In this drawing lesson you will learn how to draw a light bulb. This is another lesson about everyday objects.
In this guide, I would like to tell you how to draw a light bulb step by step. This is a common light bulb, which is constantly used in everyday life and which is located in many lighting devices. You will easily draw this man-made light source and see that this is a very simple lesson. As a result, you will have a good time and gain useful skills that may come in handy in the future.
An ordinary electric light bulb consists of a few simple elements that you can easily draw step by step. The bulb consists of a round-shaped glass ball. The electrodes and filament are placed inside. There is a metal base at the bottom of the bulb. You can see the light bulb in the table lamp.
Follow all drawing steps, be careful at each step of drawing to get a good result. So, prepare all the necessary materials for drawing and start working.
- Coloring supplies
Time needed: 20 minutes.
How to Draw a Light Bulb
- Start drawing the glass bulb.
To do this step, you have to draw a circle, placing it at the top of the drawing.
- Draw the bottom of the bulb.
Below the previously drawn circle draw two straight lines parallel to each other.
- Complete the drawing of the glass part of the bulb.
Connect the bottom ends of the previously drawn straight lines with a straight horizontal line.
- Add an element at the bottom of the bulb.
To do this you have to draw a small semicircle at the bottom of the bulb.
- Start drawing the metal base of the bulb.
In the middle of the bulb’s narrow part add two same straight horizontal lines and connect them.
- Continue drawing the base of the bulb.
Below the previously drawn figure add a straight line and two rounded lines.
- Draw the electrodes and filament.
Inside the bulb, draw two curved lines, and between them draw a wavy line.
- Erase unnecessary lines.
Use an eraser to remove auxiliary lines that appeared during the drawing process.
- Color the drawing.
Color the top of the bulb beige and the bottom of the bulb blue and gray.
The light bulb is ready! Now you know how to draw this man-made light source. Share your impressions of this lesson in the comments. I would be glad to get feedback from you. Finally, I suggest you download a short version of the lesson as a PDF file. This makes the lesson available to you at any time.