How to draw an umbrella

Grid step

You can print out the base construction lines and start drawing on tracing paper or you can draw the grid layout yourself using the following steps… Show more

1) Draw a rectangle that will define the conditional proportions and boundaries of the chosen drawing.
2) From the middle of the rectangle, draw one vertical and one horizontal line equally dividing the shape.
3) Draw another horizontal line equally dividing the upper half of the rectangle. Similarly, draw a horizontal line equally dividing the bottom half of the rectangle.
4) Draw a vertical line equally dividing the left half of the rectangle. Similarly, draw a vertical line equally dividing the right half of the rectangle.

Step 1

Mark off the width and height of the umbrella. Define with light lines its general proportions. Draw a guideline for it.

Step 2

Define with an oval an opened umbrella canopy. Add a semicircle for its handle.

Step 3

Draw the general shape of the umbrella.

Step 4

Add spokes.

Step 5

Delineate smooth lines to indicate the shape of the canopy.

Step 6

Outline an oval for stretchers and a shaft.

Step 7

Draw the stretchers and spoke tips.

Step 8

Contour the umbrella, trying to vary the blackness and thickness of the line. Add some details and the floor. Erase all guidelines.

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Lena London
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