Are you interested in learning how to draw a shoe? Look no further! Follow this step-by-step tutorial, and in just 30 minutes, you’ll have your very own sneaker drawing. So grab a pencil and paper, and let’s get started!
Shoe Drawing Supplies
Before we begin, make sure you have these drawing supplies ready:
- Colored pens and pencils
How to Draw a Shoe
Now, let’s dive into the drawing process. Simply follow these easy steps:
- Start with the basic shape: Begin by drawing the bottom part of the shoe and the front. Create a slightly curving line that goes down and then curves back up. Add another parallel curving line about an inch above the first line, followed by another parallel line above that. Connect the lines at the toe of the shoe with a vertical line. Draw another vertical line halfway down the shoe and connect the lines at the back of the shoe with curved lines. To form the top of the toe section, draw a rounded triangle.
- Draw the left side: In this step, draw a line up from the back of the shoe, at least twice as tall as the sole of the shoe. Create a curving line that dips down and back up before slanting down towards the toe. Draw a parallel line to the previous line.
- Add stitching details: Sketch two sets of parallel lines around the top edges of the shoe to represent stitching. At the back of the shoe, add a rectangular line to depict a heel detail. Connect the side of the shoe to the top with another set of parallel lines.
- Finish the other side and add the tongue: Draw the other side of the shoe by connecting a line from the toe to the tongue. Also, add the tongue of the shoe by drawing a parallel line with a curved top. Finally, draw five eyelets by sketching circles and smaller circles inside.
- Sketch the laces and bottom details: Start by drawing laces coming out of the bottom eyelet and crossing the shoe. Add laces to the other eyelets at a downward angle, as if connecting with the adjacent ones. Draw the other laces crossing beneath the previous ones. On the tongue of the shoe, create a label using a small rectangle and a larger rectangle around it. Lastly, add detail around the sole by drawing two parallel lines from the heel to the toe.
- Add final touches: Erase any lines under the shoe laces so that they appear on top. To add depth, draw cross-hatching lines on the toe. Use a black marker to outline the shoe, eyelets, laces, heel, toe, and sides. Feel free to add colors to your drawing and make it even more vibrant!
And voila! You have successfully drawn a shoe!
My Favorite Drawing Supplies
If you’re passionate about drawing, here are some of my favorite drawing supplies that I highly recommend:
- Sketching Pencils
- Kneaded Rubber Eraser
- Sketch Pad
- Erasable Colored Pencils
- Fine Markers
- Sketch and Drawing Art Pencil Set
- Artist Drawing Set (also makes a great gift!)
Did You Know?
There are countless types and styles of shoes out there! Whether it’s for sports or work, different occasions call for specific footwear. Let me know in the comments which type/style of shoe you would like to draw next. Here are just a few examples: Sandals, Clogs, Slippers, Moccasins, Huarache Sandals, Espadrilles, Zoris, Flip-flops, Jandals, Chappals, Babouche Slippers, Mules, Pumps, Cleats, Loafers, High Heel Shoes, Trainers, Running Shoes, High-tops, Wing-tips, Boots, and Cross-trainers.
More Fun with Shoes, Gifts, and Drawings
Now that you’ve mastered drawing this style of shoe, why not try some other shoe crafts? They’re easy to make and lots of fun. Check out these creative ideas:
- How to Make Paper Witch Shoes
- How to Make Custom Party Favor Shoes
- DIY Paper Shoe
- Handmade Gift Ideas for Travelers
- And don’t forget to try drawing a Fish, Airplane, Taco, or Crown!
Now, go ahead and unleash your creativity with these exciting projects. Happy drawing!