If you’re looking for a change from drawing flowers, why not try something new and exciting? This easy Mushroom Drawing tutorial is here to help you make your art more vibrant and colorful in just five simple steps. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced artist, this tutorial is perfect for honing your skills and exploring the world of mushroom art.
Step-by-Step Guide: How to Draw a Mushroom
To bring these beautiful mushrooms to life, I used Tombow Dual Brush Pens for a vibrant and eye-catching result. Let’s dive into the steps:
- Begin by drawing the stalk or stump of the mushroom using Color 910.
- With Color 912, add the underside of the mushroom, giving it depth and dimension.
- Use Color 845 to sketch and color the circular top of the mushroom, reveling in the richness of its red hue.
- Enhance the composition by adding a few springs of grass using Color 177.
- Bring the mushroom to life by incorporating thin radiating lines with the MONO Drawing Pen, adding a touch of finesse to your artwork.
An Alternative Approach to Drawing a Mushroom
If you’re looking for a different method, here’s an alternative way to draw a mushroom:
- Begin by sketching the base stalk or stem.
- Add some frills to the top, creating the classic mushroom head shape.
- Complete the drawing by adding dots to fill the mushroom, adding a hint of whimsy.
Mushroom Line Drawing: Embrace Simplicity
If you prefer simpler designs and want to focus on understanding the shape of mushrooms, try these easy Mushroom Line Drawings. Grab your pen and start doodling. Feel free to reference the images provided below for guidance.
Practicing with simple line drawings is an excellent way to improve your skills and delve into the captivating world of mushrooms.
TIP: If you’re unsure about the shapes to draw, don’t worry! Begin with a pencil, allowing yourself the freedom to erase until you’re satisfied before committing to the pen.
Mushroom Drawing Cuteness Overload
To add a touch of whimsy to your mushroom drawing, you can incorporate small leaves, florals, or any other playful elements. Just a splash of yellow can transform your sketch into an enchanting mushroom story.
Mushroom Drawing Easy and Cute: Discover the REEL Version and the Longer Mushroom Drawing YouTube Tutorial.
Tools and Supplies Used
To create these stunning mushroom drawings, I used the following supplies:
- Sketchbook: Kraft paper Archer and Olive Notebook (Purple Mountain cover from the July Subscription box)
- Paints: Artist Loft Gouache paints Amazon link. Learn more about these paints here.
- Paintbrush: Round No 6 Amazon link.
- Pen: MONO Drawing Pen 02 Amazon link.
Explore More Drawing Tutorials
If you’re hungry for more drawing inspiration, here are some other step-by-step tutorials to explore:
- Fish Drawing Step by Step
- 7 EASY Pumpkin Drawing ideas with Step-by-step Tutorials!
- 5 Ways How To Draw A Bird + Worksheet
- How to Draw a Snowflake 6 EASY ways VIDEO + Printable!
- Easy Owl Drawing in 4 steps + VIDEO TUTORIAL
- Simple Flower Drawing Tutorial
- And many more easy step-by-step drawing ideas!
Mushroom Reference Images
For this easy mushroom drawing tutorial, I drew inspiration from these captivating images from the Unsplash website:
Why Choose Mushroom Drawing?
With autumn setting the stage, it’s the perfect time to capture the essence of the season in your sketchbook. Drawing mushrooms brings a vibrant burst of color to your art, while the basic mushroom shape offers an approachable subject for all skill levels.
Drawing these mushrooms not only brings satisfaction but adds a botanical or autumn-themed touch to your journal spreads and sketchbooks.
So, whether you opt for markers, gouache, or a simple pencil or pen, I can’t wait to see the creative masterpieces you unleash on paper. Let’s dive into the world of mushrooms together and continue exploring their diverse colors and shapes.