Playing basketball is fun, but do you know what else is fun? Learning how to draw a basketball!
Our basketball drawing tutorial includes two printable pages with detailed steps on how to draw a simple basketball. We recommend downloading and printing them so you and your little ones can use them as a visual guide.
Grab your pencil and let’s get started!
How to draw a basketball step by step
If you are looking for a simple but FUN step by step how to draw a basketball, this is the right place for you!
This tutorial on how to draw a basketball easy steps is a perfect activity for children (and adults!) that love drawing and creating art. After you’re done, you can add fun details like a hoop or the court. Don’t forget to color it after you’re done with the drawing!
Easy steps to draw a basketball
Follow this easy how to draw a cartoon basketball step-by-step tutorial and you will be drawing your own in no time!
Step 1: Let’s start! Draw a circle – don’t worry if it isn’t perfect, you can practice as many times as you want.
Step 2: Add an arched vertical line slightly to the right of the center.
Step 3: Now add another line, this time make it horizontal.
Step 4: Add a circle and erase extra lines. We’re almost done!
Step 5: Now add an oval and erase extra lines.
Step 6: Wow! Amazing job! Congratulate yourself for creating such a cool basketball.
And that’s it! Hope you enjoy this easy how to draw a basketball tutorial as much as we did.
How did your basketball drawing turn out?
More How To Draw
Need coloring supplies? Here are some kid favorites:
- For drawing the outline, a simple pencil can work great.
- Colored pencils are great for coloring in the bat.
- Create a bolder, solid look using fine markers.
- Gel pens come in any color you can imagine.
You can find LOADS of super fun coloring pages for kids & adults here. Have fun!
More drawing fun from Kids Activities Blog
- How to draw a leaf – use this step-by-step instruction set for making your own beautiful leaf drawing
- How to draw an elephant – this is an easy tutorial on drawing a flower
- How to draw Pikachu – OK, this is one of my favorites! Make your own easy Pikachu drawing
- How to draw a panda – Make your own cute pig drawing by following these instructions
- How to draw a turkey – kids can make their own tree drawing by following along these printable steps
- How to draw Sonic the Hedgehog – simple steps to making a Sonic the Hedgehog drawing
- How to draw a fox – make a beautiful fox drawing with this drawing tutorial
- How to draw a turtle– easy steps for making a turtle drawing
- See all of our printable tutorials on how to draw <–by clicking here!
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The Big Drawing Book
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Write and Draw Your Own Comics
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