Readers ask: How To Draw Clouds?


How do you paint realistic clouds?

Thick, Loosely Formed Clouds

  1. Sketch. Start by sketching a few jagged shapes. These will be patches of sky peeking out from behind the cloud.
  2. Add Water and Paint. Apply a water glaze across the entire sky.
  3. Add Darker Blues. Let the painting dry about halfway before dabbing more blue into these same areas.

How do you cut a cloud shape?

Fold a piece of cardstock in half and draw one side of a cloud. Cut along the cloud shape on both sides of your fold to create a complete cloud. Fold the rest of your card stock and trace and cut your cloud shape until you have 4-6 clouds with a fold in the middle. Open one cloud and lay flat.

How can kids make a cloud?


  1. Pour 1 cup of hot boiling water into a glass jar.
  2. Quickly spray hairspray into the jar.
  3. Immediately put the lid onto the jar.
  4. Place a 3-5 pieces of ice on top of the lid of the jar.
  5. Watch the top of the jar carefully and you will see a cloud begin to form.

How do you make clouds with Copic markers?

How to Create Clouds using Copic Markers

  1. 1 – Use B00 and outline the bottom of the clouds.
  2. 2 – Use B000 to blend out under and around the outline.
  3. 3 – Darken the bottoms of the clouds with B00.
  4. 4 – Blend out with B000 and B0000.
  5. 5 – Take C0 and shadow the bottom of the clouds.
  6. 6 – Blend out the C0 using C00.

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