How To Draw Forms of Water: Liquid Droplets & Ice Cubes (Super Easy & Simple Guide)

How To Draw Forms of Water: Liquid Droplets & Ice Cubes (Super Easy & Simple Guide)

There are so many ways to draw water because liquids have no actual form. But a common, practical, easy learnable way to draw this element in a way for very young children is droplets. Sweat, water, tears, anything liquid in form. It’s a very versatile doodle to master for young children to learn, in just 8 simple steps!

We will add more forms of water in this tutorial for the most common forms H20 takes.

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Step-by-Step Guide on How to Draw Liquid Drops 

  1. From the top of your paper, draw an L-shaped curved line with a broader space on its bottom. Then, continue the line circularly until you reach the point where your pencil came. 
  2. Inside it, draw another smaller L-shaped curved line on the lower right. Make sure that it has minimal space inside. Then, on the bottom of it, draw a small circle. 
  3. Repeat the first two steps by drawing another two teardrops on its right side and the other on the lower part leaving small spaces between them. 
  4. These three droplets of tear look cute! Let’s put life to it by coloring it with blue. Waters is very reflective so you can add a little shine too for cuteness.

How To Draw Water: Frozen Ice Cubes Step-by-Step

  1. A cube of ice may look simple, but it takes a combination of several lines to draw it. So, let’s make simple steps for you. First, draw a square with curvy corners then, beneath each corner, draw short diagonal lines with a vertical and horizontal line to enclose it.
  2.  We already have a cube of ice, but let’s make three of them. Make another two ice cubes and place them under the first ice cube, making it the top center. Draw these two by repeating step one. 
  3. Take note that the ice should appear in 3D shape cubes. To finally complete the details, put an ice melt on the bottom by drawing curvy lines around the ice cubes. The more curves and irregularities, the better. 
  4. We know that natural ice has no color, but to add more life to it, let’s have it with various shades of blue! The darkest shade on the cubes’ sides, a lighter one in front, and the melted ice with the lightest shade.

Learning To Drawing Sea Water / Ocean Waves

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Kid-Friendly Trivia About Water

  • It takes 2x times more water to produce coffee than it does tea.
  • Hot water can freeze sooner than cold temperature water under some conditions known as Mpemba effect. It was discovered by a high school science teacher.
  • Only 0.007% of Earth’s water is available to fuel and feed 7 billion people on Earth!
  • In a single drop of saltwater, there’s a lot of action going on. A drop can contain millions of bacteria, worms, viruses, fish eggs, plankton, etc.
  • Water is the only real material found on earth that can be all 3 different forms: liquid, gas, and solid.
  • A person can go a month without eating; the max a person can go without drinking water is 1 week.
  • Water regulates Earth’s temperature.
  • When it comes to looking for life on other planets, scientists and astrobiologists think finding life is to find water because life wouldn’t exist without water on Earth.
  • Only 3.5 percent of Earth’s water is fresh (the rest is salty.)
  • Ice cubes float because it becomes less dense after freezing which is another very unusual feature of water. Water molecules form rings and freezes.
  • A newborn baby’s body is made of 78 percent water.
  • 2% of the Earth’s water is frozen.
  • Water has another odd property…it is sticky. It sticks to each other, that’s why water forms round droplets. When it falls, drops are pulled slightly into a “tear shape” drop.
  • Mercury is the only liquid more “sticky” than water.
  • Soap decreases the surface tension of water.
  • Water is also called H20.
  • Water moves up in the plant through a thin straw stem of the plant called xylem.
  • A tomato is 95% water. An elephant is 70% water.


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