How to Draw a Kite (3 Easy Methods You Should Try)

It’s hard to think of many outdoor plans that can be affected by a windy day. However, you can make the most out of a windy day by using a kite, as this is one object that you can use to turn things around!

As fun as it can be to fly a kite, choosing one that’s perfect for you can be just as challenging. Kites come in all sorts of shapes, sizes, and color schemes.

You can also design your own kite by learning how to draw one, and that can be tons of fun as well!

This tutorial will teach you exactly how to do that.

Learn how to draw a kite step-by-step with 3 easy methods!

How to Draw a Kite: 3 Easy Methods

Method 1:

Step 1: Drawing a manta ray shape

Drawing a manta ray shape

We will be drawing a kite shaped like a manta ray while we work through this guide on how to draw a kite.

You can also draw your own kite designs using the information in this guide! Create a sharp tip at the front of your kite by drawing two straight lines connecting to each other.

For the base of the kite we will use curved and wavy lines.

In addition to the kite’s body, you can also start drawing its tail. Do so by drawing some rectangular strips that extend from the base. The second step will follow.

Step 2: Draw some decorative detail onto the kite

Draw some decorative detail onto the kite

Now that you have completed the second step of your kite drawing, you can add some details to it.

In this guide, we are going to show you one design, but you are also welcome to create your own!

From the base of the kite, we will draw curved lines rising up from the bottom of the kite.

Kites with curved lines will have an almost rainbow-like appearance. As soon as these details are drawn, we will move on to step 3 of the guide.

Step 3: Draw more details and another piece of the tail

Draw more details and another piece of the tail

In this third chapter of our guide to drawing a kite, we will keep things pretty simple.

Your next few steps will involve adding to the details you have already drew.

At this point, you can add a few more curves to the pattern on the kite that you started in the previous step.

As a final step, we will draw one more strand of the kite’s tail trailing behind the kite.

Step 4: Draw another strand of the kite tail

Draw another strand of the kite tail

As we finish off this kite drawing, we will be adding some more strands to make the design look fuller.

You should find this step of the guide to be a simple one as well! For this one, you just need to draw another rectangle like you have been doing for the tail.

The next step will be to add the final details to this kite. Let’s get started with those when you’re ready!

Step 5: Add the final details to your kite drawing

Add the final details to your kite drawing

In the next step of our guide on how to draw a kite, we will color your design, but first we have a few finishing touches to add.

We will primarily focus on the tail of the kite.

In this step we’ll draw some more thin rectangular shapes, but this time they’ll be twisted over one another.

As soon as you have finished drawing the rest of the tail, you will be ready to draw the final elements and details. It doesn’t matter how you do it!

The body of the kite can be decorated with your own pattern or picture.

You could also add a line to it and some clouds to the background for some more ideas. How will you finish this drawing?

Step 6: Finish off your kite drawing with color

Finish off your kite drawing with color

The kite drawing is now ready for some fun coloring! To create a vivid image, we combined bright colors for each section of the pattern on the kite.

You can draw with colors similar to the ones below, or you can express your creativity by using your own colors!

It is also possible to create unique colors by changing up what art medium you use, so this is a good opportunity to experiment and see what results.

You are sure to come up with an amazing design, and we can’t wait to see it!

Method 2:

Step 1:

drawing a four sided shape

Drawing a diagonally slanted diamond shape is a good place to start. Take note that the top and bottom lines are shorter than each other. This is how the kite is made.

Step 2:

Draw a pair of perpendicular lines

Create a pair of perpendicular lines within the kite that cross each other. 

Every straight line in the shape should extend from one corner to the other. 

The narrow, lightweight wooden crossbars that hold the kite up are represented here.

Step 3:

Draw a small circle at three of the kite's four corners

Make three small circles at each of the kite’s four corners. Attach a curved triangle to the lowest corner. They are used to attach the kite to the crossbars.

Step 4:

draw a long, curving ling

Draw a long, curving line from the bottom corner of the kite. Using this line, make the tail of the kite.

Step 5:

draw two small triangles

Draw two small triangles along the string, connected at one point to each other and to the string. The kite’s tail is shaped like a bow tied to this.

Step 6:

Draw another pair of triangles

Another set of triangles, each forming a touch point along the string, should be drawn. A second bow is now formed.

Step 7:

Draw a third set of triangles

Create a bow by connecting a third set of triangles along the kit’s tail.

Step 8:

Draw the fourth and final bow of the kite's tail

Again, draw two small triangles connected by their points as the fourth and final bow of the kite’s tail.

Step 9:

Draw a long, curved line extending from the center of the crossbars

From the center of the crossbars, draw a long, curved line. The string will be along this line.

Step 10: Color your kite

Color your kite

Make your kite colorful. Bright colors make kites visible even from the sky.

Method 3:

Step 1: Draw a Diamond Shape

Draw a Diamond Shape

Let’s make the kite into a diamond shape first. The kite has four points.

Step 2: Draw in the brackets

Draw in the brackets

Now you need to draw the brackets that run across the kite. These are the supports.

Step 3: Draw in the one kite tail

draw in the one kite tail

Draw a kite tail ribbon in the same way.

Step 4: Draw in a couple more tail

Draw in a couple more tail

You should now draw in a couple more strings for your kite’s tail, but make sure you draw the tail moving as if the kite was in motion.

Step 5: Draw the last tail for your kite

Draw the last tail for your kite

You can add the kite line and the last tail of your kite if you like. If you made any mistakes, erase them.

Step 6: Finished line art

finished line art

You can draw a design pattern on the kite canvas when the line art is completed. Feel free to be creative here.


Hope these three methods help you to learn how to draw a kite. Follow our guide step by step, If you face any issues then comment below….

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