How to Doodle a Dustpan



Step 1

Begin by combining an arc shape with a line shape as shown in the example below. These are two of the 12 fundamentals shapes of your visual vocabulary.

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Step 2

Next, doodle the base and sides of your dustpan. Again, use straight lines and an arc shape for this step of the process. Pay particular attention to your angles.
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Step 3

Time now to doodle the handle of your dustpan. Use an elongated arc shape for this purpose. Also, add an oval to the end of your handle. This is helpful as it will allow you to hang the dustpan in a convenient place at home. 🙂

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Step 4

Next, add some more details to your dustpan. Use blob shapes to represent the dirt or rubbish on your dustpan. Then use short straight lines as a shading effect on the side of your dustpan.

How to Doodle a Dustpan


Step 5

The final step is to give your dustpan a little personality and character. Use either various shades of the same color or complementary colors for this purpose.

How to Doodle Dustpan