How to draw a lighthouse step by step (+ coloring)

Do you know what is a lighthouse for? It’s a guide for marine vessels. It has a special color and shape to make it clearly visible for the sailors. Lighthouses have a bright light to be noticeable in any weather and at any time of the day. Lighthouses can signal the sailors, so they can orientate in the sea.

It will be interesting for your child to know:

  • The most famous case connecting with the lighthouses, was in 1900 on the Flannan Islands, when mysteriously disappeared three keepers of the lighthouse;
  • One lighthouse, which is in use nowadays, the Voznesenskaya Church-lighthouse, built in 1862 on the Sekirnaya mountain;
  • The world famous Statue of Liberty in New York was a lighthouse from 1886 till 1902;
  • Western lighthouse of Russia, built in 1813-1816, is located in Baltiysk city.

We’ll show you how to draw a lighthouse step by step in this instruction. Good luck!

You need:
1

Auxiliary figure

Draw a vertical rectangle in the form of a trapezoid. Connect the top and the bottom with the help of the arcs.

Auxiliary figure

2

Ring

It surrounds the entire upper part of the lighthouse. And it serves as a platform for the lighthouse keepers.

Ring

3

Upper part of the lighthouse

Draw a rectangle with a rounded top.

Upper part of the lighthouse

4

Ring lattice

Draw an upper bar and draw a vertical line inside. The lattice serves as a barrier.

Ring lattice

5

Sector lights

Draw the four horizontal lines at the same distance inside the tower.

Sector lights

6

Rooftop

It looks like a dome with a pointed end.

Rooftop

7

Lattice on the roof

Draw the vertical lines on the roof.

Lattice on the roof

8

Spotlights

They are placed directly under the ring in the form of the short vertical lines. Add a small bell on the top above the dome to show the top of the lighthouse.

Spotlights

9

Door

It’s at the bottom of the tower, draw it in a form of a rectangle.

Door

10

Windows

Draw two small rectangle inside the lighthouse. Divide each of them in a half.

Windows

11

Coloring

The dome of the lighthouse is brown, the sector lights and the door are red.

Coloring

You can also color the lighthouse online on the website.

Choose how you want to paint.

12

Collage

Collage How to draw a lighthouse step by step



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