Learn how to draw a pretzel with this simple step-by-step tutorial. This instruction contains just nine easy steps.
In this tutorial, I will show you how to draw a pretzel. Undoubtedly, you will like this lesson, because drawing various goodies is always a pleasure. A pretzel is a bun that has a specific shape, similar to the number “8”.
This pastry is made from a long strip of dough that is folded into a beautiful shape. The pretzel looks very appetizing. This pastry has a golden-brown crust, a smooth shiny surface, and a little sprinkled with sesame seeds on top. You can see all this in the picture.
In this lesson, you will need to be able to make rounded lines, because the pretzel has a complex rounded shape. Be careful while completing the lesson. Try to draw the shape of the pretzel correctly. In fact, everything is easier than you think. If you consistently follow all the steps, you will get an even, beautiful pretzel.
Add shadows and highlights to make the pretzel look more realistic. To do this, I recommend that you use several shades of different intensities when painting.
- Coloring supplies
Time needed: 20 minutes.
How to Draw a Pretzel
- Draw an outer outline.
Using a smooth line draw the outline of the pretzel, the same shape as in the example.
- Depict the top of the pretzel.
To do this, sketch out two rounded lines at the top.
- Draw the second side of the upper curl.
At this stage, depict a smooth line at the top.
- Detail the left side of the pretzel.
Add another smooth line to draw the outline of the left curl.
- Depict the center curl.
Draw a smooth line from the top to the bottom right.
- Finish the center curl.
Sketch out one straight line to complete this curl.
- Add the second end of the pretzel.
Use two straight lines to draw the end of the second curl.
- Add details.
Depict a short, rounded line at the bottom.
- Color the pretzel.
Use a few shades of brown and paint light sesame grains.
The pretzel is ready! Hope you did your best and the pretzel looks very realistic and delicious. You can add other objects to your drawing. For example, you can draw a beautiful still life with a cup of tea and other sweets.