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how to draw a pumpkin step by step

How To Draw A Pumpkin Step By Step

When Thanksgiving and Halloween comes around, I immediately think of pumpkins. 

And though I love to eat them, decorating them for these holidays is even better.

Every year I’m super excited to try out new ways to carve pumpkins or decorate them but I also enjoy drawing pumpkins.

They can make really fantastic drawings and if you’re into bullet journaling, then learning how to draw a pumpkin will help you create amazing spreads.

There’s a lot you can do with these pumpkin drawings but if you want to start to draw an easy pumpkin, then let’s get started.

Just a reminder, don’t forget to grab an orange colored marker or pencil to make this drawing look even better.

Once you are done with my tutorial, you’ll be pleased with how it turns out.

Steps For Drawing A Pumpkin

Step 1

Step 1

Start your drawing by sketching out these two curved lines. This will be the sides of the pumpkin.

Step 2

Step 2

In the middle, draw a curved shape like this. It should meet the two previous lines at the top and the bottom but there should be a space at the top for the other lines.

Step 3

Step 3

On the right side, draw another curved line in-between the middle line and the last line on the side. At the back, draw another smaller line that joins to the other lines.

Step 4

How To Draw A Pumpkin Step 4

Now draw the last curved line on the other side of the pumpkin making it join the top and the bottom lines.

Step 5

How To Draw A Pumpkin Step 5

The last step that is required to finish your pumpkin drawing is to draw the stem at the very top of the pumpkin.

Once you do this, you can move onto the final stage of this drawing but for most part, this pumpkin drawing is done!

Step 6

How To Draw A Pumpkin Step 6

To make your pumpkin drawing look even more adorable, add some color to.

Use a bright shade of orange for the pumpkin and a light brown for the stem.

And now, finally, this pumpkin drawing guide is completed.


It was really so much fun to learn how to draw a pumpkin and I can’t wait to draw a few more. But this time, I’m looking forward to draw pumpkins with different designs or carvings on them.

I think that will be even more interesting and fun. Would you like to see something like that? If so, leave your thoughts in the comments below and I’ll get right to it.

For now, here are a few more drawing tutorials that you can try that will help you improve your skills and get better at drawing.

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How To Draw An Eggplant

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