How to Draw a Cafe

Learn how to draw a great looking Cafe with easy, step-by-step drawing instructions, and video tutorial.

By following the simple steps, you too can easily draw a perfect Cafe.

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Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Cafe

How to Draw a Great Looking Cafe for Kids and Beginners - Step 1

Cafe step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Begin the cafe outline by outlining the structure of the building. Use straight lines to sketch an incomplete rectangle with no top. Draw an arched doorway on one side and a rectangular window on the other.

Draw another, smaller rectangle inside the first to form the window frame. Then, draw straight vertical and horizontal lines that cross perpendicularly to form the window panes. Lastly, draw a horizontal line along the bottom of the building.

Easy Cafe Drawing - Step 2

Cafe step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Draw the roof of the cartoon coffee shop. Enclose a trapezoid shape, the bottom of which is scalloped with "U" shaped lines. Above this, draw a narrow rectangle. Finally, enclose a half circle at the very top. Decorate the door with a small circular knob, a square panel, and an arched panel.

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Easy Cafe Drawing - Step 3

Cafe step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. Draw straight lines along the roof. Draw a chair out front, erasing as necessary. Use rounded rectangles for the back and seat of the chair, and narrow rectangles for the legs and connecting the back and seat. Begin drawing a second chair.

Easy Cafe Drawing - Step 4

Cafe step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Complete the second chair with a rounded parallelogram seat and narrow rectangular legs. Then, draw a bistro table between them. Begin with the triangular base and the straight, parallel lines of the single leg.

Easy Cafe Drawing - Step 5

Cafe step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Draw an oval for the tabletop, with a narrow vertical rectangle on top of it. Then, enclose a rounded triangle with two sets of "U" shaped, scalloped lines. This is the umbrella.

Easy Cafe Drawing - Step 6

Cafe step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. Detail the umbrella with curved lines. Then, draw a sign out front, erasing as necessary. Draw a large rectangle with a right triangle behind it.

Easy Cafe Drawing - Step 7

Cafe step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Draw a potted plant near the door, erasing as necessary. Use curved lines for the trapezoidal pot, and a series of "U" shaped lines to enclose the shrub. Begin the background with a straight horizon line and cloud-like shrubbery formed using connected, curved lines.

Add More Details to Your Cafe Picture - Step 8

Cafe step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. Write the word "Cafe" in big, curving letters on the semicircular sign on top of the cafe. Draw a tree in the background, using straight lines for the trunk and connected, curved lines for the crown.

Complete the Outline of Your Cafe Drawing - Step 9

Cafe step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Complete your cafe outline by sketching clouds in the sky and writing on the sign. Draw a coffee cup and some squiggly lines to indicate writing.

Color Your Cafe Drawing

Cafe step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 11

Color your cartoon coffee shop. You can use bright colors to make it charming and cheerful.

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Learn More About The Cafe Drawing

Do you like to go out for coffee with friends? You can learn how to draw a cafe and breathe life into any cityscape.

The coffee shop has a long history. Coffee houses date back to at least the 1600s. They were places "to gather, socialize, and share ideas," as they still are today.

Did you know? Long ago, coffee shops were illegal in many parts of the world. This was because they allowed people from all backgrounds to interact as equals. But coffee shop equality prevailed, and many famous books and ideas were born over shared cups of coffee.

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When you go to a coffee shop, what do you order? Coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and baked goods such as cookies or croissants are common options.

You might even go for a Starbucks frappuccino. Fuel your day with this cartoon coffee shop outline!

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