How to Draw a Sombrero

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

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Complete Sombrero drawing
Complete Sombrero drawing

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The word sombrero means "hat" in Spanish. It can refer to any hat, but specifically, a sombrero is a "broad-brimmed high-crowned hat made of felt or straw."

Sombreros are easy to draw. The hat itself is a series of curved lines. Then, it is decorated with circles, triangles, and diamond shapes.

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Did you know? Over time, the sombrero style was modified and the cowboy hat was born. Learn how to draw a cowboy hat.

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Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Sombrero

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

Sombrero step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Begin the sombrero outline by drawing a long, wavy line. This begins the wide brim of the hat. Above it, extend a line and double it back on itself in a "U" shape. This is the hat's tall crown.

Easy Sombrero Drawing - Step 2

Sombrero step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Extend a long curved line from the base of the crown. Let it pass around the line of the brim, and then under it. Allow it to connect to the brim on the opposite side.

Easy Sombrero Drawing - Step 3

Sombrero step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. Draw a pair of curved lines across the brim of the hat, forming a striped decoration.

Easy Sombrero Drawing - Step 4

Sombrero step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Draw another curved line below the first pair. Then, draw a zig-zag line between them, forming a pattern of triangles on the hat's crown.

Easy Sombrero Drawing - Step 5

Sombrero step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Draw a curved line below the pattern of shapes, parallel to the previous lines. This forms another stripe. Then, draw a smaller triangle inside each of the inverted triangles. Inside each of the upright triangles, draw a small circle.

Easy Sombrero Drawing - Step 6

Sombrero step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. Decorate the brim of the sombrero. Draw a curved line parallel to the edge of the brim, both on the far and near sides of the hat.

Easy Sombrero Drawing - Step 7

Sombrero step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Continue to decorate the hat's brim. Below the stripe, draw a pattern consisting of alternating circles and diamonds.

Add More Details to Your Sombrero Picture - Step 8

Sombrero step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. Continue drawing the pattern on the hat's brim, drawing one diamond and circle after another.

Complete the Outline of Your Sombrero Drawing - Step 9

Sombrero step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Complete the pattern of shapes on the hat's brim by drawing two more sets of diamonds and circles.

Color Your Sombrero Drawing

Sombrero step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 11

Your cartoon sombrero outline is now complete. Color your hat. Sombreros are often decorated with many bright colors. Some are tan with colorful designs, while others are bright, solid colors with white or black embroidery.

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