How to Draw a Cucumber

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

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

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Complete Cucumber drawing
Complete Cucumber drawing

Need more veggies on your plate? What about your sketchbook? This easy, step-by-step cucumber drawing is here to help.

Not only will you draw the entire cucumber fruit, but round slices as well. You will be using a lot of circles, ovals, and lines to draw your cucumber. You will also use teardrop shapes for the seeds.

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What can you do with your cucumber drawing? You can expand your skills by learning how to draw an entire salad. You can put them inside a mason jar to make pickles. Or, you can add them to a hamburger drawing or a sandwich.

For more easy and fun guides, see the How to Draw an Onion or Cauliflower Drawing tutorials.

Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Cucumber

How to Draw a Great Looking Cucumber for Kids, Beginners, and Adults - Step 1

Cucumber step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Begin by drawing a circle. Then, draw a curved line along one side, forming a narrow crescent shape. This is the sliced end of a cucumber.

Easy Cucumber Drawing - Step 2

Cucumber step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Draw teardrop shapes and "U" shaped lines in the middle of the slice. These are the cucumber seeds. Texture the edges with short curved lines.

Easy Cucumber Drawing - Step 3

Cucumber step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. Draw another round slice underneath the first. Enclose an oval shape around the bottom of the first slice. Then, draw a curved line from one side of the oval to the other. This gives the slice a three-dimensional appearance.

Easy Cucumber Drawing - Step 4

Cucumber step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Draw teardrop-shaped seeds and "U" shaped lines in the center of the second slice. Then, draw a third slice. Enclose a partial oval alongside the second slice. Then, draw a curved line from one side of the oval to the bottom of the second slice. This forms the three-dimensional side of the slice.

Easy Cucumber Drawing - Step 5

Cucumber step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Draw half of the sliced cucumber in the background. Enclose a partial oval behind the first and second slices. Then, extend a curved line from the side of the oval and double it back upon itself to outline the rest of the fruit.

Easy Cucumber Drawing - Step 6

Cucumber step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. Draw teardrop-shaped seeds and "V" shaped lines on the cut end of the cucumber. Texture the cucumber's skin with curved lines.

Easy Cucumber Drawing - Step 7

Cucumber step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Draw a long curved line, beginning the whole cucumber outline. Use a short line to enclose a small, round shape on one end. This is the naval or stem where the fruit was attached to the vine.

Add More Details to Your Cucumber Picture - Step 8

Cucumber step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. Draw an oval at the end of the line, indicating a cut end. Then, complete the cucumber outline with a straight line.

Complete the Outline of Your Cucumber Drawing - Step 9

Cucumber step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Draw teardrop-shaped seeds and "V" shaped lines on the cut end of the cucumber. Texture the edges of the cut end with short, wavy lines, and the skin of the fruit with long lines.

Your cucumber outline is complete.

Color Your Cucumber Drawing

Cucumber step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 11

Color your realistic cartoon cucumber. The skin is dark green, and the flesh is light green in color.

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