Free Art and Coloring Sketches
Here's a quick and easy way to get started creating images with
watercolor, oil or acrylic paints, pastels, colored pencils or markers. Print any or all of the
free sketches that you'll find on this page and then use them as you follow the
free lessons here on TodaysArts.net. Or, use the printable sketches to help
yourself practice and improve your existing skills. Try new techniques, new types of paper or canvas
and paints or media that you haven't worked with before. With these sketches,
there's no need to worry about setting up a composition or doing a
time-consuming drawing before you start the fun part of art. Just click, print
and color or paint.
Improve your watercolor, oil or acrylic painting techniques by
painting over a free printable sketch of Queen Anne's Lace blossoms.
Apples Here's a printable sketch of apples on
gnarled branches. It's perfect to practice painting, pastels or
The Garden Rose
Paint or color as many versions of this rose as
you want. Prints of the sketches are free, so you can try different
A Country Chapel
Here's a simple sketch of a pretty little
church. Use it to practice painting or coloring
buildings, the sky, clouds, grass and trees.
sketch can help you create texture in your
images, Try different techniques. What you learn
should work on all of your paintings and
Print this free sketch as often as you want and
paint it to make it your own. It's a simple
still-life with ceramics, glass, leaves and
This sketch shows a complicated tangle of
leaves, branches and fruit. You can try to paint
or color it realistically, or click thru to see
how a simplified, impressionistic version looks.
The Fence Row
Painting a sky with clouds is always a
challenge. But, this practice sketch might help.
Print a few copies and then try different
techniques on the area above the barn and hills.
The Easter Swan
This sketch includes a large area of rippled
pond water around the swan. Print it and see if
you can make the water and reflections an
interesting part of the scene.