How to Draw a Pumpkin in 5 Steps

5. Shading

Shade the pumpkin with long, curving lines near the ridges and at the bottom. Shade the stem with very short lines. Shade the petals with curving lines at the center and tips.

Shade the leaves with short curving lines around the veins and edges. Darken the leaves under the flower with crisscross lines.

Drawing a pumpkin was lots of fun huh? If you like the color orange, let's stick to that family of colors for a bit. Continue to the next section to learn how to draw a marigold.