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How To Draw An Alarm Clock

Today we are going to show you how to draw an alarm clock. These days, cellphones and other gadgets have taken the place of wind-up and even digital alarm clocks. However, the classic bells of a spring-driven alarm clock continue to evoke memories of school days. It is a necessary alarming tool for early risers. How about drawing a traditional alarm clock? With the aid of our easy, step-by-step drawing instructions on how to draw an alarm clock, you can now.   So, let’s get started learning how to draw an alarm clock.  

How to Draw an Alarm Clock

Ensure you have the following supplies ready:
Pencils: A variety of graphite pencils for sketching and shading.
Erasers: Regular erasers for precision.
Paper: High-quality paper or a sketchbook.
Reference images: Gather images of the character.

Step 1 – Drawing circle

Alarm Clock Drawing Step 1

We are going to start by drawing a circle. Now that you have your circle drawn. Let’s bring it to life so we are going to basically come in and draw another circle inside. So, we can give our alarm clock a border. So, we are just going to slowly try our best to go all the way around this and follow our outside circle.


Step 2 – Drawing hour points and the center

Alarm Clock Drawing Step 2

Now, you have a little border all around. Let’s come in and let’s find the center. We are going to find the center of this circle. We are going to give a point, the 12 o’clock point. We are going to come straight down and give another circle for six o’clock. Do it again for nine o’clock. Then, go right for three o’clock. 

So, now you have these points.  Let’s imagine the center. In that area, we are going to draw a small heart. So, this is where the hands of the clock is going to come from. So, a little heart right in the center. 

Step 3 – Drawing bells

Alarm Clock Drawing Step 3

From there, let’s come up. We are going to start to draw some details. Draw a top button. It is going to be nicely centered and from there, let’s come to the side. We are  going to draw two angle lines. 

From there, we are going to draw another angle line. So, that is going to be the bell part. We are just going to fill it in with a dome for our bell. Now, try to do that on the other side. We are going to bring this point, drag it all the way across. Drag another point. Draw an angle line. Then, we draw a dome so it is about the same length and let’s draw our dome. We are going to attempt to draw the dome. We are not too off, right. So, we have our two bells in. 


Step 4 – Drawing minute points

Alarm Clock Drawing Step 4

Let’s see what we can do here first. Now, we are going to draw at 10 and 11 o’clock. Just give yourself a few lines. Just nicely space it out. So, one, two, three, four and five. Just space it out as best as you can. 

Step 5 – Drawing eyes

Alarm Clock Drawing Step 5

Now, let’s bring this alarm clock to life. So, we are just going to put in a circle – a nice big circle—and the same thing on the other side. Then, let’s make them draw some cute eyes. Two small circles inside for highlights, a curved line at the bottom, shade on the top. And add the lines at the bottom and the same thing on the other side. Now, the eyes are in. Let’s come in the center and give it a sweet smile. So just a little curve and cap it off. 

Step 6 – Drawing hands and time sticks

Alarm Clock Drawing Step 6

 Now, let’s draw the hands of the clock. Let’s say you point it right to 10 and then draw an arrow. This is the short hand. Then, we are going to go ahead. Let’s say 10 o’clock 10 minutes. So, all the way over and do not forget to make that one longer. 

Step 7 – Drawing legs and more details

Alarm Clock Drawing Step 7

Now, you should draw the legs of this alarm clock. We are just going to draw a little circle for the legs. Go all the way around and if you want, you can come up and then just drop very lightly curves. Two curves around each bell to make it look like it is on. That makes it look like it is ringing. Let’s come up and draw a little curve on top of each eye to anchor the eyes. 

Step 8 – Let’s color!

Alarm Clock Drawing Step 8

Now, it is time to put colors on your alarm clock. The alarm clock’s body can be painted a bright blue color or any other color of your choosing. You should apply a dark hue to the bell bowl and the lowest portion of the body.

Your Drawing Is Complete Now!

So there is your drawing of an alarm clock. We hope you guys love this cute alarm clock. Moreover, we hope that inspires you to practice more to draw more pictures. Thanks so much for reading our guides on how to draw an alarm clock.

Tips on How to Draw An Alarm Clock

After creating your alarm clock, you should always assess the outcome. Verify that your clock is accurate in all dimensions, equally balanced, and realistic. Finally, pay attention to the little things, such as buttons and dials. This will guarantee an accurate end result and make your artwork come to life.

FAQs on How to Draw An Alarm Clock 

  1. How much time does it take to finish an alarm clock drawing?

If you are a beginner and you take our guides on how to draw an alarm clock step by step, this drawing may take around 30 minutes to complete. But trust us, you will speed up this duration as you spend more time practicing. If you want to make the drawing more eye-catching, you can also apply more advanced techniques. Some of them are blading or layering coloring. These skills will help your alarm clock have a more special and appealing appearance. 

  1. When sketching an alarm clock, what mistakes should I avoid??

Steer clear of packing the face with excessive details. Concentrate on reproducing the general form and contour of the alarm clock while maintaining clear, simple lines. 

  1. Is it possible to utilize media other than pencil and paper?

Definitely! Please feel free to experiment with other media, such as acrylics, watercolor, or computer art. Every medium presents different challenges and special qualities of its own.

  1. How can I enhance my drawing abilities?

Practice is essential. Make time to sketch on a daily basis, even if it is only for a little while. Try a variety of subjects, methods, and styles to broaden your creative perspective. And you should stick with our guides on how to draw an alarm clock on your drawing journey to draw pictures in a basic but effective way.


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