How to Draw Uranus

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

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

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Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing Uranus

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

Uranus step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Begin by drawing a large circle to outline the planet.

Easy Uranus Drawing - Step 2

Uranus step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Draw a long curved line intersecting the center of the planet. It should be a partial oval - partially hidden behind the planet. This is the inner edge of the planet's rings.

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Easy Uranus Drawing - Step 3

Uranus step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. Draw another, larger partial oval around the first. This completes the planet's rings. Erase the edges of the circle from within the rings. Then, draw a curved line around the northern pole of the planet. This is the first of Uranus' swirling clouds.

Easy Uranus Drawing - Step 4

Uranus step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Draw a long curved line to meet the previous line near the pole, enclosing a sharp, curved shape. Enclose another shape like an apostrophe above it.

Easy Uranus Drawing - Step 5

Uranus step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Use curved lines to enclose a long, lobed cloud near the middle of the planet, just above the rings.

Easy Uranus Drawing - Step 6

Uranus step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. Enclose another irregular shape near the center of the planet.

Easy Uranus Drawing - Step 7

Uranus step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Enclose an elongated shape on the surface of the planet, forming another cloud. Then, begin drawing a curved line near the planet's southern pole.

Add More Details to Your Uranus Picture - Step 8

Uranus step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. Use curved lines that meet at points to finish enclosing the cloud at the southern pole. Then, texture the rings with a long curved line.

Complete the Outline of Your Uranus Drawing - Step 9

Uranus step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Draw more long curved lines across the planet's rings.

Your Uranus outline is now complete. We've colored our example in icy shades of blue - sky blue and pale blue.

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Uranus step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 11

In fact, Uranus is an icy world. It is considered an "ice giant." Like Jupiter and Saturn, it is a gas giant - a thick atmosphere surrounding a smaller rocky core. According to NASA, "most of its mass is a hot, dense fluid of 'icy' materials - water, methane, and ammonia."

For more great space drawing tutorials, see the collection of Simple How to Draw Space Ideas.

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Learn More About The Uranus Drawing

Would you like to learn how to draw the planet Uranus? This easy, step-by-step Uranus drawing guide will show you how.

Uranus is the seventh planet from the sun. Can you name all the planets that come before and after Uranus? Check out this solar system drawing, marked with each name.

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Uranus is the third-largest planet in the solar system, behind Jupiter and Saturn. Like Saturn, Uranus has rings (learn how to draw Saturn with its iconic rings here).

In our drawing, Uranus is a large circle crisscrossed by oval-shaped rings. Uranus actually has 13 rings, but the inner rings are small and dark. Only the larger, brighter rings are visible to observers.

For more easy and fun guides, see the How to Draw Jupiter or Venus Drawing tutorials.

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