Learn how to draw a great looking Wind with easy, step-by-step drawing instructions, and video tutorial. You can now easily create a beautiful Wind drawing.
"The answer, my friend, is blowing in the wind, the answer is blowing in the wind."
- "Blowin' in the Wind" by Bob Dylan.
Would you like to learn how to draw the wind? You may wonder, how can you draw something that you cannot see? We can't see the air or the wind, it is true, but we can see what it does.
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In our cartoon drawing guide, we use lines to represent the motion of the wind. We can also see the leaves that the wind blows around, and the tree that it bends.
Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing the Wind
How to Draw a Great Looking Wind for Kids, Beginners, and Adults - Step 1
1. Begin by drawing the ground and the trunk of the tree. Use a series of curved lines to draw the ground or horizon line. Notice how short lines meet at points to give the ground a grassy texture. Then, draw the tree trunk. Use parallel curved lines for the upright portion, and overlapping curved lines for the roots. Note, too, the curve of the trunk - a product of the strong winds.
Easy Wind Drawing - Step 2
2. Draw branches and lengthen the trunk of the tree. Use pairs of curved lines for each branch. Draw a small bunch of leaves at the end of one branch, using curved lines to form the uneven shape.
Easy Wind Drawing - Step 3
3. Begin drawing the leafy crown of the tree. Use a series of curved lines to form the cloudlike shape.
Easy Wind Drawing - Step 4
4. Complete the tree's crown. Use curved lines to complete the irregular shape. Then, begin drawing curved lines to indicate the invisible motion of the wind. Use lines of various lengths. Note the spiral at the leading edge of one line.
Easy Wind Drawing - Step 5
5. Draw clouds in the sky. Use a straight line for the bottom of each cloud, then enclose the top using a series of curved lines.
Easy Wind Drawing - Step 6
6. Complete the clouds. Then, draw more lines to indicate the wind, with spiral shapes on the leading edge. The lines can cross over the tree.
Easy Wind Drawing - Step 7
7. Draw more lines to indicate the blustery wind.
Add More Details to Your Wind Picture - Step 8
8. Draw more windy curved lines. Notice how they form a circular shape but do not connect. Then, draw some leaves blowing in the wind. For each leaf, draw a curved line for the stem and vein. Then, use curved lines that meet at a point to enclose the leaf.
Complete the Outline of Your Wind Drawing - Step 9
9. Draw more leaves blowing in the wind. Again, draw a curved line for the stem and vein. Then, use curved lines that meet at a point to enclose the leaf.
Color Your Wind Drawing
Color your windy day. Is the sky blue, or are the clouds stormy? Are the leaves green in spring or brightly colored in autumn? The choice is yours.
What will you draw next? You can add Winnie the Pooh to your drawing to recreate the cartoon in which he sings, "The wind is lashing lustily, and the trees are thrashing trustily, and the leaves are rustling gustily, so it's rather safe to say that it seems that it may turn out to be, feels that it will undoubtedly, looks like a rather blustery day, today!"
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