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Art Journal prompts for Fall Autumn Season
I’m so addicted to fall. During fall I feel even my art journals are a bit more magical. Fall art journal prompts are for those who love fall as much as me, and those who need some help because they miss the warm summer sun.
I have another article dedicated to autumn art ideas and activities. These fall art journal prompts work very well with that article so be sure to check it out.
Art journal prompts are a helpful way to stimulate our creative juices. When I was attending university, I was also curious about why we had assignments that had to fit certain criteria in my art and English classes. Eventually, I came to understand having some type of restriction or framework to work in actually pushed me to be more creative and thus the reason for the assignments.
If you feel stuck try prompts and also try limiting your art supplies to just a few. You’ll be amazed at what you create. I have another art journal prompts list for anytime of year you can check out here.
If you are new to art journaling check out my tutorial about how to start an art journal.
I’ll be creating my fall art journal spreads in my DIY sketchbook. I love making my own sketchbooks and art journals. Holding something I made adds just a bit more magic to my art. If you want to learn how to make one check out my tutorial for DIY Sketchbooks here!
Autumn and Fall Art Journal Prompts
1.) Dancing in the Wind
I love to watch leaves dance in the wind. They rustle together in such a beautiful way. Draw/paint some dancing leaves.
2.) By Amber Light
Fall has the most beautiful light. You can paint a scene using amber light, or just play with the colors.
2.) Golden Apple Queen
What would the queen of golden apples look like? I just made up the title, ow you can create the character.
3.) Pumpkin Patch Surprise
Pumpkin patches are beautiful places to be. Try to make something unique in your pumpkin patch.
4.) Sweater Weather
Design your own cozy sweaters. Don’t worry about getting proportion correct, just have fun.
5.) Autumn Mermaid
Design a fall themed mermaid. Would she have acorns instead of seashells? What color would her tail be?
6.) Autumn Colors
Use autumn colors to make an abstract page. You can check out my watercolor background tutorials and try these but with fall colors.
7.) Oh My Gourd!
Gourds are such funny looking things. Have fun painting some interesting gourds in your art journal.
8.) Hot Drinks and Cool Nights
What is your favorite fall drink? Paint this drink. You can even make up a drink!
9.) A Crown of Leaves and Acorns
Design your own autumn crown.
10.) Miss Spooky
Paint a pretty spooky girl.
11.) Movie Night Out
Choose a fall themed movie (Hocus Pocus?) And create an art journal spread based on that movie.
There’s something about black cats and fall that go so well together. Paint a cat, or doodle several. Let your feline senses take over.
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13.) Candy Apples or Candy Corn
Illustrate your favorite fall sweet treat!
14.) The Trees Speak
If you’re a Raven Boy fan you probably need that sentence with the word Latin. I’m a huge book nerd, I couldn’t resist.
Let the trees speak. Paint loose fall trees and have fun with the colors.
15.) Cozy Feet
Fall is all about cozy things. Such as socks and slipper. What do your cozy feet look like? Dedicated this fall art journal spread to feet or perhaps more accurately, foot wear!
16.) Campfire Kiss
Campfires are truly amazing in so many ways. Create a campfire and/or a campfire scene.
17.) By Candlelight
Candlelight casts the perfect glow for autumn. How can you make candlelight reflect on your art journal page?
18.) Thankful and Blessed
Dedicated this art journal page to things your grateful for things that are a blessing to you.
19.) Leaves are tree glitter
Autumn leaves is by far one of the most beautiful things about the season.
20.) Spice of Life
Autumn spices taste so yummy. How can you use the idea of spices in your art journal? What about their tastes, textures and colors? Uses this inspiration to create a fall art journal spread that awakens your senses.
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Art Journal Prompts for Fall Autumn
I hope you found these prompts helpful and fun! I’d love to see what art you make with these prompts. You can come join me in my private Facebook Group.
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