The moon is an ever present and powerful force in the night sky. It has been a source of inspiration and fear since ancient times and continues to be an important symbol for many cultures around the world. It can come in different shapes, like round or crescent, and many colors such as blue, yellow, orange, or red. It’s not that hard to draw a moon, but it does take patience and some time. We are going to show you how to draw a moon.
If you want to learn how to draw a moon, then we are here for you. This blog post will show you the simple and easy steps on how to make your own moon drawings. Drawing the moon is not as difficult as it may seem, and can be done with just a few simple steps. The process can be done with any kind of pencil or pen and it’s fairly simple. Follow these simple steps and you’ll be on your way to drawing a beautiful, realistic looking moon in no time.
We are going to show you how to draw a moon in easy steps. You can use these as a starting point for more advanced drawings of the moon, or just have fun drawing them on your own!
Let’s get started drawing the moon. You can use a cup as your circle template, so draw the circle and leave some space.
Then proceed to connect it. Simply round it off a little on both sides, then give the moon a nose a little below the center. It’s all up to you if you want to or not if you just want to bring out a little curve and then go back in to connect it.
Now, let’s bring the moon to life by drawing a circle on the moon for an adorable eye. Make it beautiful and cute, and you need to add some highlights to it.
Then we’ll shade in the top of the eye with a circle and another circle. Add some lines at the bottom of the eye to look good.
After that, we’ll only draw a tiny curve on top of the eye.
Then let’s give the moon a smile. So, draw a curve up ahead and end it there.
For the cute little star that sits right next to the moon, simply draw a curve from the top to down, as shown above.
Make sure the other side of the star is at the same level as the previous stage, and then continue the curve to the right to find a center. Simply descend on both sides, then locate and join the middle.
So now that we have our adorable little star in place, let’s bring the beginning to life. So we’ll start with some really happy eyes or two curves since we don’t have much room, so just give two joyful curved eyes and a sweet grin in the center, and that’s about it.
Now add some shine all around it to complement the gleaming star. So, now there’s a moon and a cute little star.
Finally, you can finish your drawing by coloring it in the appropriate manner.
Draw a circle around something, or trace a circle around it with a pen.
Make a horizontal line with your pencil.
For the moon, draw a large circle above the line.
Make some lunar crater and impact mark drawings.
The moon should be smudged in some areas.
A reflection in the sea can be drawn by tracing an outline.
Create some waves by drawing some marks.
Waves must be smudged.
The sky behind the moon should be drawn as dark as possible near the horizon and increasing darker as you go up into it.
Finally, Increase the darkness of the sky and we are done!
The first thing you want to do is draw a circle in the center of the page. It should be a light circle.
Draw a rough shade of the sky with a pencil 9B.
Using a paper towel or a cloth, blend in the shade you’ve created.
Shade the sky again with the same pencil but in a more rough manner.
Using a paper towel or a cloth, blend in again the shade you’ve created.
Apply the remaining graphite to the Moon using the same paper towel or cloth you used in the previous step. After that, divide the Moon roughly into four quadrants with an eraser.
Sketch the landmasses in quadrants by quadrants using a 9B pencil.
Sketch in the rest of your design. Start out with the outlines of the Moon and build it up from there.
Make a rough sketch of the rest of the areas.
Using a 9B, lightly shade in the maria (dark patches) and blend it in.
With a 9B pencil, build up the shading of the sky. Avoid the use of blending stumps for blending. Make sure your shading is evenly distributed by crosshatching. Outline the landmasses more precisely with an H pencil.
A 9B pencil will be useful for smoothing out the sky shading in the background. Keep your outline as clean and crisp as possible. For the Moon, shade it in with an H pencil. Focus on the mares with more pressure and shade lightly around the light spots. If you are shading the moon, try to make it rough so that it resembles its texture. In order to understand what’s going on, please refer to the picture.
Make the landmasses darker in the next quadrant and apply a shaded background.
Rest of the quadrant should be shaded.
Prepare for Tycho’s quadrant by getting to work on it now. Once the landmasses have been defined, erase the rays that extend out from the Tycho crater.
On the moon, shade with an H pencil and on the sky, shade with a 9B pencil.
Shading the final section of the sky and defining the other land masses are important.
The final step in shading the moon is to add details to the surface and to the rest of the sky. We are done!
Moons are known for their round shape. Draw the moon with a circle the size you want to draw it.
The circle should be covered with small dots and irregular shapes. Drawing lightly with a pencil is a good idea when you’re starting out. You can erase mistakes more easily when you’re doing this.
Make the moon look more attractive by drawing some clouds around it. You can draw any cloud you like. Here are two examples.
Now draw some stars. Make sure the stars are different shapes and distances away from each other. Accordingly, some stars appear larger when seen from earth, while others appear smaller.
Finally, color the moon drawing.
There are a few ways to go about drawing the moon, but we hope this tutorial has been helpful in helping you understand how to draw a moon. Remember that when it comes to art there is no right or wrong way of doing things- just try out different methods and see what works for you. Thank you for reading this tutorial. Happy drawing!