How to Draw a Jar of Jelly Beans

When we think of sweet treats, jelly beans are often top of the list for many people. Let’s learn how to draw our very own delicious jelly beans!


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Start by taking a black pen, and drawing a large curved line just to the right of the center.


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Add to this until you have a large oval shape…


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And then bring two lines down from either end.


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Connect these short lines at the bottom with another curve…


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And then use a black pen and a ruler to bring two more lines down, this time almost to the bottom of the page.


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Connect the bottom with a curved line using the black pen, and then bring two diagonal marks in to the bottom corners.


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Take a black fineliner pen, and add another, smaller circle inside the one at the top, creating a “ring”.


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Use the same fineliner to add another curve to the bottom, including the diagonal marks.


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Grab a black pen, and use this to add a series of jelly bean shapes to the top of the jar, making sure that these are all close together.


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Continue to repeat this until the whole jar is filled with jelly beans.


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Use a black pen and a ruler to add a series of straight, vertical lines to the top section, creating the “ridges” in the top of a jar.


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Use a blue pen to fill in the jellybean at the top right corner, one just above the bottom, and two towards the left.


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Next, grab a purple pen, and fill in three more jelly beans across the page.


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Add color to a few more with the cyan pen…


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And then use the green pen for another six or so.


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Grab a yellow pen for a few more of the shapes…


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And then turn to an orange pen for a few others.


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Decorate a few more beans with a red pen…


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And then use a pink pen for the rest in the jar.


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Finally, use a black fineliner pen and a ruler on the sides of the jar to complete your design.


And there we have your very own super sweet jar of jelly beans – but can you guess how many are inside?

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