October 23, 2021

How to Draw Halloween, Simply. {Video Guide}

I’m a word nerd.

I love words and everything about them. I love writing them, dangling the unexpected, and discovering wordplay that will turn eyes. I like learning new words. I like using old words. I like—gasp—writing words by hand.

You see, I send letters.

And when I write letters is when I wish most that I could draw. I like to doodle in the margins or decorate envelopes. Anything. But my attempts have always been, shall we say, a little lacking? Or maybe a nicer word is endearing. To conquer this I turned to Instagram. There are an incredible number of talented and interesting artists sharing their work and offering guides to those of us that need a helping hand.

From the artist Kelly Klapstein (@kellycreates) on Instagram, here are five video tutorials to get in the mood for spooky season and, if so inclined, decorate a few handwritten notes to send a Halloween greeting.

Three ways to draw a ghost:

 

View this post on Instagram

Three ways to draw a witch’s hat:

 

View this post on Instagram

Draw (and paint!) a pumpkin:

 

View this post on Instagram

 

Draw a skull:

 

View this post on Instagram

 

Draw a (black) cat:

 

View this post on Instagram

Cheerful Drawing—and writing!

Read 4 Comments and Reply
X

Read 4 comments and reply

Top Contributors Latest

Molly Murphy  |  Contribution: 66,745

author: Molly Murphy

Image: @kellycreates/Instagram