25 Days of Christmas: Drawing Prompts

December ushers in a month-long season of Christmas cheer. Are you looking to put extra merriment in the holiday season? Drawing is a superb creative outlet to add to this magical time of year.  

25 Drawing Prompts for Christmas

Christmas tree and gifts
  1. Self-Portrait with a Christmas Theme
  2. Christmas Tree
  3. Christmas Gifts, Wrapping Paper, Ribbons, & Bows
  4. Christmas Cards
  5. Santa & Mrs. Claus
  6. Elves
  7. North Pole & Santa’s Workshop
  8. Santa’s Sleigh & Reindeer (Don’t forget Rudolph)
  9. The Grinch
  10. Christmas Ornaments & Tree Topper
  11. Christmas Stockings
  12. Mistle Toe
  13. Nativity
  14. Mary, Joseph, & Baby Jesus
  15. Christmas Star
  16. Angels
  17. Letters to Santa
  18. Gingerbread House
  19. Christmas Sweater
  20. Candy Cane and Christmas Sweets
  21. Christmas Bells
  22. Christmas Wreath
  23. Nutcracker
  24. Peace On Earth
  25. Merry Christmas

Get the most out of your Christmas drawing prompts by turning your creations into ornaments. Consider using small notecards which can easily be laminated. Next, punch a hole in the top to add ribbon to hang on your Christmas tree.

20 Drawing Prompts for Thanksgiving

Do you want to keep the kids busy while preparing your Thanksgiving feast? Or perhaps you just want to be creative over the Thanksgiving weekend. Drawing is a fun and enjoyable art form. The only limit is your imagination. If you are searching for inspiration, check out the following drawing prompts for Thanksgiving.

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  1. Thanksgiving food
  2. Favorite pie or dessert
  3. Turkey
  4. Falling leaves
  5. Sunshine
  6. Thanksgiving table
  7. Cornucopia
  8. Family
  9. Friends
  10. Tradition
  11. Football
  12. Thanksgiving Day parade
  13. Acorns
  14. Trees
  15. Pumpkins and gourds
  16. Corn
  17. Wagon
  18. Lantern
  19. Pilgrim hat
  20. Autumn scene

Get creative! Happy Thanksgiving!

November Drawing Prompts

Are you ready for drawing prompts for November? Colder, dark days are perfect for drawing. Cuddle under your favorite blanket, grab your sketchbook, and create. Do you need extra inspiration? Check out the following drawing prompts for November.

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  1. Self-portrait
  2. Football
  3. Scattered
  4. Clouds
  5. Eyes
  6. Movie Scene
  7. Flowers
  8. Robot
  9. Spaceship
  10. Tree Without Leaves
  11. Bright Colors
  12. Moon/Stars
  13. Galaxy
  14. Astronaut
  15. Home
  16. Animals
  17. Path
  18. Shapes
  19. Signs
  20. Funny
  21. Thanksgiving Table
  22. Friends
  23. Family
  24. Turkey
  25. Thanksgiving
  26. Favorite
  27. Dream
  28. Out the Window
  29. Artist’s Choice
  30. Upcoming Holidays

31 Drawing Prompts for October

Cooler days are perfect for arts and crafts. Drawing is one of the easiest art projects to begin. Even the local dollar store carries pencils, crayons, markers, colored pencils, and art paper. The possibilities are endless. Do you need a little inspiration? Check out the following drawing prompts for October.

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  1. Self portrait
  2. Mushroom
  3. Acorn
  4. Leaf
  5. Clouds
  6. Pattern
  7. Tree
  8. Squirrel
  9. Sun
  10. Sunflower
  11. Key
  12. Insect
  13. Harvest
  14. Windows
  15. Fence
  16. Curious
  17. Nature Scene
  18. Dragon
  19. Fairy
  20. Mermaid
  21. Pinecone
  22. Historical place
  23. Water
  24. Weather
  25. Family
  26. Friends
  27. Moon and stars
  28. Owl
  29. Crow or bird
  30. Artist’s choice
  31. Happy Halloween!

