How to Draw a Drought

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

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

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Complete Drought drawing
Complete Drought drawing

A drought is a weather condition where rainfall is scarce, causing the land to dry out. Learn how to draw a drought with a few coloring tools.

People and animals find it hard to live in droughts because they have limited water access. Plants dry up, and the ground hardens so that people can't grow more. Sometimes, people have no choice but to move away.

Fortunately, you can learn about this weather condition without actually experiencing a drought by drawing his cartoon.

Scroll down for a downloadable PDF of this tutorial.

You'll use jagged and squiggly lines to make the trees and dry ground look realistic. At the end, you'll only need a circle for the sun.

Afterward, test your new skills by drawing another cartoon landscape, such as a mountain range drawing.

For more easy and fun guides, see the How to Draw a Flood or Cute Rainbow and Clouds Drawing tutorials.

Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Drought

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

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1. Draw a squiggly line near the left side of the page. Take the line downward into a vertical line, then sketch a smaller squiggly line to start the root. Add a flatter squiggly line underneath.

Use a similar process to outline the left root with an uneven triangle. This should look similar to this cartoon drawing guide of willow tree roots.

Easy Drought Drawing - Step 2

step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Sketch two crooked, loosely parallel lines that end in a point for the bottom branch. Repeat the process for the next branch with two points instead of one. Sketch a long, crooked line that forms a loose dome over these shapes.

Draw more uneven lines on top with three narrow triangles pointing outward.

Easy Drought Drawing - Step 3

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3. Repeat the previous step with vertical lines for the last branch. Sketch an uneven horizontal line that reaches the other side of the page.

Easy Drought Drawing - Step 4

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4. Outline the cracks in the soil with crooked, blocky lines that resemble lightning. Don't worry about matching the picture exactly.

Easy Drought Drawing - Step 5

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5. Repeat the previous step to draw more cracks in the soil.

Easy Drought Drawing - Step 6

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6. Repeat the previous step to draw the rest of the cracks, showing that the soil is dry and weathered.

Easy Drought Drawing - Step 7

step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Draw three blocky hook shapes that overlap in the background. Sketch two lines inside this shape.

Add More Details to Your Drought Picture - Step 8

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8. Repeat this process on the right. Make the shape point in the opposite direction.

Complete the Outline of Your Drought Drawing - Step 9

step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Sketch a circle in the sky with curved lines radiating outward for the sun.

Color Your Drought Drawing

Drought step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 11

Finally, outline your cartoon drought picture with black ink. Use lines of varying thickness for the cracks to make them more realistic. Color the ground light brown with dark brown for the tree, reddish-brown for the hills, blue for the sky and pale yellow for the sun.

Use different shades to add shadows to everything, including the cracks on the ground.

For more great landscape drawing tutorials, see the collection of Beginner Landscape Drawing Tutorials.

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