How to draw an acorn step by step

While drawing squirrels, children often want the animal to hold an acorn in its paws. But the fruit is crooked and shapeless.The child holds a pencil in his or her hands unsteadily and it’s difficult for him or her to draw small items.

Try to draw a big acorn first. Show your child that it’s easy to do.

You need:
1

Auxiliary figures

Draw an oval.Auxiliary figures
Draw another one at the top.Auxiliary figures

2

Form the acorn's "hat"

Erase the unnecessary lines, clearly dividing the fruit into a “nut” and a “hat”.
Form the acorn's "hat"

3

Erase the unnecessary lines

The contour must be conjoint.
Erase the unnecessary lines

4

"Hat's" contours

Draw the curved “hat’s” line. Don’t forget to add a sharp tip.
"Hat's" contours

5

Correction

Look at the drawing and correct it.
Correction

6

Left "hat's" hatching

The “hat” is covered with a fine mesh.
Left "hat's" hatching

7

Right "hat's" hatching

Draw a line to the right side to make small rhombs on the”hat”.Right "hat's" hatching

8

Details

Continue drawing, carefully following the instruction.
Details

9

Tip

It helps the acorn to be attached to the branch.
Tip

10

Coloring

Color the acorn in shades of brown.
Coloring

11

Collage with stages of the acorn drawing

Collage with stages of the acorn drawing



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