How to Draw a Piano

Pianos are an incredible instrument, capable of creating the most stunning notes and beautiful songs. To celebrate these wonderful instruments, we have all you need to know to create your own piano – let’s get started.


Tutorial Video


Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

1.

how to draw a piano step by step 1

Use a ruler and pencil to add a “V” shape to the bottom of your page. Extend the left line across towards the top left-hand corner, and then take the line straight up. Add a line coming up from the “V”.


2.

how to draw a piano step by step 2

Add another line to the top of the left one, and add lines to the sides of the straight lines, joining these to the original lines with diagonal lines.


3.

how to draw a piano step by step 3

Add two more diagonal lines just below the top right, and then bring a line down towards the bottom right-hand corner of the page.


4.

how to draw a piano step by step 4

Bring a third line up on the left arm, adding angled lines to the top.


5.

how to draw a piano step by step 5

Join the line at the bottom of the “V” to the line above, with two more angled lines. This will be the space for the keys of the piano.


6.

how to draw a piano step by step 6

Add two small, angled rectangles to the top and bottom sections, and join these with a straight line. These will form the front line of the top of the piano.


7.

how to draw a piano step by step 7

Bring a line up from the one at the bottom, and then take a line across to the left to join the shape at the side for the side of the piano.


8.

how to draw a piano step by step 8

Bring two lines across from the bottom right corner, and take these across to the right to form the back of the piano…


9.

how to draw a piano step by step 9

Bring a line across from the left side of the piano lid.


10.

how to draw a piano step by step 10

Add another line from the top corner of this, to meet the line above, and add another line to this top one.


11.

how to draw a piano step by step 11

Add another two lines to those across the top of the piano…


12.

how to draw a piano step by step 12

And then add a diagonal line to the top of this, taking this diagonally, and then across to the right. Add two diagonal lines to the neck you have just created.


13.

how to draw a piano step by step 13

Bring two curved lines across at the top, taking these to a point.


14.

how to draw a piano step by step 14

Bring a curved line down from the point, and then add a line to the diagonal to the side.


15.

how to draw a piano step by step 15

Bring a straight line across at the top, and then angle this downwards, and add two “hook” shapes to the end of this. This will be the lid of the top of the piano.


16.

how to draw a piano step by step 16

Bring a line down below this at the back, and join this to the section in front with a horizontal line…


17.

how to draw a piano step by step 17

Now, add a series of long, thin rectangles to the front section for the keys.


18.

how to draw a piano step by step 18

Add two long, thin legs to the bottom of the piano…


19.

how to draw a piano step by step 19

And then use the ruler to add a line to the front of the piano on the bottom, and take the line across at the side, and then to the back.


20.

how to draw a piano step by step 20

Now, add a circle to the front of the piano, and add a curved shape to the bottom of this.


21.

how to draw a piano step by step 21

Add a long, thin rectangle to the bottom of this for the leg, and add another circle to the bottom of this, creating the piano stool.


22.

how to draw a piano step by step 22

Use a black fineliner pen to go over the outlines of the drawing….


23.

how to draw a piano step by step 23

And use an eraser to remove any outstanding pencil lines.


24.

how to draw a piano step by step 24

Grab a light gray pen, and shade the space at the bottom of the piano and stool, as well as the edges at the front.


25.

how to draw a piano step by step 25

Use a dark gray pen for the top and bottom of the stool, the top edges of the piano, and the top of the keyboard lid.


26.

how to draw a piano step by step 26

Use a black pen to shade the space under the lid of the grand piano.


27.

how to draw a piano step by step 27

Add color to the top of the lid, as well as the sides…


28.

how to draw a piano step by step 28

And use the same black for the sides and bottom of the stool.


29.

how to draw a piano step by step 29

Now, use the black pen to add the black keys to the ivories…


30.

how to draw a piano step by step 30

Finally, add shading to the spaces at the bottom for shadows.


And there we have it – a wonderful grand piano, just waiting for the first strains of music to fill the room with their magic.

How to Draw a Piano Gallery

Related Drawing Tutorials

No posts found.

Leave a Comment