37 Thanksgiving and Fall Drawing Ideas: Easy Step by Step Tutorials
Whether you call it autumn or fall, the transition from summer to winter is a memorable season. Trees get ready for winter by losing their leaves. In the process, they treat viewers to bright displays of color.
In North America, autumn is also considered a season for giving thanks, and Thanksgiving holidays are celebrated in several countries. In the United States, the festivities center around a big meal shared with family and friends.
How do you get ready for fall? Many people decorate their homes with pumpkins and colorful leaves, unpack their warm scarves and sweaters, drink pumpkin spice flavored coffee, and take a walk to enjoy the scenery and the cool, crisp breeze.
Some people even travel to see the leaves change color or to visit a pumpkin patch or corn maze. You can add learning to draw fall-themed pictures to your autumn traditions!
Did you know? Not every part of the world experiences the autumn season. Near the equator, it stays warm year-round.
The trees there are evergreen, meaning they don't lose their leaves. Trees that lose their leaves each year are called deciduous trees.
Additionally, the fall season doesn't take place at the same time of year everywhere. When it is spring in the Northern Hemisphere, it is fall in the Southern Hemisphere - and vice versa.
Are you ready to sketch fun fall creations? You'll need a piece of paper and something to draw with - pens, pencils, markers, or crayons will do.
Fun drawing tip: use a dark pen or marker to make your sketches on red, yellow, orange, or brown construction paper. Then, cut out your drawings and hang them as fall decorations!
Pumpkins are a type of squash native to the Americas. They ripen in the fall. Some people use orange, green, and white gourds as decorations. They are also used to make delicious soups, pies, and seeds for snacking!
Who doesn't love pie? Pumpkin pie, sweet potato pie, chess pie, pecan pie, and chocolate pie are all classic Thanksgiving desserts. You can enjoy your favorite flavor with whipped cream on top thanks to this fun food drawing guide!
Oak trees hold onto their fall leaves longer than many other tree species. Along with the maple, the shape of oak leaves is among the most recognizable. Don't forget to pair them with the oak tree's seed - the acorn - listed below.
Corn is an important crop that ripens in the fall. We use it to make corn on the cob, creamed corn, corn chowder, corn chips, and of course, popcorn! This ear of corn has a smile on his face. He may be a bit corny, but he sure is cute!
In autumn, trees undergo a marvelous transformation. As the tree prepares to rest for the winter, the sunlight-capturing green chlorophyll in its leaves breaks down, leaving behind bright yellows, reds, and oranges.
Scarecrows are a symbol of fall. Scarecrows are made using old clothes and are meant to look like a person. This frightens animals away from gardens so they don't eat the fruits and vegetables. Our friendly scarecrow is wearing a cute smile!
Some mushrooms grow in the spring, and others flourish in the fall when the weather begins to umbget cool. These mushrooms are pretty, but beware - they are not for eating! Many wild mushrooms are lovely yet poisonous to people.
A card, a menu, a banner, place setting cards for the table, an invitation, even a photo backdrop - the uses for this Thanksgiving background are endless! Decorate your Thanksgiving party with leaves, pumpkins, acorns, and of course a turkey dinner.
The Pilgrims traveled from England to America in search of religious freedom. Their harvest traditions later evolved into the Thanksgiving holiday. Learn how to draw this handsome pilgrim in his traditional garb.
Jack o' lanterns have scary faces to scare off evil spirits. Did you know? In Europe, jack o' lanterns were usually carved out of root vegetables such as turnips. Pumpkins were plentiful in America and became the fruit of choice.
How do you capture an entire season in a single drawing? This one has trees losing their leaves, a rake, and a pile of leaves to play in. The boy is dressed warmly and he's pushing a cart of fall vegetables.