It's back to school time again! Did you finish your summer reading list? Have you gathered all your school supplies and picked out your school clothes? If you said yes, that's great!
Now there's only one thing left to do - sharpen your pencil, and draw one too!
Celebrate the back-to-school season with this collection of fun and easy drawing tutorials.
Whether you're homeschooled, headed back to the classroom, or attending virtually, you can use these cute drawing guides to create a bulletin board, make a back-to-school card for your friends or teachers, or even help you finish your homework!
What types of drawings will you discover? There are many school supplies, like scissors or pencils, and common school symbols, such as yellow school buses and erudite teachers.
Cells, atoms, and other labeled diagrams will assist you in grasping important concepts.
You can also enjoy drawing guides based on extracurricular activities, like the marching band, music lessons, cheerleading, and sports.
Are you taking an art class, or do you wish your school offered one?
Our drawing tutorials can help you ace any art class or conduct your own! Each tutorial has step-by-step instructions, along with illustrations.
In each step, you will add lines or shapes to your sketch - new lines are highlighted in blue. Some steps may require erasing previously drawn lines, called guide lines.
Don't be tardy! Start your back-to-school drawings today!
39 Easy Back to School Drawing Tutorials
How to Draw a Telescope
In science class, you'll learn how the telescope was invented, and how it changed the world when people could see the stars and planets up close for the first time. You may even get to look through one!
How to Draw a Microscope
A microscope is similar to a telescope, but instead of looking at far-away objects, you will look at tiny things. In biology class, you may observe single-celled organisms, insect parts, hair, or skin through the magnification of a microscope.
How to Draw a Graduation Cap
Graduation, also called commencement, is the end of one thing and the start of something new. Moving the tassel from one side of the mortarboard or graduation cap to the other side marks this momentous occasion.
How to Draw a Backpack
Good organization is a key to scholastic success. Use this handy backpack to store your ruler, pencil, notepad, laptop, water bottle, and so much more.
How to Draw a Football Helmet
Hut, hut, hike! If you're going out for the football team this year, you'll need this protective helmet to keep you safe. Decorate it with the logo or mascot of your school.
How to Draw a Football
Join the team or toss the old pigskin to relax after school. Football has been a fall tradition at American high schools for over a century.
How to Draw Bacteria
Remember that bacteria you saw under the microscope? Complete your science project by drawing it and labeling all its parts.
How to Draw a Flute
This type of flute, sometimes called a recorder, is often the first instrument that students learn to play. You can label the finger positions and notes on your drawing to help you master playing the flute.
How to Draw a Pharmacist
What do you want to be when you grow up? Pharmacists go to school for many years so that they can help people by providing them with safe and effective medicines.
How to Draw a Magnifying Glass
Whether you're reading small print, solving a mystery, or exploring the minuscule members of the great outdoors, this magnifying glass is sure to come in handy. It's elementary, my dear Watson!
How to Draw a Library
Does your school have its own library? Libraries are quiet places to study. You can use the books inside to look up information on almost any subject.
How to Draw a Playground
Recess is one of the best parts of the school day! What is your favorite playground equipment - the slide, the swing, or the seesaw?
How to Draw a Trumpet
The trumpet is a brass instrument and an essential part of the marching band. It makes a loud, distinct sound at football games and parades!
How to Draw a Computer
Typing is a subject that most kids learn in school. Laptops like this one are becoming more and more essential, especially for distance learning.
How to Draw a Football Player
Quarterback, center, running back, fullback, linebacker - learn how to draw the whole team with the help of this easy drawing tutorial.
How to Draw a Cute Pencil
No one ever said school supplies have to be boring! Bring this cute pencil to class and you'll always have a trusty friend by your side.
How to Draw Scissors
Whether you need safety scissors for cutting paper or sharp ones for home economics, these scissors are a necessary school supply.
How to Draw a Baseball Player
From Little League to college teams, baseball is one of America's favorite pastimes. This fun sports drawing tutorial is sure to hit a home run.
How to Draw a Basketball Player
Get your head in the game! Dribble that ball and sharpen your pencil, this basketball player is headed down the court. Two points!
How to Draw a Basketball
Did you know that the average basketball has over 35,000 dots on its surface? They'll help you to get a grip and make the winning free throw.
How to Draw a Baseball
Did you know the string inside a baseball can be up to one mile in length? You'll knock it out of the park with this easy drawing guide.
How to Draw an Open Book
The whole world can be an open book to you through the pages of a book. Go on an adventure with your favorite work of fiction or pick up a reference guide to learn something new.
How to Draw a School
Schools vary in styles of design, but this one is a classic. Open the doors and head to class - hurry, don't be late!
How to Draw an Alarm Clock
Don't forget to set your alarm for the first day of school! Draw this old-fashioned alarm clock to give yourself a reminder.
How to Draw a Scroll
Before books were invented by sewing pieces of paper together, people used long pieces of paper called scrolls for writing. Diplomas and other special documents are sometimes rolled and tied like a scroll.
How to Draw School Books
What subjects are you taking this year? You can customize the titles on the spines of this stack of books to match your schedule.
How to Draw an Animal Cell
At some point, you'll almost certainly have to draw and label the parts of an animal or eukaryotic cell. Use this informative drawing guide to create a realistic model.
How to Draw a Laboratory
Do your chemistry or biology classes include time in the lab? We've got the beakers, flasks, test tubes, microscopes, and Bunsen burners you need to carry out your experiments.
How to Draw Ballet Shoes
Are you taking a dance class in school or as an after-school activity? Slip on these beautiful ballet slippers to master your pointe and pirouette.
How to Draw an Atom
Label your chemistry supplies or complete your science fair project with the help of this atomic drawing guide. This atom is lithium, shown by the fact that it has three electrons. You can draw more or fewer electrons to represent any element on the periodic table.
How to Draw a Piano
Get ready for your piano lessons with this easy musical instrument drawing tutorial. Can you label the keys? If you draw it large enough, you can practice your fingering.
How to Draw a Ballerina
Get out your leotard and tutu - it's time for ballet class! First position, second position, grand plie, releve...
How to Draw a Cheerleader
Go, team! Grab your pom-poms, it's time to cheer at the big game. Pair this energetic cheerleader with our basketball or football drawing guides.
How to Draw a Volleyball
Volleyball is another high school sport. Serve the ball, look to your teammates for an assist, then spike it!
How to Draw a Basketball Hoop
Whether you're playing for the team or just shooting some hoops one-on-one after school, this basketball hoop and backboard is the equipment you need.
How to Draw an Anime School Girl
Does your school have uniforms? Collared shirts and pleated skirts are commonly depicted in anime and are used as real uniforms in schools around the world.
How to Draw a School Bus
That big yellow school bus is easy to recognize as it picks you up and drops you off. School buses also take you on fun field trips.
How to Draw a Teacher
Teachers are there to help you learn. It's not just their job - they're passionate about preparing you for life with all the things you need to know. Draw this picture to show your teacher how much you appreciate her.
How to Draw a Book
Textbooks, library books, book reports - books are essential to learning. Sketch this book, then pick up a real one and discover what's inside.