Easy How to Draw a Pumpkin Tutorial and Pumpkin Coloring Page
Pumpkins are great for quick and easy art projects, and this example demonstrates that you don’t need fancy art supplies to color your pumpkin. I used Prange crayons and pressed hard to get the most pigment, and I used yellow for reflected light.
Getting Started with Drawing Guides
Students will have an easy reference if they draw their own centered lines on their paper; it’s important to draw that shape big and in the middle so that the pumpkin can fill the paper; the creases will disappear by the time the drawing is finished and colored in.
Use the Button below to Download a PDF Tutorial
Use the red button below to easily download this drawing as a coloring page; simply click to open it as a PDF and save it to your desktop; use it for younger students who want to join in the coloring fun, or as a full-size visual aid.
Materials for How to Draw a Pumpkin
Prang Crayons are softer than other crayons, so they sometimes look like oil pastels, and Crayola has some of my favorite golden orange and yellow colors that are a bit richer and warmer.
Directions for How to Draw a Step by Step Pumpkin
Draw a stem on top of the pumpkin and a vine with leaves and a horizon line with a marker or pen. Color with yellow and light green crayons. Add a sky color and fill in with orange, dark green, and a sky hue.
More Pumpkin Drawing Projects
How to Draw 3D Pumpkins. How to Draw a Stacked Pumpkin. How to Draw a Fall Grid. How to Draw Corn. How to Draw a Scarecrow Face. How to Draw a Halloween Pumpkin and Cat in a Pumpkin Illustration by Pauline van der Hohenheyden.
How do you draw a easy pumpkin?
- Draw a center oval.
- Add a curved shape on the right.
- Add a curved shape on the left.
- Place a stem on the top.
- Draw a vine with leaves and a horizon line.
- Trace with aa marker. Color with yellow and light green crayons.
How do you draw a simple pumpkin art project for kids?
- Lightly draw three overlapping circles.
- Erase the insides and add stems.
- Draw lines radiating from the left stem.
- Repeat on the center pumpkin.
- Repeat on the right pumpkin.
How do you make pumpkin art?
Step-by-Step Instructions for Carving a Photo into a Pumpkin
- Step 1: Select a Pumpkin. The best pumpkins for carving are those that are relatively smooth.
- Step 2: Select a Design.
- Step 3: Edit the Photo.
- Step 4: Print.
- Step 5: Remove the Lid.
- Step 6: Scrape the Seeds.
- Step 7: Thin Out the Sides.
- Step 8: Tape the Photo.
Why are pumpkins different Colours?
As the nights grow longer, pumpkins on the vine slow down and stop producing chlorophyll, a green pigment required for photosynthesis, which degrades and reveals the carotenoids, changing the pumpkin’s color to shades of orange, red, and yellow.