Halloween Drawing Prompts

It’s that time of year! Are you ready for things that go bump in the night! October brings cooler weather and Halloween! Drawing your favorite Halloween scenes and scares is a great way to spend a chilly, October afternoon. Do you need a few drawing prompts to get you through the month?

31 Halloween Drawing Prompts

  1. Self-Portrait with Halloween theme
  2. Pumpkin
  3. Black Cat
  4. Bats
  5. Witch
  6. Cauldron
  7. Haunted House
  8. Witch’s Broom
  9. Spider and Spider Webs
  10. Ghosts
  11. Skeleton
  12. Owl
  13. Witch’s Hat
  14. Candy Corn
  15. Pumpkin Patch
  16.  Costume
  17. Crystal Ball
  18. Halloween Scene
  19. Vampire
  20. Frankenstein
  21. Werewolf
  22. Mummy
  23. Zombies
  24. Creature or Monster
  25. Trick or Treat Bag
  26. Potions Shelf
  27. Old Tree
  28. Witch’s Shoes
  29. Raven
  30. Artist’s Choice
  31. Happy Halloween!

25 Drawing Prompts for Fall

The fall season brings cooler temperatures and rainy days. Drawing is a great rainy-day activity. Markers, crayons, colored pencils, and drawing paper are available at your local dollar store. The inexpensive materials allow you to get creative and stay within budget. Yes, later you can invest in other drawing tools to help enhance your artistic side. If you are looking to keep within the fall theme, check out the following drawing prompts for Autumn.

  1. Self-Portrait in a Fall Scene
  2. Apples
  3. Trees
  4. Leaves
  5. Corn Stalks
  6. Corn Maze
  7. Harvest
  8. Pumpkin Patch
  9. Pumpkin
  10. Gourds
  11. Cornucopia
  12. Scarecrow
  13. Owl
  14. Bonfire
  15. Hay Bale
  16. Hayride
  17. Pinecone
  18. Hot Beverage
  19. Tradition
  20. Weather
  21. Mushrooms
  22. Football
  23. Pie
  24. Family & Friends
  25. Artist’s Choice

Enjoy your fall season! Get creative!

Drawing Prompts for September

September ushers in cooler weather and rainy days. When you cannot get outdoors, embrace your creative side. Drawing is a wonderful stress reliever. By focusing on your art, you tune out your surroundings and relax. Do you need some drawing inspiration to get you started?

30 Drawing Prompts for September

  1. Self-Portrait
  2. Nature Scene
  3. Animal
  4. Eyes
  5. Clouds
  6. Sun
  7. Moon
  8. Galaxy
  9. Flowers
  10. Friends
  11. Family
  12. Love
  13. School
  14. Peace
  15. Historical
  16. Buildings
  17. City
  18. Trails
  19. Your Name
  20. Smiles
  21. Food
  22. Happy 1st Day of Fall!
  23. Trees
  24. Leaves
  25. Scarecrow
  26. Pumpkin Patch
  27. Fall Scene
  28. Colorful
  29. Fantasy Creature
  30. Artist’s Choice

Enjoy September!

Drawing Prompts for August

When rainy days or hot summer days keep you inside, get creative. Crayons, markers, colored pencils, chalk, and pens are wonderful instruments for drawing. Do not limit your creativity. Apply your tool of choice to sandpaper, construction paper, material, and of course drawing paper. Each yields an individualized artistic base.

Are you looking for drawing inspiration? Check out the following drawing prompts for August.

  1. Self-Portrait
  2. Nature
  3. Flowers
  4. Bubbles
  5. Lots of Colors
  6. Dreams
  7. Food
  8. Garden
  9. Smile
  10. Shoes
  11. Patterns
  12. Animals
  13. Where You Live
  14. Magic
  15. Night, Stars, & Moon
  16. Transportation
  17. Maude Up Creature
  18. Fantasy
  19. Eyes
  20. Hances
  21. Trees or Leaves
  22. Fruit
  23. Toys
  24. Roads
  25. Sports
  26. Your Name
  27. Movie Scene
  28. Water
  29. Portrait of Your Family
  30. Wheels
  31. Artist’s Choice
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