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75+ Drawing Ideas That Will Get You Sketching Right Now

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Cool drawing ideas inspired by the imagination:

  • Combine two subjects that don’t go together into one scene
  • Draw a new fish tank for a fish
  • Imagine a wolf made of branches
  • Cover a sheet of paper with an array of flowers
  • Design the exterior of your dream house
  • Build your own castle
  • Fill a silhouette portrait with geometric designs
  • Make your own pattern
  • Draw a still life in the Cubist style
  • Illustrate a vivid dream you or someone else has had
  • Imagine life underwater
  • Imagine a home in outer space
  • Render your favorite memory
  • Everything in the world is topsy-turvey (up is down, down is up)
  • Animal dressed like a human
  • Give an object a face
  • A neighborhood of treehouses
  • An unlikely pair of friends
  • A mad tea party
  • A forklift lifting spaghetti and meatballs
  • Aerial view of your favorite place
  • Superheroes in real life
  • Mashup of two characters in pop culture
  • M.C. Escher-style interior
  • Your world in LEGOs
  • A drawing of a drawing
  • Swap the scale of two subjects
  • It’s raining… (not water)
  • You dream house
  • Illustrate the phrase “it’s a small world” …
  • … or “your head in the clouds”
  • Imagine a city in outer space
  • A llama wearing a top hat
  • Many mandalas in different shapes and patterns
  • Illustrate part of your favorite song
  • Reimagine a famous pattern like paisley
  • Illustrate an idiom in a literal way
  • Imagine an album cover for a fictitious band (or real band)

 

For even more drawing ideas, pick up your copy of 642 Things to Draw!

Next: Learn how to sketch some popular subjects with these helpful drawing guides.

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