How to Doodle a Ship

Step 1

draw a ship

Begin your ship doodle by drawing conjoined arc shapes across the bottom of your page. These arc shapes will become the ocean for your doodle. Then on top of these arc shapes, doodle the hull of your ship using slightly curved lines as shown within the example.

Step 2

drawing a ship

Doodle the body of your ship by using straight lines. Notice how the vertical lines are slightly angled towards the middle. Also, notice the positioning of each of these lines in relation to the hull of the ship.

Step 3

doodling a ship

Time now to doodle the ship’s funnel or chimney stack. For this example, we will draw two chimney stacks using straight lines.

Step 4

doodle a ship

Use ovals to doodle the windows of your ship. Then use straight lines, cloud shapes and wiggly lines to doodle the smoke coming out of the chimneys.

Step 5

how to doodle a ship

Add some final touches to your ship doodle by giving it some color. You can, of course, be creative with the colors. You can also, if you like, give your ship a name or doodle some patterns or emblem on the hull of your ship.