This tutorial is about how to draw a Pyramid, a historical monument, for kids and novices. The pyramids of Egypt are world-famous located near the Nile River.

Many civilizations in the world as Mesopotamia, Egypt, Sudan, Nigeria, Greece, Spain, China have pyramids. Each has a different variety of pyramid but they cover a large area on the ground and become smaller on top as moving upward. Few pyramids are like steps, moving upward forming a triangular shape.

In this tutorial, there is a landscape of a pyramid and a pencil sketch of the pyramid step by step illustrated below. Take out your paper, pencil, and begin your Pyramid drawing. Also, see how to draw a beach, how to draw a mountain.

How to Draw a Pyramid Landscape

Step 1: Draw a simple triangle with all sides equal to form the front of the pyramid.

Ho to draw a pyramid

Step 2: For the 3d effect of the pyramid draw another triangle alongside the first one.

Ho to draw a pyramid

Step 3: Draw a circle partially hidden from the pyramid depicting the sun, add few random lines around it for the heat.

Ho to draw a pyramid

Step 4: Draw a straight line on the top of the pyramid, this will depict the layers.

 

Ho to draw a pyramid

Step 5: Keep drawing a few more horizontal lines all over the front part of the pyramid, after that draw vertical lines in between the horizontal lines.

 

Ho to draw a pyramid

Step 6: Draw diagonal and straight-line matching with the front part of the pyramid, draw the same brick pattern.

Ho to draw a pyramid

Step 7: Continue drawing horizontal and vertical lines till the end of the pyramid.

Ho to draw a pyramid

Step 8: On the back of the pyramid draw a horizon line going from the sun. Erase the bottom part of the sun to make it dip in the horizon refer to the below-given illustration.

Ho to draw a pyramid

Step 9: Draw clouds in the sky as we did in the image below.

Ho to draw a pyramid

Step 10: Color your drawing accordingly, use different shades of colors for it.

 

Ho to draw a pyramid

 

How to Draw a Pyramid

Step 1: Draw a triangle of irregular shape using a ruler. You can do it without a ruler too, as I always promote less use of tools. This structure will work as a base for your drawing.

How to draw pyramid

Step 2: Draw a lateral surface for the pyramid by drawing another triangle with 2 simple lines.

How to draw pyramid

Step 3: Pyramids are plastered and with time it collapsed, in this step, we will draw the remained pieces of the plaster. For this draw, an angled wavy line on the top of the pyramid and at the bottom also draw a horizon line.

How to draw pyramid

Step 4: At this stage draw brick on the top of and in the rest of the areas draw the random straight textured lines. Refer to the image given for your reference.

How to draw pyramid

Step 5: Drawing is complete up to this step but you can give more definition and volume to the pyramid, do this with the hatching method and shading. Also, keep in mind the horizon, finish it with sand and shadows of the drawing.

How to draw pyramid

 

Facts you must know Pyramids of Egypt:

  1. Pyramids have a geometric shape and can be a trilateral, quadrilateral, or any polygon shape.
  2. Pyramids are situated in Egypt  just near the city Giza, thus they are called as Pyramids of Giza
  3. They were built under the rule of King Tut.
  4. The height of the Great Pyramid of Giza is about $81 feet.
  5. It required 2.5 million stone blocks to cut, moved, and positioned to build a pyramid,

How to draw a pyramid

How to draw a pyramid

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