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Things to Draw

Posted by  ·  May 25, 2019  ·  Last Updated: August 9, 2019

Grow your creative skills with these things to draw! Step by step guides will give you easy and cool drawing ideas!

Are you ready to learn how to draw?

 

rose drawing

Things to Draw

Print out a step by step drawing tutorial for this beautiful rose and sketch on paper. These tutorials are a perfect way to practice drawing. Just follow the simple steps and you will soon be able to master anything.

How to Draw a Rose

Flowers are the perfect subject. Check out the easy flower drawing.

Learn how to draw a flower.

easy flower drawing step by step

Drawing animals is always fun. How about a portrait of your dog?

Learn how to draw a dog.

step by step how to draw a dog

Faces can be difficult at first until you get the proportions right. Here is a great tutorial.

Need more help with the eyes?

drawing of eyes

Cute Things to Draw

How about a cute anime face?

how to draw anime

In a few easy steps, you can make a cartoon turkey.

Turkey Drawing Tutorial

how to draw a turkey Coloring Page

Feeling festive? Celebrate the season with a Rudolf the Red Nose Reindeer.

Draw Rudolph Reindeer Printable

Who wouldn’t want to draw an elephant? He is big and sorta cute, right? Be sure to grab a pencil not a pen for these sketches.

drawing of elephant

If you need more things to draw here is a list full of ideas.

  • A Butterfly
  • Your Pet
  • Superheros
  • Comic Strips
  • Dogs and Cats
  • Doodle
  • A Landscape
  • A Rainbow – don’t forget the lucky pot of gold
  • Mandalas
  • Solar System
  • Trees
  • Flowers
  • A Still Life – gather up some fruit and put in a bowl and start sketching
  • Cartoon People
  • Food
  • Cupcakes, Cake and Candy
  • Fruits and Vegetables
  • Cars
  • Airplanes
  • Trains
  • Buildings
  • Sports Equipment
  • Keys
  • Money
  • Playing Cards
  • The World

What are the best pencils for sketching?

For detail, you want H pencils and for adding shading and texture, you will want B pencils.   The hardness of the pencil’s graphite core is usually marked on the side of the pencil. The higher the number, the harder the graphite and the lighter the mark left on the paper.  The standard sketching pencil is HB or 2B.

What are the best sketchbooks?

Of course, you can sketch on any type of paper however I recommend getting a good sketchbook.  Not only will it help with your drawings it is a great way to record your progress. Sketchbooks can also be a wonderful visual journal. I personally like spiral bound sketchbooks as they are easy to keep the page open, but you need one that feels good to you. The size doesn’t really matter. If you want to sketch on the go be sure to choose something smaller that will easily fit into a purse or backpack.

Here are some popular brands.

  • Strathmore Series 400 Sketchbook
  • Pentalic Sketch Book, Hardbound, 8-1/2-Inch by 11-Inch
  • Moleskine A3 Art Plus Sketchbook
  • Canson Artist Series Sketchbook
  • Masterclass Premium 9 Inch by 12 Inch Spiral Bound Hardcover Sketchbook – this one has a sturdy cover but is also spiral bound.

My Best Tip:

The biggest thing to remember is you don’t have to be perfect. Art is for everyone and is an amazing positive creative outlet. All you need to do is relax and have fun!

 


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