How to Draw an Apricot

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

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

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Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing an Apricot

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

Apricot step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

1. Begin the apricot outline by drawing a heart shape with a rounded point. Then, draw a curved line along one side, dividing the cut flesh from the skin of the fruit.

Easy Apricot Drawing - Step 2

Apricot step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

2. Draw the seed-containing pit of the apricot. Use two curved lines to enclose the double-pointed shape. Texture the seed with curved lines along one side.

Fun fact: The seeds of some apricot varieties are edible, similar to the almond. But the seed must be roasted first; the raw seeds are poisonous.

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Easy Apricot Drawing - Step 3

Apricot step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

3. Texture the flesh of the fruit and the pit with short curved lines. Then, use a long curved line to begin the outline of the second cartoon apricot.

Easy Apricot Drawing - Step 4

Apricot step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Draw a curved line across the top of the fruit. Then, extend a curved line from it and double it back upon itself, enclosing the stem. Use another curved line to finish enclosing the shape of the fruit.

Easy Apricot Drawing - Step 5

Apricot step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Draw a leaf growing from the stem. First, extend a long curved line from the stem. This will become the central vein of the leaf. Then, use a long zigzag line to draw the serrated edge of the leaf.

Easy Apricot Drawing - Step 6

Apricot step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. Finish enclosing the leaf, using a long, zigzag line to enclose the remaining side. Erase as necessary.

Easy Apricot Drawing - Step 7

Apricot step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Draw another leaf on the opposite side of the stem. Again, extend a curved line to form the central leaf vein. Then, use a zigzag line to form the serrated edge of the leaf.

Add More Details to Your Apricot Picture - Step 8

Apricot step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. Finish enclosing the leaf, using another zigzag line.

Complete the Outline of Your Apricot Drawing - Step 9

Apricot step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Complete your apricot outline by detailing the leaves. Extend curved lines from each of the leaf veins toward the edges of the leaves.

Color Your Apricot Drawing

Apricot step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 10

Color your cartoon apricot. Ripe apricots are yellow or orange.

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Learn More About The Apricot Drawing

Do you like apricots? You can make an apricot drawing with the help of this simple, step-by-step fruit drawing tutorial.

Apricots are a type of stone fruit - they have a hard seed-containing pit in the center that resembles a stone. Apricots are similar to peaches in flavor and appearance. Yet, while peaches are fuzzy, apricots are smooth.

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Apricots are also in the same family as almonds, plums, cherries, and roses. The trees are amazingly long-lived, some reaching 100 years or more.

Originally from China, apricots are now grown and enjoyed all over the world. Apricots are eaten fresh, dried, or used to make jellies and jams.

For more easy and fun guides, see the How to Draw a Blueberry or Coconut drawing tutorials.

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