17 Easy Thanksgiving Drawing Ideas

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Here are seventeen easy Thanksgiving drawing ideas that are great for beginners or anyone looking for an easy holiday drawing project.

Thanksgiving is a special time of year that brings family and friends together to express gratitude for the blessings in their lives. It’s also a wonderful opportunity to embrace your creativity and make cherished memories.

If you’re looking for ways to add a personal touch to your Thanksgiving celebration, drawings are a great idea. Also, these drawing ideas are cute and easy to recreate.

For more drawing ideas for the season, check out these Fall Watercolor Painting Ideas.

1. Red Leaf Drawing

Simple Red Leaf Drawing

Create a bright autumnal scene with this fun and easy red leaf drawing. All you need is a sheet of paper, some colored pencils or markers, and an inspiring design.

2. Corn in the Husk Drawing

Corn in Husk Drawing

Get creative with this adorable drawing of corn on the cob (in the husk). A simple piece of corn can capture the essence of Thanksgiving in one cute drawing.

3. Turkey Wearing a Capotain (Pilgrim Hat)

Turkey Wearing a Capotain (Pilgrim Hat)

Give your turkey a special twist with this drawing idea. This fun watercolor painting features a festive bird wearing a capotain hat.

4. Green Squash Drawing

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Bring the flavors of Thanksgiving to your art with this green squash drawing. You can add decorative details like leaves, stems, or even a hat to your squash.

5. Turkey Drumstick Drawing

Turkey Drumstick Drawing

Show your love for the star of Thanksgiving dinner with this turkey drumstick drawing. I find this to be such a simple and creative drawing idea.

6. Orange Leaf Drawing

Orange Leaf Drawing

Get creative with this easy orange leaf drawing. Drawing leaves is the perfect way to capture the beauty of the autumn season.

7. Easy Carrot Drawing

Easy Carrot Drawing

One of my favorite vegetable dishes during the fall season is honey-glazed carrots. If you too love this tasty vegetable, this reference shows you just how simple it can be to draw a carrot.

8. Simple Turkey Drawing

Easy turkey drawing

This classic turkey reference is perfect for anyone who wants to create a traditional Thanksgiving drawing. Just draw your favorite kind of turkey and then add a bed of greens.

9. Basket Filled with Squash

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The perfect inspiration for your next Thanksgiving drawing is a basket filled with squash. Not only are squash delicious, but they also embody the warmth and coziness of the autumn season.

10. Happy Turkey Drawing

Happy Turkey Drawing
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This turkey waving hello is so adorable. If you plan on making your own greeting cards, this Thanksgiving, this watercolor painting should provide you with plenty of inspiration.

11. Pumpkin Pie Drawing

Pumpkin Pie Drawing
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No Thanksgiving is complete without pumpkin pie. Create your own delicious-looking pie with this easy drawing idea. Other pie drawing ideas are apple pie and cherry pie.

12. Hot Cocoa Drawing

Hot Cocoa Drawing

Celebrate the season with a cozy hot cocoa drawing. Just add some marshmallows and draw your favorite mug.

13. Fireplace Drawing

Fireplace Drawing

Drawing a fireplace doesn’t have to be intimidating. As you can see, the artist has shown just how easy it can be to draw a fireplace. Add a little warmth to your Thanksgiving drawings with this easy drawing idea.

14. Easy Turkey Drawing

Easy Turkey Drawing

Sometimes the simplest drawings can be the coolest. Create a turkey drawing with just a few simple lines and shapes—perfect for beginner artists.

15. Pumpkin Drawing

Pumpkin Drawing

Pumpkins are a classic symbol of Thanksgiving, and this easy pumpkin drawing is the perfect way to get creative with the holiday. Draw your own design, or use this for inspiration.

16. Capotain (Pilgrim) Hat

Capotain Hat (Pilgrim Hat)

Many of us know this hat as being a “Pilgrim” hat but as I mentioned earlier, it’s actually called at capotain hat. You can’t help but think of Thanksgiving when you see their hat, that’s why drawing one is such a great idea.

17. Apple Pie Drawing

Apple Pie Drawing

This easy apple pie drawing is the perfect way to get creative with Thanksgiving. Give your pie some extra flair by adding a lattice top or decorate your crust in a different way.

These seventeen Thanksgiving drawing ideas are sure to bring a wonderful touch of creativity to your holiday celebration. Take some time for yourself and get creative with these easy ideas.

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