Last Updated on October 15, 2021 by April
Want to learn how to draw a pineapple the easy way?
Pineapple is a tropical fruit that is delicious when eaten raw and is also great in smoothies, pies/cake, salads, and many other tasty dishes. The pineapple’s outer leaves can also be used to flavor meats before cooking them in an oven or grill.
Pineapples have become popular in pop culture over the past few years, appearing on many different products ranging from shirts to cups. So why not start drawing one?
This step-by-step pineapple drawing tutorial will show you how to draw an easy pineapple cartoon in the least amount of time. Whether you are new to drawing or want to add new cute doodles in your bullet journal, you will have a blast practicing your drawing skills.
Before we start the pineapple drawing guide, check if you have some basic drawing supplies on hand. You will need some quality drawing pencils, erasers, and a sketching pad. If you already have all these tools, then you are ready to go!
In case you plan on coloring in your pineapple drawing, check out these affordable coloring pencils.
How to Draw a Pineapple
There are many fun ways to color in a pineapple, but for this tutorial, we will be using a traditional yellow pineapple. If yellow pineapples aren’t your thing, feel free to color your pineapple any colors you wish to. The more creative you get, the happier you will be!
To follow along with the tutorial, use the blue lines are your reference. Blue lines will indicate the step you are on. For example, brown lines mean that you should have already drawn that part of the pineapple. The blue lines are what you are to begin working on.
Prefer a video of the drawing tutorial? Scroll to the end of this post for an easy pineapple drawing video tutorial.
Easy Pineapple Drawing Step-by-Step Tutorial
It’s time to get started on our pineapples! You will go from creating a basic outline drawing to a fully detailed colored drawing. Follow the steps below to make your own easy pineapple cartoon drawing. Enjoy!
Step 1: Draw the Main Body of Your Pineapple
First, you will draw the main part of your pineapple fruit.
Step 2: Draw Some Angled Lines
You will now begin drawing in the details of your pineapple body.
Step 3: Draw Another Set of Angled Lines
Draw another set of lines perpendicular to the first set you just drew.
Step 4: Draw the Leaves of Your Pineapple
Create the base layer of pineapple leaves. This is also known as the crown of your pineapple.
Step 5: Add Some More Leaves on Top
Draw another set of pineapple leaves on top of the base layer.
Step 6: Add a Third Set of Leaves
Draw a third set of pineapple leaves on top of the second.
Step 7: Draw the Last Set of Leaves
Add in your last layer of leaves.
Step 8: You Are Finished!
That’s it! You are now a pineapple drawing pro. If you would like to color your pineapple in, proceed to the next step.
Step 9: Color in Your Pineapple (Optional)
Here is an example of a classic pineapple colored in. You can choose to copy these colors or use some colors of your own.
Video: How to Draw a Pineapple
Want to try drawing something else? Check out this easy flower drawing tutorial.
Basic Line Drawing Tips:
If you are new to drawing or are looking for more cute doodles, start by practicing your sketching skills with our quick drawing lessons.
1. Start with light pencil lines before switching over to darker ones once you have the shape of the pineapple down.
2. Make sure to use an eraser if you need to remove the initial lines and start over again.
3. If you are nervous about your first drawing, you can print out the final pineapple drawing on this page to use for tracing.
Learn How to Draw Fruit and Botanicals
Looking to advance your fruit drawing skills further? If so, I highly recommend picking up the book ‘The Joy of Botanical Drawing‘ by Wendy Hollender. It’s amazing!
The art style of this book is a little different from the pineapple drawing you just did. Instead of a cartoon pineapple appearance, you will learn how to draw more realistic fruit instead.
The supplies required to do this book’s art are a little more involved but very much worth it.
Pineapple is a delicious tropical fruit that has been popping up in pop culture over the past few years. Whether you are new to drawing or looking for more cute doodles, this step-by-step pineapple tutorial will show you how easy it can be!
Drawing your own pineapples and adding them into bullet journals with some coloring pens could make for an awesome project–just don’t forget to practice those drawing skills first by following along with our guide.
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