How to Draw a House Boat?3 min read

Activities for Kids Nov 7, 2021



How to Draw a House Boat?3 min read

Being able to draw can be extremely beneficial to your child’s well-being. It can stimulate creativity. There are many ways to start drawing, such as visiting an art exhibit or picking up a pencil and paper. This article will help you draw a houseboat. But before that, let’s know how drawing helps.

Benefits of learning to draw

  • Art and drawing stimulate your creativity and make you think outside the box.
  • It helps you develop problem-solving skills and brings out the creativity in you.
  • Being able to draw can help relieve stress and anxiety.
  • Doing this as a hobby can boost your self-esteem.
  • Through art, you can see the world from a different perspective.
  • By observing other artists’ work, you can connect with them in a different way.
  • Viewing art will give you empathy and love.
  • It will also help you understand different cultures and individuals.

Let’s draw HouseBoat today!

What is a houseboat?

A Houseboat is a type of vessel that people can use to live on the water. It can house various facilities such as bedrooms, kitchens, and baths.

Fun facts about houseboats

  • A houseboat is a small vessel that draws water from a flat-bottomed scow. It can be made up of one or two rooms.
  • Houseboats are very popular on small streams and rivers.
  • They are also found in harbors and inland lakes.
  • The hull construction of this boat retains the flat-bottomed characteristics. It has no motive power and can be towed to different places.
  • The introduction of the internal combustion engine in houseboats made them easier to move.
  • These are the ideal companions for travelers who are tired of the cabin cruiser lifestyle.
  • They combine the comfort and space of a traditional houseboat with the convenience of a cabin cruiser.
  • These boats are typically built with shallow draft and have living quarters in the main superstructure.
  • They have large windows that provide plenty of light and ventilation, making them ideal for summer homes.

Materials needed to draw the houseboat:

  • White drawing paper – To draw and color.
  • Pencil – Drawing with a pencil helps, making corrections by erasing and re-drawing.
  • Eraser – To erase any mistakes if any.
  • Black Marker – After the drawing is done, black markers can be used to make the outline.
  • Crayons – To add color to the drawing.

Guidelines to help Kids draw.

  • Making a crease is the first thing to do before drawing.
  • This is a great way to reference the steps and make them easier to follow.
  • Having a visual reference point will help someone get started with drawing accurately.

Steps to draw

Make guidelines on the paper.

  1. Let’s use the pencil and start drawing.
  2. Let’s draw a line of waves of the waters.
  3. Now add the boat shape on top.
  4. Let’s now draw a railing along the top of the boat.
  5. Now let’s draw the house above it.
  6. Draw the house shape and roof
  7. Draw the top layer and roof.
  8. Add details like windows, flags and rails.
  9. Draw round windows, door and lifesaver.
  10. Finish the lifesaver and add a sunny sky.
  11. Now use the black marker to make the outline of the picture.
  12. Let’s now color the picture.
  13. Color the water in blue color.
  14. Color the boat in yellow and red.
  15. Let’s color the sky in sky blue color and the flag in pink.
  16. Now use white for the clouds and yellow for the sun.


By learning to draw children will always develop their skills. So help them to try new things and ensure they enjoy them. Also, allow them to develop their talents. Hope this article helped you with tips and information on drawing a houseboat.


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