How to draw a lifebuoy (+ coloring)

It’s very important for children to know safety rules during a trip to the sea or to the river. Especially if he or she can’t swim. If your child is bored just listen, offer him or her to draw a lifebuoy – a necessary attribute of a sea rescuer.

You need:
1

Additional figure

We will draw a circle a little to the side, so it will look like an oval.

Additional figure

2

Second oval

Draw one more oval inside the first figure, which must look like the letter O.

Second oval

3

Volume

Now you need to give the volume to the circle. Draw a thin strip on one side in the second circle.

Volume

Erase unnecessary line, leave only small strokes.

Volume

4

Stripes on the circle

Start drawing the stripes on the circle.

Stripes on the circle

Draw slightly curved lines to one side on the left and right sides.

Stripes on the circle

Draw the stripes approximately on the one line.

Stripes on the circle

Enlarge the lines at the top and at the bottom.

Stripes on the circle

5

Small details

Make the stripes on the circle voluminous.

Small details

Don’t forget to draw details to each stripe.

Small details

6

Patterns

Draw a few lines that are slightly curved on the stripes.

Patterns

7

Rope

Draw a contour of the rope in the form of a curved line outside the circle.

Rope

8

Rope's volume

Add another line and connect in order to make the rope more voluminous.

Rope's volume

9

Spirals

Rope is made of spirally twisted threads. Draw short dashes on the rope which will mark the spiral.

Spirals

Look at your drawing and correct the inaccuracies.

Spirals

10

Coloring

Color the circle bright red or orange. The stripes are white on it.

Coloring

Try to draw the lifebuoy online.

Choose how you want to paint.

11

Collage of stages of drawing the lifebuoy

Collage of stages of drawing the lifebuoy



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