How to Draw a Star

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In this drawing tutorial, you will learn how to draw a star. Here I will be showing the process of drawing a five-pointed star.

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This guide on how to draw a star will be very useful for young artists because it will help them learn how to create straight lines. In addition, it will help them learn how to create proportional patterns.

To learn how to do this, you need to draw a star without the help of a ruler or other devices. If at some point you make a mistake, then just erase the lines and redraw it again.

To check the proportionality of your drawing of a star, you can look at it through a mirror or move some distance from the sheet of paper.

So, grab all the art supplies you need in front of you, and let’s get started!


  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Eraser
  • Coloring supplies

Time needed: 20 minutes

How to Draw a Star

  1. Draw the first two lines.

    These two lines should look like the letter A without a center horizontal line.
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  2. Add two more lines.

    Draw the diagonal line first, then the horizontal line. All lines must be the same length.
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  3. Add the last line of the star.

    Let me remind you that you can check the proportionality of your drawing by looking at it in the mirror.
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  4. Erase the guidelines.

    Also try to find all possible proportion mistakes and correct them.
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  5. Color the star drawing.

    I decided to paint my star drawing yellow, but you can of course choose any other color.
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It was a star drawing tutorial, or more precisely, a five-pointed star. You can use this knowledge to draw, for example, a starry sky or a Christmas tree.

Now is the time to download and print the PDF version of this guide. There you will find all the stages of the instructions, as well as a coloring page, tracing worksheet, and a grid drawing worksheet.

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