Year Six Prompts Archive

Below are the prompts for the 2024 edition of the Making Art Everyday project. Click or tap each of the monthly themes below to get a full list of the prompts. Each prompt is linked to a search for reference photos, and relevant tutorials are listed at the bottom of each month’s prompts. This page will be updated as the year progresses.

January's Theme: Food

Food is an excellent subject matter choice for all skill levels because it is universal and easily recognizable. Plus, it offers a wide range of shapes, textures, and colors to work with and the potential for endless creative expression.

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February's Theme: Drawing + Photos

This month, explore ways to incorporate photography into your art! I’ve curated stock photo collections from sites like unsplash.com and pexels.com to use in your artwork, linked to the prompts below. This month’s journal also provides helpful tips and examples about how to approach each week.

Photo Diary

  1. an object you love
  2. someone you love
  3. an activity you love
  4. a place you love

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March's Theme: Nature

In March, we’ll be exploring different ecosystems found in nature such as a tranquil pond, lush jungle, serene seashore, and an enchanting forest. We’ll not only be drawing plant life that grows in these natural places but also the animals, insects, and critters that inhabit them!

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April's Theme: Neighborhood

We’re kicking off a new month of Making Art Everyday, and our theme for April is Neighborhood. Get ready to draw all types of buildings and houses; from towering cityscapes to charming cottages – and even some unique prompts like Objects as Houses.

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May's Theme: Storybook

This month is all about taking inspiration from literature that’s available to use from the public domain. Let your imagination soar as you use descriptive text from these stories to create your own unique versions of characters and objects featured in our drawing prompts.

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