How to Draw Mountains

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

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

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Complete Mountains drawing
Complete Mountains drawing

If you're looking for beautiful, spacious skies and purple mountain majesties, you've come to the right place. Add this mountains drawing to your sketchbook or hang it on your wall. It is pretty enough to frame.

Does drawing an entire landscape intimidate you? Don't let it. This easy, step-by-step drawing tutorial will guide you from the first pencil stroke to the last.

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There are many geometric shapes evident in nature. Can you find the ones in this scene? Both the mountains and pine trees manifest triangle shapes. The rest of the picture consists of well-placed curved lines.

Once you've mastered this landscape, try your hand at a double challenge - check out this mountain landscape reflecting in a lake drawing. Not only will you draw the mountains themselves, but their mirror image.

Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing Mountains

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

Mountains step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Begin the mountains’ outline by drawing evergreen trees in the foreground. Use a series of connected curved lines to trace the triangle shape of each tree. Learn more about how to draw a spruce tree.

Easy Mountains Drawing - Step 2

Mountains step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Draw a long wavy line between the trees, with shorter curved lines above and below it. This forms the shore of the lake.

Easy Mountains Drawing - Step 3

Mountains step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. Draw wavy, pointed lines, adding waves to the surface of the lake.

Easy Mountains Drawing - Step 4

Mountains step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Draw more pine trees on the opposite side of the lake. Use a series of curved lines to form the roughly triangular shape of each tree. Then enclose a rectangle or square at the bottom to indicate the trunk.

Easy Mountains Drawing - Step 5

Mountains step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Can you see the forest for the trees? Use curved and zigzag lines to draw clumps of trees on each side of the picture.

Add detail to these woods by drawing a few inverted “V” shaped lines. Draw a lone pine tree in the distance, combining a triangle and a tiny rectangle.

Easy Mountains Drawing - Step 6

Mountains step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. Draw the first of the towering mountains. Use a long curved line, peaked in the middle. Texture the side of the mountain with a curved line.

Easy Mountains Drawing - Step 7

Mountains step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Draw another, taller mountain, using a blunted “V” shaped line. Contour its sides with long curved lines.

Add More Details to Your Mountains Picture - Step 8

Mountains step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. Use curved lines to outline and contour two more mountains.

Complete the Outline of Your Mountains Drawing - Step 9

Mountains step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Draw a series of “U” shaped lines across the top of each mountain, enclosing the snowy icecaps.

Color Your Mountains Drawing

Mountains step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 11

Your mountains’ outline is now complete. Color your picture. Cover your mountains with green forests, brown rocks, or make them purple mountain majesties.

Easy, step by step Mountains drawing tutorial

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