How to Draw a Rocket

Space is a bastion of exploration, and rockets play a major role in helping us to explore this! Get ready to blast off in 5…4…3…2…1…


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Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

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Grab a black pen and a ruler, and draw two straight lines across the center of the page, leaving a small gap in the center.


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Add a tall, thin oval shape in the gap in the center.


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Bring a line down at either end…


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And then join these at the bottom with a straight line.


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Bring a curved line up from either side, joining these at the top with a point.


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Use two lines to add a stripe to the top of the rocket…


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And add a circle below this.


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Grab a ruler, and draw two diagonal lines emerging from the bottom.


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Bring a curve up from the sides of these, and then bring them in to meet the body of the rocket.


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Add another curved point to the bottom.


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Bring two short, parallel lines down from the bottom of this…


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And add a bumpy shape to the bottom of these lines, angling out towards both corners.


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Use a ruler to add a straight line to the bottom of this shape.


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Now, use a bright blue pen to add a layer above this shape, and add the same shade to the circle on the rocket.


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Use a dark blue pen for another layer at the bottom…


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And then use a blue pen to add a shadow above the line in the center.


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Grab a red pen, and shade the bottom of the rocket, the wings, and the stripe at the top.


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Use a lighter red pen to add another layer inside the red one at the bottom…


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Then, use an orange pen for the central section…


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And use a pencil and ruler to draw a vertical line up the center of the rocket.


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Use a gray pencil to shade the right of the rocket…


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And smudge this with your finger.


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Fill in the horizontal line in the middle with you red pen.

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Finally, use the blue pen to thicken the line above this red line.


And there we have it – your own rocket, ready to take off into infinity and beyond!

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