How to Draw an Easy Train

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I have prepared a very useful lesson especially for you on how to draw an easy train. This guide has just nine simple steps.

a simple train drawing
how to draw an easy train step by step

In this tutorial, you will learn how to draw an easy train. I am sure you will enjoy this tutorial. The train is depicted in a cartoon style and you have probably seen such a cute train in cartoons or in pictures in children’s books. Here is the most simplified model showing the main parts of a locomotive.

This step-by-step tutorial is designed specifically for aspiring artists and therefore only the simplest elements have been used here. I think you will quickly complete this tutorial and be happy with the result.

This tutorial will require you to be able to draw geometric shapes. I recommend not using the tools at hand, but drawing on your own. This way, you will practice your drawing skills. To paint the train, you can use the colors that are suggested in this instruction, or you can use any other colors. In any case, I recommend that you choose the brightest shades.


  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Eraser
  • Coloring supplies

Time needed: 15 minutes.

How to Draw an Easy Train

  1. Draw the cylindrical part of the train.

    Depict a rectangular shape with a rounded side.easy simple train drawing

  2. Depict the crew compartment.

    To do this, draw a square to the cylindrical part.easy drawing of train

  3. Draw the outline of the bottom of the train.

    Use thin lines to define the boundaries of the bottom, leaving gaps for the wheels.easy train sketch

  4. Sketch out the wheels.

    The two front wheels are the same size and the third wheel is large.simple train drawing easy

  5. Draw the chimney.

    The pipe has a cylindrical shape. At the top and bottom of the pipe, draw two elongated ovals.train drawing easy

  6. Add details.

    Draw the roof of the crew cabin. Add some smoke.train drawing for kids

  7. Add more details.

    Draw a window, a door and separate the front of the cylinder.train drawing simple

  8. Detail the wheels.

    Add some circles inside each wheel.train drawing art

  9. Color the drawing.

    Use any bright colors to paint the upper part and paint the wheels gray.a simple train drawing

Download the PDF that contains a short version of the lesson. This will help you complete the drawing lesson whenever you want.

2 Responses

  1. Yes Or no wheel

    This is a great tutorial for kids! It’s easy to follow and the drawings are very cute.

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