How to Draw Book [9 Easy Steps]

In this lesson, you will learn how to draw book. Based on the tips and knowledge you get, you will be able to draw a textbook cover, a book on a shelf, and even an entire library. The pictures and descriptions will help you figure out how to draw a book. If you want to draw a story, it can be a stack of books with one open.

If you want to learn how to draw an open book in 2023, this is the guide for you!

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How to Draw Book Step by Step

Total Time: 10 minutes

Step 1 – How to Draw Book

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Before you know how to draw a book open, you need to prepare the necessary tools. It is important to choose the right pencil, since you are just learning to draw, so mistakes will occur, and an eraser will be needed. The right simple pencil will be easy to erase and will not leave dirty spots on the sheet of paper. In this case use a medium soft and thick pencil. Use paper that is not thin. Place the sheet of paper horizontally and sharpen the pencil very sharp.

Step 2

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We start drawing the book from the top lines. Draw a curved line upwards and immediately the second line. The second line should slightly overlap the first line. The end result is something like a picture of a seagull.

Step 3 – How to Draw Book

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Draw the left side line slightly obliquely. We start at the top of the first line and work our way down. The book will not lie straight, but a little to the side.

Step 4

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In the middle, where the top two lines converge, draw a slightly interrupted thin line parallel to the first side.

Step 5 – How to Draw Book

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From the bottom, from the first side line to the middle line we draw a curved upward horizontal line. This is the first half of the book.

Step 6

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Draw the third side line and to it draw the bottom horizontal curved upwards. The base of the book is ready.

Step 7 – How to Draw Book

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From all corners of the book (except the upper right and middle) draw small lines downwards.

Step 8

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Connect the bottom lines curved lines parallel to the rest.

Step 9 – How to Draw Book

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On the side also draw a straight line like the others. Using a marker, draw lines and imitation pages on the sides.


  • White drawing paper


  • Pencils

Materials: Eraser

At first glance, you might think that it’s pretty easy to make a picture of a book in unfolded form, because it consists of ordinary lines. But in fact, it is important to make the drawing believable and to portray it as realistically as possible. Drawing is easiest with a pencil, and then you can paint. If you are a beginner and drawing is a dark forest for you, then it might be a good idea to initially draw a closed book lying on a table. An open book requires more curved lines and imagination.

Either way, this article will teach you how to draw a book step by step. Have you figured out how to draw an open book? Could you do such a workshop for children yourself? How long have you been learning to draw? Tell us about it in the comments!