How to Draw Wayne Thiebaud Cakes




How to draw a cake in the style of Wayne Thiebaud’s cake paintings. See step by step how to draw the cakes, add colorful outlines, and fill in the cakes with color. The Google Slides activity is a great art lesson for kids for distance learning!

Do a critique of Wayne Thiebaud cakes using my blog posts where students look for texture, colors, and geometric shapes. Watch a video demo of how to draw a cupcake.

Wayne Thiebaud is a famous artist known for his colorful painting of cakes, pastries, and other objects.


Your Students Will:

  • Critique the work of Wayne Thiebaud using the Cake Critique blog post.
  • Watch a video demonstration.
  • Draw a cake or cupcake.
  • Optional – draw from the Google Slides activity pages.
  • Add color using markers and crayons.
  • Optional – write about their work.


What you Get:

  • Teacher Instructions (3 pages)
  • Student Instructions (1 page)
  • Directed Drawing (6 pages)
  • Drawing Starter Page (1 page)
  • Google Slides (7 pages)

>>>> A total of 18 pages!



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