Last year we posted 1oo Things to Draw When You Are Bored and it proved to be one of our most popular posts of 2011. This year we have 100 more fun things to fill up your sketch book.  We would love to see your interpretations of any or all of the items on the list . You can post your drawing in our Flickr group for all of us to enjoy and check in every Tuesday to see our take on the list.


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1.   Zombies on parade

2.   A Very Bad Fairy

3.   Rejected Beanie Babies

4.   Goldilocks and The Three Penguins

5.   Thursday Addams

6.   Vampires in a mall

7.   Rapunzel’s first hair cut

8.   Spock in love

9.   Pencils have feelings, too

10.  Marie Antoinette drunk

11.  When shoes attack

12.  Goth prom

13.  Ice Princess in the summer

14.  Mr. Potato Arm

15.  Snow White’s new dwarves (Pushy? Hypochondriac?  Brainless?  Ruthless?  Raggedy?)

16.  William Shakespeare in the circus

17.  Square Dance Cuties

18.  Angry old man

19.  Lumberjack in a leotard

20.  Day of the Dead soap opera

21.  Dancing banana

22.  Soccer moms gone bad

23.  Glamour Don’t

24.  Food with a face

25.  Little girl with a pet monster

26.  Kitten Conductors

27.  Renaissance Faire rejects

28.  Two-headed man

29.  Fabulous mustache

30.  Bad hair day

31.  Cereal killer

32.  Teeny little super hero

33.  Smoking baby

34.  Girl with antlers

35.  Tiny Tiny head

36.  Blind date disaster

37.  Juggling something unexpected

38.  Costume party

39.  Organ grinder

40.  Bigfoot loves prom

41.  Sexy Halloween costume

42.  Bad dancer

43.  Elf vs Gnome

44.  Sacred hearts

45.  Why I’m afraid to go in the ocean (and other undersea creatures)

46.  The thing under my bed

47.  Birds in Hats

48.  The kissing booth

49.  Bigger isn’t always better

50.  12 days of Christmas ‘strange style

51.  Those who love striped socks

52.  Cavewomen

53.  Sickeningly cute baby animal

54.  Snowman Soccer

55.  Rainbows revisited

56.  Eyeball

57.  A robot in love

58.  Frankensein and Bride of Frankenstein in couples counseling

59.  Tattoo Art

60.  Gnaked Gnomes

61.  Venus Fly Traps

62.   Demonic toddlers (one here too!)

63.  Creepy faces

64.  Octopus with a cold

65.  Two jellyfish fighting over a hotdog

66.  Zombie in Love

67.  Wanna Be Guitar Hero

68.  Eyeball Flowers

69.  Robot on the beach

70.  Cute sushi

71.  Mimes getting ready to rumble

72.  Chicken wearing fishnets

73.  One eyed girl

74.  Zombie cupcakes

75.  Big Man, Little Hat

76.  Little Man, Big Hat

77.  Dancing Fool

78.  Sugar Skulls for any holiday

79.  Asparagus conga line

80.  Gothic Fairy Tale

81.  Outdated robot

82.  Aliens having coffee

83.  Frankenstein reading a self help book

84.  Girl with a pet fuzzball

85.  Monster grilled cheese

86.  Eyeball tree

87.  Irregular Arms

88.  High Fashion Lunch Lady

89.  Angry hula dancer

90.  Dancing Queen

91.  Jar full of….(anatomical hearts, ponies, naval lint, etc.)

92.  Man Bites Dog

93.  Bad puppet

94.  Krampus pays a visit

95.  Rowdy Royals

96.  Babies in a cheerleading pyramid

97.  A ballerina’s lunch

98.  Alice in Thunderdome

99.  Mad scientist

100.    Cheese snob

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Kaitlyn · February 17, 2014 at 1:54 am

It didn't help at all. 🙁 but keep trying!

Swoopy · February 20, 2014 at 11:36 am

You can draw a volcano or head phones or different patterns

Ivy · March 17, 2014 at 10:13 pm

Hmm im on the 90th one!!! Cheer for me cheer for me!!!

    sarah · March 18, 2014 at 1:21 pm

    I'm totally cheering!! 😀 😀 😀 go go go!

shruti · April 30, 2014 at 5:49 am

nce ideas ths are so cool…..

Mani · October 4, 2014 at 6:56 am

You know that you could draw a perfect snickers and a perfect meal. I come from Australia
Comment – I like it awesome

Samantha · October 22, 2014 at 11:40 pm

Goth prom? Why is that funny, because "goth" people are sullen and depressed and would be a laugh to see them at a prom? This could have been a cute, funny list without putting people down. Lame.

    AnnDAngelo · October 23, 2014 at 12:52 am

    Samantha, I'm sorry that came over as an insult! Not our intention, I assure you.

Waving Neptune 79 · October 26, 2014 at 7:55 pm

How about Frankenstein and his bride at their wedding

katherine · November 21, 2014 at 6:00 pm

cool idea hopefully I can do it

Jon · January 7, 2015 at 3:45 pm

Nice list! I like finding ideas quickly so I can spend more time drawing and less time thinking about what to draw!! :-)) Just added this page to my favorites and will work through the list, trying to do one a day.

By the way, another good source of inspiration of mine is this:….

Got it for Christmas. Awesome for those who like drawing and traveling.

Laura · May 20, 2015 at 5:43 am

Perfect for when you're sick at home

Paul wenndt · November 8, 2015 at 1:54 pm

From your 2013 list of 100 things to draw.
#82- Aliens having coffee.

Paul wenndt · November 8, 2015 at 1:56 pm

Actually from 2012 list … My bad

RenarenDk · February 8, 2016 at 11:13 am

I know what to draw….A french volcano

Tom tom · February 16, 2016 at 12:01 pm

This list needs a moose!!!!

Joe joe · February 16, 2016 at 12:01 pm


    Brenda · February 16, 2016 at 12:03 pm

    True beans gals you need to go!go!go! BOYS!!!!!😝😘😗

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