How to Draw a Burger: Step-by-Step Guide!

Hello Artists! Today’s drawing challenge is all about sketching a mouth-watering burger!

Why focus on a burger? It’s a great way to practice because it involves various textures and layers. This challenge will help you enhance your skills in capturing different textures like the shiny sauce, crisp lettuce, and melting cheese.

This session is ideal for anyone who loves food or drawing, adding a delicious element to your portfolio. Grab your pencils, and let’s create a burger that looks as good as it tastes!

Ready For How to Draw a Burger? Let’s get started!

How to Draw a Burger

Step 1:

How to Draw a Burger Step 1

Begin by sketching a wide, slightly flat oval at the top to represent the burger’s top bun. This will establish the basic shape of your burger.

Step 2:

How to Draw a Burger Step 2

Draw small, varied ovals on the top bun to resemble sesame seeds for a natural appearance.

Step 3:

How to Draw a Burger Step 3

Draw another oval slightly larger than the top bun underneath it for the burger patty, making sure it extends a bit beyond the bun’s width for a more realistic appearance.

Step 4:

How to Draw a Burger Step 4

Draw a wavy line below the patty to outline the bottom bun. Make sure this line curves like the patty and has a wavy edge to indicate it’s soft.

Step 5:

How to Draw a Burger Step 5

Close off the bottom bun by drawing another wavy line parallel to the first. Connect them at the ends to complete the bun.

Step 6:

How to Draw a Burger Step 6

Add another layer of lettuce or your choice of toppings beneath the burger patty, similar to the top lettuce layer.

Step 7:

How to Draw a Burger Step 7

Add the top half of the bun to the burger, making sure it is rounded and matches the size of the burger. Sprinkle more sesame seeds on top.

Step 8:

How to Draw a Burger Step 8

Color your burger with bright, appealing colors. Make the buns golden brown, the lettuce a bright green, the cheese a soft yellow, and the patty a deep brown to highlight its grilled look.


Creating a mouthwatering sketch in “How to Draw a Burger” has taken us on a delicious artistic journey! Did you enjoy layering each component to build your burger, or perhaps learn a new shading technique to add depth and texture?

We’d love to hear your feedback. Let us know how the guide worked for you and if there are any tips you’d like to share. Your insights help us refine our drawing tutorials and keep them as satisfying as a freshly made burger! 🍔

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