Week 30

Found in the Desert

Week 30: Found in the Desert

We’re traveling to where the sand is hot and the sun is high. This week’s theme is Found in the Desert! I’m really excited to see how you guys interpret these drawing prompts. There’s some animals, plants and even a little bit of scene illustration. Have fun and happy art-making!

I drew this little armadillo with brushes from my Dry Brush Paintbox.

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Week 30: Found in the Desert

Daily Drawing Prompts

July 25 - 31




saguaro cactus




prickly pear cactus




sand dunes



You can access each weeks prompts with quick links to reference photos at makingarteverday.com.

Weekly Goal

If you only draw one piece this week,

draw a cactus!

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