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How to Draw a Basketball

Basketball is one of the most loved and popular sports among children. Apart from the proper reflexes, the bouncy ball with its decorative lines can teach a lesson or two to the youngsters in drawing too. Getting the circle right is instrumental in the success of this art activity. Intersecting guidelines help in sketching the curves that line the body of a typical basketball.

Step 1: Draw a circle with the horizontal and vertical guides.

How to Draw a Basketball Step 1

How to Draw a Basketball Step 1

Step 2: A curved line crosses the circle a little above the center.

How to Draw a Basketball Step 2

How to Draw a Basketball Step 2

Step 3: Another curve is drawn in the right half.

How to Draw a Basketball Step 3

How to Draw a Basketball Step 3

Step 4: Now it is the turn of the lower half to showcase a wave-like curve.

How to Draw a Basketball Step 4

How to Draw a Basketball Step 4

Step 5: Erase the guides.

How to Draw a Basketball Step 5

How to Draw a Basketball Step 5

Step 6: Color the basketball in a shade of your choice.

How to Draw a Basketball Step 6

How to Draw a Basketball Step 6

How to Draw a Basketball Step by Step

How to Draw a Basketball Step by Step

Kids should find it easy to draw as it involves a few steps and focuses on simple curves. Next time they are at the game, expect them to watch the ball closely to get the sketch perfect the next time around, that is, in case they found it hard the first time.


Published by on November 8th 2016. Filed under Drawing

 

One Response to How to Draw a Basketball

  1. Sandra says:

    This turned out to not be a basketball.

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