Learn how to draw a great looking Venus with easy, step-by-step drawing instructions, and video tutorial.
By following the simple steps, you too can easily draw a perfect Venus.
Drawing planets is easy. You will always start with the same shape - a circle. Then, you will use curved lines to texture the surface of the planet - in this case, a thick atmosphere and cloud cover.
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When you're done with your drawing, you will need brown, orange, and yellow crayons, markers, or colored pencils to shade it.
In our solar system, Venus is the second planet from the sun. If you liked this drawing guide, you can learn how to draw even more planets. You'll find many step-by-step drawing guides including how to draw the Earth; a guide to creating the red planet, a drawing of Mars; and a ringed Saturn drawing guide. You can also learn to draw Earth's moon.
Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing Venus
How to Draw a Great Looking Venus for Kids, Beginners, and Adults - Step 1
1. Begin the Venus outline by drawing a large circle. This forms the basic shape of the planet. Then, draw a wavy line across it. This indicates the clouds and atmosphere of the planet.
Easy Venus Drawing - Step 2
2. Skip a space, then continue the wavy line, tracing a band of clouds swirling across the planet's surface.
Easy Venus Drawing - Step 3
3. Draw another long, wavy line below the first.
Easy Venus Drawing - Step 4
4. Draw more wavy lines, some between the first two.
Easy Venus Drawing - Step 5
5. Enclose irregular shapes within the band of clouds.
Easy Venus Drawing - Step 6
6. Draw another band of clouds near the northern pole of the planet, again using wavy curved lines.
Easy Venus Drawing - Step 7
7. Use curved lines to enclose more irregular shapes near the top of the planet.
Add More Details to Your Venus Picture - Step 8
8. Next, enclose cloud cover near Venus' southern pole. Use curved lines that occasionally meet at sharp points.
Complete the Outline of Your Venus Drawing - Step 9
9. Complete your Venus outline by enclosing a few more irregular rounded shapes between its bands of clouds.
Your sketch of Venus is now complete. Color your drawing. We've shaded ours realistically in various orange and yellow hues, ranging from yellow-orange to red-orange.
Color Your Venus Drawing
If the brown and orange hues of Venus remind you of a desert, it is with good reason. According to the Encyclopedia Britannica, "Venus is extremely hot, dry, and in other ways so forbidding." It is covered in a layer of clouds 42 miles thick.
These clouds reflect about 85 percent of the sunlight that strikes the planet, but the airborne material responsible for the orange or yellow color has not yet been identified.
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