30 Day Drawing Challenge

Last week I saw this pin on Pinterest and I instantly loved the idea. Starting May 1st, I’ll be taking the challenge and posting a drawing per day here on my blog each afternoon. If you’d like to do it on your own, please please do! If you’d like to share your drawing on my blog, just email it to me by 12pm EST the day of. It doesn’t matter if you start now and submit them later or sketch them throughout May. It’s just a great way to encourage myself to sketch daily and maybe you need that encouragement too!

UPDATE: To view my 30 Day Challenge drawings, click here. I hosted a 30 Day Photo Challenge in September 2011 and a November Photo Challenge. Camera phone challenge will start in February 2012!


  1. J3nn@

    I’ve been wanting to challenge myself on doing little drawing projects and came across this website.

    I think this is an awesome challenge and I’m going to do it!!!! Starting today!

    Thanks for the extra kick Allison!

  2. Kayla DaRocha

    I’m doing this right now! its a great idea. but what do you mean by comic? like my favorite comic? or something comical? lol idk

  3. Chantal

    I am an artist, but not a drawer…. I will do it but in the form of daily poems….

  4. KIF

    If you guys post my sloppy drawings for the next 30 days I’ll do this.

  5. Hannah

    omg im soooo doning this startin MAYBE 2day

  6. Angela

    I know it has been almost a year since you posted this, but I just found it thanks to Stumbleupon and already plan to start it tomorrow (fitting since it will be Jan 1st and a new start). When I scrolled back up I noticed you posted this on my birthday, love the coincidence (and the inspiration!)

  7. IM SO EXCITED! i love drawing and i love my sketch book(: its my entire life!

  8. :D


  9. Laura

    I saw this 30 day drawing challenge and thought it was awesome! I just started a new job as art teacher at a high school teaching drawing and painting. I’m going to use this challenge as the final for all my students in my drawing class! Can’t wait to see what they come up with! :)

  10. Robyn

    Me and my flatmate stumbled apon this rather wonderful challenge and will be beginning it tomorrow. How lovely :D

  11. abby

    amazing this will get me out of my rut!

  12. Awesome! Ok, i’m posting and starting this !! and share this with my friends.
    just started a blog so now I can even share my drawings. Im not the best artist but I love to be creatively challanged.

  13. I am a painter and just repinned this. What a great idea for my daily paintings!

  14. Jennifer

    this is so awesome…just finished day 6…been posting my drawings on FB..inspired a few people to do it too :-)

  15. Anonymous

    This is so great. My best friend and I have been a little distant because we go to colleges across the nation, but we decided to do this together and post it on facebook. It forces us to make fun of each other’s art heheh

  16. Nathan

    This is Real cool! But fifteenth day do you make a comic strip.

  17. sal

    Hi ya, someone shared this on fb and I thought it’s the best way for me to get out of creative rut! So I will be doing this soon, sharing it on my blog later! thank you xx

  18. Martha

    I am having so much fun with this. Wonderful idea, thanks

  19. Just found this on stumble and I am getting a group of people together to do this starting in March. I am going to add a day (not sure what yet) and make everyone be a little more creative then they usually are.

    Thank you from all of us for such a wonderful idea! I am looking forward to see what all of us come up with :D



  20. Awesome I am so doing it! follow me on deviantart :3

  21. I’m starting on my first drawing of this series tonight.
    It’ll probably be up on my deviantart (just click my name :D) in the morning

  22. JBJ

    I loved this and started a thread on Facebook. So far there are 5 of us doing it.
    Thanks for posting.

  23. Hi!
    Can I still submit my drawings? I started yesterday, you can look here: http://pinterest.com/missgaza/30-day-drawing-challenge/

  24. Rebecca

    For day 28 do I draw anything or what? Or is it like day 26 something I like?

  25. I love this challenge and I’m now on Day 26…thank you for sharing

  26. Nice challenge, and thanks for sharing it here

  27. Felix

    This is so dumb i had to leave a comment

  28. Brilliant way to stay inspired I use this for my art journal.thanks brilliant

  29. Good challenge ^_^ lets see if i can keep up :)

  30. Hi Allison!
    I was looking for a blog challenge that I can be busy with when I stumbled on your site.

    This drawing challenge is interesting that I’d want to start doing this even if I am not really a good artist. :)

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  32. Oh how wonderful! This is perfect, Ive been wanting to practice and gain some drawing skills and a challenge like this will be great :D

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