How to Draw the Inside of a Cafe

Whether you are a caffeine addict, enjoy watching the world go by before you, or are simply a huge fan of people watching, there are fewer places more enjoyable than inside a cozy cafe. Want to bring this comforting scene to life? Then let’s get started!


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Start by taking a thin black pen and a ruler, and drawing a line at the very top and the very bottom of your page. Connect these with a vertical line on either side.


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Grab an orange pen and the ruler, and draw a series of short, horizontal lines around an inch from the top of your page. Add a small dot above each.


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Then, use a thicker black pen to add a short, horizontal line above each of the orange ones.


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Switch back to the orange pen, and add a slightly pointed “bump” to the top of each of the black lines.


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Grab a black pen and a compass, and draw a small circle to the right of this row of shapes.


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Add another, smaller circle inside the first one…


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And fill in the ring with the black pen.


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Grab a yellow or gold pen, and draw a “V” shape in the center of this ring, with the right arm slightly longer than the left.


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Grab the black pen and ruler, and draw a horizontal line across the center of your page.


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Grab an olive green pen, and draw a curved shape on top of the black line, to form the saucer of the cup.


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Use a green pen to add a cup to the top of the saucer…


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And then use an orange pen to add another small cup shape to the right of this.


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Then, use a brown pen to add a small rectangle to the top of this shape.


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Now, use a green pen to add a curved shape to the top of this, and use the black pen to add small dots inside this, creating a cute cactus plant for your cafe.


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Now, use a black pen to draw a longer rectangle shape to the right of this, and add another curved shape to the top.


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Grab a gray pen and the ruler, and draw a horizontal line across the bottom of this new shape, leaving a slight gap to the right…


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And then use the ruler and a lighter gray pen to draw a slightly thicker vertical line through this gap, heading upwards. Add a rectangle shape to the top of this.


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Now, use a darker gray pen to add a curved shape to the right of the trunk, and a square shape, with curved corners, to the left.


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Shade in these shapes, including the rectangle on top, with a gray pen.


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Now, grab a thinner black pen and the ruler, and draw a horizontal line above the central black one.


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Use the black pen to shade the central section…


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And then grab a gray pen to add a rectangle just behind this.


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Now, use the gray pen to add another shape above this first one- this should be rectangular at the top, and then curve down slightly to meet in the center with a straight line. Add four small circles inside this.


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Shade this shape in almost completely, leaving the small circles white.


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Now, use a darker gray pen to add a smaller shape to the bottom, and three curved shapes to the right, creating the barista machine. Then, add wavy lines heading up from the top of the cup.


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Use the dark gray pen to shade the space behind the cup, creating the barista machine…


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And then use a black pen to draw a “torch” like shape emerging from the top of the machine. Add a “loop” to the right of the cup.


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Use the black pen and ruler to draw a horizontal line to the right of the machine, and then add another, slightly smaller line below this.


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Use a gray pen and ruler to draw a rectangle around the black lines, and then add four circles to the left of the shorter black line.


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Shade the main section with the gray pen, and leave the four circles white.


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Now, add a long, thin, gray rectangle just below this, on top of the counter.


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Use the gray pen to draw two “stepped” shapes to the bottom of the top section.


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Add a cup below this, and two angled lines to the right. Shade the spaces around these areas.


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Now, use a black pen to add two small black cups to the angled lines, and a black rectangle to the bottom of the lines.


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Switch back to the orange pen and ruler, and draw several short, horizontal lines across the bottom of the counter.


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Add curves to the ends of each of these, and connect both sides with horizontal lines. Fill in the shapes with the orange pen.


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Use the gray pen and ruler to draw a line across the bottom of the page…


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And then use a brown pen to add two horizontal lines to the bottom of each orange shapes, creating bar stools.


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Add horizontal lines across each stool…


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And then shade the section at the bottom with a blue pen.


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Grab a gray pen and a ruler, and draw a series of horizontal lines all across the back.


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Next, add short, horizontal lines all across each of these to create bricks on the back wall.


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Add more gray lines to the front of the counter.


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Use a brown pen to shade the front of the counter to complete your cafe.


And there we have it – your very own super cute cafe and chill-out zone: the perfect place to enjoy a cup of coffee and a good book in peace!

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