Do you love finding new things to draw? You'll never be bored when you learn how to draw cute animals, fantastic people, and your favorite cartoon characters.
But how can you take your drawing to the next level? Well, all those people, animals, and characters need a place to live. Think about it - when you watch a cartoon or read a comic book, are the characters on a blank background? No! They have lots of scenery behind them.
These step-by-step landscape drawing ideas make it easy to give your cartoon characters a home. So, what landscapes will your next art project include? Will you send your characters on an adventure in the jungle or scuba diving on a coral reef? Will they face their fears in a dark cave, a spooky forest, or the far reaches of outer space?
Or, maybe you simply want to create a slice of life. You can do that, too, with our drawing tutorials for farm, city, and park landscapes. If you need a vacation, we've got you covered! You can learn how to sketch a beautiful sunset over a tropical island.
What will you need to create these simple yet amazing landscapes? You'll only need the supplies you already use for making sketches - some paper, a pencil, and an eraser. You can also use pens, markers, colored pencils, crayons, and paints.
Just as in the final scene of The Giver, this warm cottage beckons you to enter. Pass through the pine forest and past the friendly snowman. Perhaps there is hot chocolate waiting by the fireplace inside.
The dry, leafless trees, fog rolling across the cemetery, and bats silhouetted against the full moon forebode danger in this spooky scene. Are your cartoon characters courageous enough to pass through it?
Even old-school video game characters need a place in which to play! Try using graph paper to draw this pixelated mountain scene. What quests and adventures await in those mountains? Is this the realm of Zelda, Pokémon, or Mario and friends?
City parks like this one are vital greenspaces. They give people, their pets, and even wildlife a place to exercise, play, and enjoy the beauty of nature. They're a welcome escape from the hustle and bustle of the city visible in the background.
The astronaut in this science fiction landscape is destined to boldly go where no man has gone before. From the safety of his spaceship, he can see growing crystals, bubbling goo, and a ringed planet like Saturn.
Boulders like these can serve many purposes. They can be impassable obstacles, rubble from a destroyed city, hiding places, or even weapons as they roll down a hill. Or, they can be an average, natural part of an earthly or otherworldly landscape.
Are you dreaming of summer? Sketch some summer vibes with this easy beach scene drawing tutorial. Waves crest toward a beach towel, beachball, and beach umbrella. But are the mountains in the distance calling to be explored?
A sunrise over these idyllic hills wakes the world, and a sunset puts it to bed once again. What will you sketch here as a new day dawns? If seeing this illustration makes you smile, it is likely because it hearkens back to the opening scenes of several animated children's shows.
In fiction and reality, New York City is a metropolis that often takes the center stage. It's a setting for every genre, from rom-coms to end of the world disaster movies. What's happening in the Big Apple today?
Snow capped mountains in the distance, towering over a majestic pine forest, can set the scene for a mighty adventure or a dazzling romance. What rewards and challenges await those who try to cross this mountain range?
Have you ever dreamed of scuba diving a coral reef, seeing colorful corals, sponges, seagrasses, starfish, jellyfish, and tropical fish up close and personal? If so, dive right into this peaceful ocean scene.