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How to Draw Krishna Easy Step by Step

Lord Krishna is one of the cutest gods in the hindu religion. He is worshipped as the eighth avatar of Vishnu and also as the supreme God in his own right. In this tutorial, we are learning how to draw a Krishna step by step

In this tutorial, we will show you step by step drawing of a Krishna for kids. Especially this tutorial is for kids and beginners.

Art Materials & Equipment

  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Marker
  • Pencil Color
  • Eraser (Erase If Made Mistake)
  • Sharpener (To Sharp Pencil)
  • Compass (Alternative)

About Lord Krishna

Krishna pronounced is a major deity in Hinduism. He is worshipped as the eighth avatar of Vishnu and also as the supreme God in his own right. He is the god of protection, compassion, tenderness, and love and is one of the most popular and widely revered among Indian divinities.

Krishna Janmashtami

Janmashtami is also known as Krishna Janmashtami marks the birth of Lord Krishna and is one of the huge festivals in the Hindu religion. Janmashtami is also celebrated in houses in different ways. People decorate both the inside and outside of the house with lights.

Video Tutorial

Also Read: How to Draw a Matki for Janmashtami

Steps To Draw A Krishna

You can see the short demo in the image below. And you can follow the stepwise instructions in detail below. Follow the steps below to easily draw krishna step by step.

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Draw Krishna Step by Step

Draw Krishna’s Face

We are starting from the face of Lord Krishna so first draw the face part as in the image above.

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Step 1

Draw Peacock Feather

Next, draw the ear hair and peacock feather in the head as in the picture above.

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Step 2

Draw Krishna’s Hand

Now draw one hand of the krishna as in the image above.

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Step 3

Draw Belt

Next, draw the body of the krishna with the cute belt as in the image above.

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Step 4

Draw Krishna’s Another Hand

Then, draw another hand of lord krishna as in the image above.

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Step 5


Draw Bansuri or Flute

After that draw the flute in the hand of the lord Krishna as in the image above. Draw a rectangular long flute.

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Step 6

Draw Krishna’s Eyes and Nose

Now, to complete the drawing, draw the eyes and nose of krishna as in the image above.

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Step 7

Draw Garland

Then draw a garland on Lord Krishna’s neck as in the image above.

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Step 8

Complete Hair Design

Finally, complete the design of lord Krishna’s hair and the peacock feather as in the image above.

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Step 9

Finally, we draw a cute little Krishna with a small peacock feather on his head easily step by step for kids and beginners. Now, let’s colour our cute little Krishna in the next step.

Colouring a Krishna

After the drawing of a cute Krishna is completed we move forward with colouring the god Krishna. For colouring, we had chosen some basic colours.

We coloured Krishna’s hair to grey in colour and we colour peacock feathers on Krishna’s head to green on the outer part and yellow in the middle part and dark blue on the inner part.

For the flute, we use brown colour and for the garland, we use red colour. And for the belt, we use orange colour. You can fill colour according to our wish too.

Colour Details:

  1. Grey
  2. Green
  3. Yellow
  4. Orange
  5. Brown
  6. Black
  7. Dark Blue
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How to Draw Krishna for Kids

Final Image of a Krishna

After colouring, we get a cartoon krishna. You can use a pencil colour(we made it digital).

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How to Draw Krishna for Kids


Great Job 

Finally, we draw a cute little krishna and colour it. I hope you find our tutorial easy and simple.

This is how you can draw a lord krishna easily with a stepwise tutorial for kids. Comment below if you find our tutorial helpful and suggest “NAME” if you have any requests or you have any problems while drawing it.

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