How to Draw a Jack-o’-lantern

In this tutorial, I want to show you how to draw a Jack-o’-lantern. The simple guide includes nine steps that you can easily repeat.

If you love Halloween and want to improve your creative skills, then you will love this tutorial. Here you will learn how to draw a Jack-o’-lantern. This is one of the most recognizable attributes of Halloween and is a lantern that is carved from a pumpkin.

First, a lid is cut in the top of the gourd and the pulp is taken out, then several holes are made on the side of the gourd to make an evil grimace. A candle is placed inside the gourd to make the lantern glow.

In this lesson you will draw rounded and straight lines, this will be useful practice for you. In order to correctly draw the next element, use small hints.


Coloring supplies

how to draw a pumpkin

Draw the top of the pumpkin.

Depict one rounded line in the center, then add two rounded lines on the sides.

The sides of the pumpkin.

Continue the lines and depict the sides.

Depict the bottom of the pumpkin.

The lower part has the same shape as the upper part and consists of smooth rounded lines.

Sketch out the eyes.

Draw two half circles in the middle of the pumpkin. The result should be an angry expression.

Draw the top outline of the mouth.

Add some straight short lines to depict the mouth and two teeth.

The bottom outline of the mouth.

Sketch out a semicircular line and add one tooth at the bottom.

Depict the stem.

At the top of the pumpkin, add a stalk of the same shape as shown in the example.

Sketch out the dry stem.

To do this, draw one curved line on the side of the stem.

Color the Jack-o’-Lantern.

For the drawing, you will need orange and green.

Jack-o-lantern is ready! I hope that you did a great job with this task and you like the result of the work.

You can now download a PDF file that contains a short version of the lesson and additional useful tools. This will help you to return to the lesson at any convenient time when there is a desire to be creative.

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