20 Pirate Drawings to Get Your Creativity Flowing

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If you’re in the mood to draw a pirate, I’m sharing 20 pirate drawings to get your creativity flowing.

Because I’ve included a wide variety of pirate styles, these drawings make wonderful references. There are women pirates, Pirates of the Caribbean character drawings, pirate ship drawings, and more.

1. Captain Jack Sparrow

I think it’s safe to say that Captain Jack Sparrow is a favorite amongst pirate fans. If you didn’t know, Jack Sparrow is the main protagonist on the Pirates of the Caribbean film series.

jack sparrow pirate drawings
Artist Credit: limlight

2. Great Shading

This pirate art piece was done by Gerti Gurra. Geti is based in London and has a creative and unique art style. I love the shading that was done on this pirate.

cool pirate drawing
Artist Credit: gertitattoos

3. Colorful Female Pirate

Here’s another fantastic art piece done by the talented tattoo artist Sean Newman. Not only is the drawing itself amazing, but the color choices go so well together.

colorful female pirate
Artist Credit: seannewmantattoo

4. Black and White Drawing

Si’yann has an Instagram account dedicated to making some pretty awesome pirate-themed drawings. What I love about this drawing is that it looks great in black and white, but would also look awesome with color.

pirate coloring page
Artist Credit: siyann_stuff

5. Davy Jones

Davy Jones is another character from Pirates of the Caribbean. This stunning dot drawing took the artist 4.5 hours to complete. Contact the artist using the link below if you would like to purchase this piece, or if you’d like your own custom drawing.

dotted davy jones drawing
Artist Credit: talesofanelegy

6. Ruth Rosewood

This character is named Ruth Rosewood and was created by The Ez on Deviant Art. Ruth isn’t a pirate, but with a few tweaks, she can definitely give off the pirate vibe.

girl drawing with dress
Artist Credit: theez

7. The Adventure Zone

Faye does really amazing comics and other colorful art pieces. This drawing features Shebrie Keene and baby Argo from The Adventure Zone.

the adventure zone drawing
Artist Credit: yearofdoodles

8. Pirates of the Caribbean

Here are some pretty cool sketches of characters from Pirates of the Caribbean. I love how these sketches look simple but still so realistic. The artist did a great job.

pirates of the caribbean sketches
Artist Credit: unknown

9. Woman Pirate Drawing

This beautiful female pirate was so well done. She was actually drawn by a really talented illustrator named Yenthe Joline. You can see more illustrations by visiting their website.

woman pirate drawing
Artist Credit: yenthejolineart

10. Lady Pirate with Tentacles

The details used in this drawing are absolutely amazing. Between the art style, shading, and amazing additions such as the tentacles, I really love this piece.

lady pirate with tentacles
Artist Credit: blvk_sun

11. Dead Men Tell No Tales

If you’re looking for something fun and creative to draw, I think you’ll love using this as a reference. The quote says “dead men tell no tales.” If you like skull drawings, make sure you check out my post showcasing cool skull drawing ideas.

dead men tell no tales
Artist Credit: edwinshaffer

12. Pirate Ship Drawing

This definitely isn’t a beginner friendly drawing, but if you’ve got the time and skill, something like this would be fun and rewarding to draw.

pirate ship drawing
Artist Credit: unknown

13. Realistic Davy Jones

This Davy Jones drawing is amazing. I can’t get over the detail and how realistic the piece looks. This would look amazing framed and hung on the wall.

davy jones realistic drawing
Artist Credit: ev__aart
pirate skull drawing
Artist Credit: jakewilsontattoo
female pirate with eye patch
Artist Credit: Tumblr
three pirates sketch
Artist Credit: josephqiuart
pirate with hook hand
Artist Credit: josephqiuart
zoro one piece sketch
Artist Credit: krooz.jones.art.mx
davy jones shading
Artist Credit: jessoakleyart_
pirates and pirate ship
Artist Credit: mikebutkusart

Pirate Drawings YouTube Tutorials

Check out these cool video tutorials showing you how to draw pirates and pirate ships on YouTube.