How to Draw a Realistic Pumpkin Option 3

by Julia Skendzel

Later colors of chalk to create form in a realistic pumpkin.


  • Black paper
  • Pencil
  • Chalk
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Draw a large C on the left side of your paper.

    Step 2

    Draw a backward C on the right.

    Step 3

    Draw a curved line inside your pumpkin.

    Step 4

    Add another curved line.

    Step 5

    Draw a curved line curving in the other direction.

    Step 6

    Repeat step 5.

    Step 7

    If you have room, add another curved line.

    Step 8

    Add a short curved line at the top of your pumpkin.

    Step 9

    Draw an oval attached to the short curved line.

    Step 10

    Add a curved line below the oval, creating a stem.

    Step 11

    Erase the overlap in your stem.

    Step 12

    Add a curly vine by your stem.

    Step 13

    Use red to color on the first line inside your pumpkin.

    Step 14

    Blend the red to the left using your tissue. Leave a little black.

    Step 15

    Add orange on top of the red on the first line.

    Step 16

    Blend into the red using your tissue.

    Step 17

    Add yellow on top of the orange in the first line.

    Step 18

    Blend into the orange.

    Step 19

    Color red on all lines. Color thick lines.

    Step 20

    Use your tissue to blend into each section of your pumpkin. Leave a little black in each section.

    Step 21

    Add thick lines of orange on each line on top of the red.

    Step 22

    Blend into red.

    Step 23

    Add yellow to each line on top of orange.

    Step 24


    Step 25

    Draw lines or brown in the stem.

    Step 26

    Add yellow lines on top of brown.

    Step 27

    Fill top of oval with brown.

    Step 28


    Step 29

    Add yellow to top of oval.

    Step 30

    Trace vine with green.

    Step 31

    Add brown to spaces between loops.

    Step 32

    Add white to right side of loops.

    Step 33

    Congratulations! You created a realistic pumpkin with chalk!