of the cloud may differ slightly from my example. The main thing is to remember the sequence of steps in order to quickly and easily draw such a cloud in the future.

how to draw an easy cloud step by step

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