19 Spooky Ghost Drawing Ideas

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Check out these spooky and cool ghost drawing ideas that are perfect for Halloween or any time of year. There are drawings that range from easy and beginner-friendly to drawings that are more advanced.

If you’re a beginner, try some of the drawing ideas that are drawn using simple lines. If you’re an experienced artist or if you’re interested in a more complicated art piece, check out the drawings that use additional colors or have more detail.

1. Casper the Friendly Ghost

If you’re a fan of Casper the Friendly Ghost, you’ll love this simple ghost drawing. Casper is a pleasant, personable ghost that’s often criticized by his three wicked uncles, the Ghostly Trio.

Casper the friendly ghost drawing
Artist Credit: apoos_art

2. Easy Ghost Drawing

If you want a ghost drawing reference that’s easy to recreate, try your hands at this unique piece. The quote says “Oh boo. I hurt my own feelings again.”

easy ghost drawing
Artist Credit: howdoyoudood

3. Pumpkin Head Ghosts

This drawing combines your favorite fall elements, ghosts, and pumpkins. You can use pencils, paints, and more to complete your spooky but fun ghosts with pumpkin heads.

pumpkin head ghost
Artist Credit: iamrachellmichelle

4. Cute Ghost Using Colored Pencil

Those who enjoy drawing with colored pencils will be inspired by this cute ghost. I love his sweet facial expression and the addition of the flowers in the background.

cute colored pencil ghost
Artist Credit: jillyfrancineart

5. Ghost Mushrooms

This creative painting features ghost mushrooms that have been colored using watercolor paint. Have fun drawing different facial expressions for your ghosts.

Ghost Mushrooms
Artist Credit: kmcubley

6. Scary Ghost

Turn your art up a notch by drawing this scary ghost. As you can see from the photo, he was created using Faber-Castell pens, which are some of my favorite.

evil ghost drawing
Artist Credit: lethargic.larva

7. Movie Magic Ghost

This movie magic ghost is such a fun and creative idea. This drawing was actually a commissioned piece, so if you’d like to commission the artist, check out their Instagram account @mariann_art.

Movie Magic Ghost

8. Mini Ghost Doodles

If you enjoy doodling, why don’t you try creating multiple ghost doodles? You can see that the artist has drawn chef ghosts, crying ghosts, skateboarding ghosts, and more.

easy ghost doodles
Artist Credit: myart.outlet

9. Poor Martha

I love the caption that the artist wrote for this art piece. It says “Poor Martha, she wouldn’t of worried so much about her appearance if she knew she’d decay into a pile of bones”

poor martha ghost
Artist Credit: nannie_arts

10. Simple Ghost Drawings

These ghost drawings are so simple, that even newbies can draw them. Color your ghosts and leaves in to give your drawing a unique look.

Simple Ghost Drawings
Artist Credit: startheepicone

11. Ghost Holding Coffee

This ghost holding a hot coffee is such a simple and creative drawing. If you plan on making handmade Halloween cards this year, he would look great on the cover.

ghost holding coffee
Artist Credit: toki.mew

12. Fun Ghost Drawing

Sit back and have a little fun getting creative with your ghost drawing. I think that it would be so cool if you took the time to color in the background.

fun ghost drawing
Artist Credit: varied87

13. Camping Ghosts

This doodle of ghosts camping is so cute and fun. If you want to practice your drawing skills, this is a great ghost reference. If you add color, this drawing would make a great gift.

Camping Ghosts Doodle
Artist Credit: where.aliens.live

14. Oh No, a Ghost

I just love what the artist has done with this ghost drawing. He has large eyes and is wearing a pretty cool hat. This drawing is great for helping you think outside the box.

oh no a ghost drawing
Artist Credit: 13_robots

15. Shocked Ghost

This ghost is definitely shocked, which is pretty fun because he’s the ghost. Your drawings don’t have to be complicated to be awesome and fun.

shocked ghost
Artist Credit: twiinterested

16. Ghosties

These ghosties are actually stickers created by Color Pisces. This sticker sheet includes a variety of cute ghosts that would be so fun to draw.

ghost stickers

17. Halloween Doodles

These doodles feature more than just a ghost. You can see there’s also a moon, butterfly, crow, and more. Get creative with your doodle additions.

halloween drawing
Artist Credit: elfcupsart

18. People Are Scary

This cute little ghost thinks that people are scary. Draw your own scared ghost and include your own unique quote to go with the drawing.

people are scary ghost
Artist Credit: emily.m.healey

19. Ghost with Flowers

Give your ghost a feminine appearance by adding flowers to your drawing. The flowers would look great with some watercolor paint.

ghost with flowers
Artist Credit: ghost.rose.art

If you’re looking for a way to get into the Halloween spirit, try out some of these spooky cool ghost drawing ideas. No matter your skill level or what type of mood you’re in, there’s something on this list for everyone! So grab your sketchbook (or iPad), and let’s get drawing.

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