If you type “Harry Potter fan art” into your search engine, amazing and talented results will appear. J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World is an inspiration for artists of all levels. Making art is one of the best ways to celebrate 10 Days of Harry Potter. Whether you make graphic art or simply draw with a pencil, relax and enjoy making fan art.
Basic Art Supply List
Are you looking for a materials list? Check out the following for a basic supply list for making art.
- Drawing pencils
- Colored pencils
- Chalk (Use chalk on paper or draw on the sidewalk to share your art)
- Drawing paper
- Construction paper (Dark paper is great in combination with chalk)
- Poster board
- Glass frames (works well with ink and paint)
When you have a tight budget, purchase basic drawing materials at your local dollar store.
Use Your Imagination
- What animal will you take to Hogwarts?
- Draw your wand.
- Create one of Hagrid’s magical creatures.
- Draw the castle.
- Paint your house colors on a poster board.
- Draw yourself in the classroom. What would be your favorite subject at Hogwarts?
- Draw a potion. What does the potion do?
- Grab your sketch pad and find a perfect tree to sit under. Now, pretend you are at the Forest of Dean from the film Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. What do you see?
There are no right or wrong ways to create fan art. Take your time, listen to Harry Potter on audio, and allow your imagination flow.
Rowling, J. K., author. (1998). Harry Potter and the sorcerer’s stone. New York: Arthur A. Levine Books,
Yates, D., Heyman, D., Barron, D., Rowling, J. K., Wigram, L., Kloves, S., Serra, E., … Warner Home Video (Firm),. (2011). Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1.