How to Draw a Staircase

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

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Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Staircase

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

Stairs step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Begin the staircase outline by drawing a series of straight lines in a spiral pattern. Use a long diagonal line, a shorter vertical line, a short diagonal parallel to the first, and a short vertical line.

Easy Staircase Drawing - Step 2

Stairs step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Use a series of short, straight diagonal and vertical lines in a zig-zag pattern to fully enclose the shape. All the diagonal portions - the steps - should be parallel to the original line.

Easy Staircase Drawing - Step 3

Stairs step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. From the front corner, extend a straight line on an opposite diagonal. On the opposite side, draw a zig-zag series of short, straight lines that parallel their diagonal and vertical counterparts.

Easy Staircase Drawing - Step 4

Stairs step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Draw a long diagonal line from the top corner of the stairs, and continue the parallel zig-zag of the shorter lines to enclose the figure.

Then, begin drawing straight lines between the corresponding points on each side. This gives the stairs a three-dimensional, cubelike appearance.

Easy Staircase Drawing - Step 5

Stairs step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Continue drawing long, straight lines between the points until all the corners are connected. Then draw a circle above the top step. This will become a decorative orb on the stairs’ handrail.

Easy Staircase Drawing - Step 6

Stairs step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. Draw the handrail. Use a pair of long, parallel, diagonal lines for the main rail, with shorter lines on different diagonals enclosing the bent portion below the sphere.

Easy Staircase Drawing - Step 7

Stairs step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Draw another circle near the bottom of the handrail, and enclose its rectangular end using short lines.

Then begin drawing slats connecting the handrail to the stairs. For each slat, draw a pair of vertical lines between the handrail and the top of a step.

Add More Details to Your Staircase Picture - Step 8

Stairs step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. Continue drawing slats until one reaches each step. Then draw straight lines just below and parallel to the edge of each step.

Complete the Outline of Your Staircase Drawing - Step 9

Stairs step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Continue drawing a straight line across each step, and enclosing small rectangles at the sides.

Color Your Staircase Drawing

Stairs step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 11

Your staircase outline is now complete. Color your picture. Wooden staircases are brown, concrete ones gray, and painted ones any color you can imagine.

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Learn More About The Staircase Drawing

It's never too early to practice your engineering, architecture, or design skills. This easy, step-by-step staircase drawing is great practice.

Stairs are basically a stack of rectangular prisms. You will use straight lines to make three-dimensional, cubelike shapes. If you want, you can use a ruler as a straight edge to help you draw perfectly straight lines.

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If you want to practice your skills even more, you can learn how to draw 3D stairs or check out this impossible staircase drawing - it's a mind-numbing brain teaser.

Or, if you'd rather practice your skills in situ, check out this mansion drawing with two long, spiral staircases.

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