How to Draw a Jar of Milk

As any fan of afternoon tea will know, a jar of milk is an absolute essential – and so it makes sense that we learn to draw one! Let’s get started.


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Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

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How to draw a jar of milk step 1

Start by taking a blue pencil, and drawing a curved line across the top of your page, angling down towards the bottom left of the paper. Add a “bump”, and then bring a wavy line downwards from this.


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How to draw a jar of milk step 2

Curve the line across to the left, then up and in, and out to the left to meet the top of the original line – this is the outline of your milk jug.


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How to draw a jar of milk step 3

Grab a blue pencil, and add a “crescent moon” shape to the inside left curve, with a small circle above this. Add a long, thin strip below the top line.


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How to draw a jar of milk step 4

Next, add a large circle to the bottom of the jug…


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How to draw a jar of milk step 5

And add a triangle above this, with a pointed “arrow” pointing to the left, on the right of this.


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How to draw a jar of milk step 6

Now, create a handle by bringing two curved lines across on the right, looping them across, down, and out. Add another line inside the first for the handle.


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How to draw a jar of milk step 7

Add a curved shape inside the handle, and color the rest of the top section. Then, add a small circle to the bottom section of the handle.


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How to draw a jar of milk step 8

Fill in the space to the right of the “arrow”, and then gently shade the rest of the milk jug with a light blue pencil, leaving the shapes you have drawn white.


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How to draw a jar of milk step 9

Take a gray pencil, and add a small oval shape inside the bottom circle, emerging from the top line.


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How to draw a jar of milk step 10

Now, use a brown pen to add two circles below this, and fill these in with the brown pen, leaving small dots to the right of each.


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How to draw a jar of milk step 11

Add a curved “w” shape beneath for a mouth…


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How to draw a jar of milk step 12

And then use a pink pen to add spots of color to the cheeks.


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How to draw a jar of milk step 13

Take a gray pencil, and shade the right section of the circle.


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How to draw a jar of milk step 14

Then shade the oval at the top, and add another long, thin shape to the left.


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How to draw a jar of milk step 15

Use a tissue to smoothen the gray area.


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How to draw a jar of milk step 16

Lightly shade the shapes at the top in blue.


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How to draw a jar of milk step 17

Use an eraser to erase the oval at the bottom to complete your look.


And there we have it – a cute, friendly milk jug, just waiting to be useful when you enjoy your afternoon tea!

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