How to Draw a Window

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

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Complete Window drawing
Complete Window drawing

Windows are such common sights that we seldom give them any thought. They are an architectural feature of houses and other buildings that let in light and allow for ventilation.

In popular culture, including television shows, movies, and books aimed at teenagers, youths often use windows for sneaking out of the house undetected.

Another common theme is a window that is broken by an errant baseball. Cartoons may feature a villain who breaks into a building by silently cutting a circle of glass from a window.

Windows also feature frequently in maxims and proverbs. Examples include "The eyes are the windows to the soul" and "When one door closes, open a window."

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Would you like to draw a cartoon window? This easy, step-by-step cartoon drawing tutorial is here to show you how. All you will need is a pencil, an eraser, and a sheet of paper. You may also wish to color your finished drawing.

If you liked this drawing tutorial, see also the following guides: Cartoon House drawing, Door drawing, and Log Cabin drawing.

Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Window

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

How to Draw a Window Step 01

1. Begin by drawing a smaller rectangle within a larger rectangle. This outlines the frame of the window.

Easy Window Drawing - Step 2

How to Draw a Window Step 02

2. Draw straight, vertical, parallel lines across the center of the window. Draw another set of straight, parallel lines horizontally. The lines should cross at a perpendicular angle, creating the window's inner frame.

Easy Window Drawing - Step 3

How to Draw a Window Step 03

3. Draw a pair of straight, horizontal, parallel lines above the window. They should extend slightly beyond its edges. Draw a small oval to enclose each end. This forms a curtain rod above the window. Then, erase overlapping lines from the center of the window frame.

Easy Window Drawing - Step 4

How to Draw a Window Step 04

4. Use a series of wavy curved lines to enclose a roughly rectangular shape overlapping the curtain rod. This forms the curtain or valance. The, use a wavy line to enclose a narrower, roughly rectangular shape above the first. This forms the ruffle at the top of the curtain.

Easy Window Drawing - Step 5

How to Draw a Window Step 05

5. Erase overlapping lines from the valance. Then, use a series of curved lines to draw the first of the curtains. Note how the lines converge in the middle in an hourglass-like shape. Connect them at the bottom using a wavy line.

Easy Window Drawing - Step 6

How to Draw a Window Step 06

6. Draw the remaining curtain using curved lines. Again, allow the lines to converge in the middle and connect them with a wavy curved line at the bottom.

Easy Window Drawing - Step 7

How to Draw a Window Step 07

7. Detail the curtains. Across each narrow middle, draw a curved rectangle with rounded corners. This is used to tie back the curtains. Then, draw curved lines extending above and below the tieback.

Add More Details to Your Window Picture - Step 8

How to Draw a Window Step 08

8. Contour the fabric of the valance using many short curved lines.

Complete the Outline of Your Window Drawing - Step 9

How to Draw a Window Step 09

9. Draw a glare on the window using diagonal curved lines. Then, decorate it with a flower pot. Draw a curved rectangle for the top of the pot, and connect it to the windowsill with two straight lines. Then, draw the flower. Use a curved line for the stem and a small circle for the center of the flower. Draw the leaf and petals using pairs of curved lines that meet at a point. Learn to draw a daisy.

Color Your Window Drawing

How to Draw a Window Step 10

Color your cartoon window. Decorate the curtains to match your style!

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