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How to Draw a Pumpkin

How to Draw a Pumpkin

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In today’s guide, we will be learning how to draw our very own pumpkin! This surprisingly simple tutorial is made of only 9 easy steps! If you follow the step-by-step instructions, soon you can have your very own pumpkin sitting on the page before you.

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​Pumpkins are very round and ovular objects that are extremely easy to draw. Only simple shapes are needed to draw a pumpkin.

​As we begin the tutorial, you are going to want to sketch out the pumpkin very lightly. Any pencil marks too hard will prevent you from erasing away mistakes and imperfections in the long run.

​Before you start sketching, it is important that you visualize the final product on the paper. This will make sure that you won’t squish or distort any of the shapes we will be drawing.

​In the guide below, each step is highlighted in a light blue color.

​You will need a pencil, pen, or whatever your chosen medium may be. Now finally, let's get right into it!

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Step-by-Step Instructions
for Drawing a Pumpkin

How to Draw a Pumpkin: Step 1

Begin with an ovular eggplant shape, this will be the base shape that we can build on.

How to Draw a Pumpkin: Step 2

On the left and right side of your initial step, draw similar shapes. These shapes should be slightly higher than the past shape and a bit more pointed at the top.

How to Draw a Pumpkin: Step 3

Just above the right side of your pumpkin, draw a small oval shape slightly tilted.

How to Draw a Pumpkin: Step 4

Draw lines from the ends of the oval down to the pumpkin. This will be the stem of your pumpkin.

How to Draw a Pumpkin: Step 5

Draw a curly shape coming from behind the stem of the pumpkin. Draw one line first and then the other next to it.

How to Draw a Pumpkin: Step 6

Behind the shapes drawn in step 2, draw two slightly larger oval shapes. Make sure the lines of these shapes end behind the stem of the pumpkin.

How to Draw a Pumpkin: Step 7

Draw two small half circles behind your oval shapes. This will give some depth and perspective to your pumpkin.

How to Draw a Pumpkin: Step 8

Add detail.

How to Draw a Pumpkin: Step 9

Color your pumpkin and bring it to life!

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