how to draw a cute macaron

How to Draw a Cute Macaron

If you’ve been reading my website for a while, you’ll discover I love food and drawing food even more.

I have recently developed an addiction to drawing food in a kawaii style. And I thought in this post I’ll teach you how to make a macaron.

This is such a great kid’s project! And these make adorable stickers.

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This is what you’ll learn to draw by the end of this post:

draw sprinkles

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How to draw a cute macaron step by step – Easy tutorial for beginners

Please note that I’m using Procreate and drawing this digitally.

You can even use Clip Art Studio as it is beautiful software that most digital artists use, including Manga and Anime artists.

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I talk more about how I got started with digital art here.

You can use any tool you want to make this drawing because the process basically is the same. You can use color pencils, pens or crayons – it’s completely your choice!

Let’s begin.

Step 1: Draw the outline of the macaron

Let’s start by drawing the upper macaron – we will start with a simple curve first like this:

draw a simple curve

Next, we’ll draw the ridges at the end of the macaron.

draw the upper macaron side

Draw more ridges on the upper side of the macaron.

draw ridges

Next, we’ll draw the cream under the first macaron.

draw the cream filling

Next, we’ll draw the rest of the cream – just draw a wavy line.

complete drawing the cream filling

Lastly, we’ll draw the bottom macaron.

draw the lower macaron

And now, we’ll draw ridges on the second macaron to make it look really realistic.

draw more ridges

And we’re done!

Let’s color the macaron now.

Step 2: Color the macaron

Color the macaron any color you want.

I’m going to color it pink.

color the macaron

You can add a nice drizzle on top of the macaron.

draw the cream

And lastly, you can add some sprinkles on top if you want to add more texture.

draw sprinkles

And we’re done drawing and coloring the macaron.

Drawing Resources

I hope this tutorial was helpful to you and you enjoyed drawing this macaron. You can even use this post as a cute macaron reference.

If you want to see more tutorials on drawing kawaii animals and kawaii things, please leave a comment below on what you’d like to see next!

I will add more kawaii drawing tutorials (animals, food, and lots of things) to this blog, so keep a lookout!

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The course is in English, and it’s amazing!

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What do you need?

A sketchbook, Photoshop or Procreate, and a graphic tablet so that you can draw the kawaii characters. If you want to make stickers, you’ll need a printer and sticker sheets. I explain how to make stickers on Procreate here.

This course is perfect even if you don’t want to make stickers and just draw kawaii animals!

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If you are just getting started with ProCreate, I highly recommend this course: Procreate for Beginners: Digital Illustration 101

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