01.10.2023 - 31.10.2023

With the drawing challenge A paper / a day, we encourage you to draw as much as possible for 31 days. Even now, when the edition of 2023 is over, other drawing enthusiasts keep on inspire you on this page. Browse through 31 drawing assignments in the booklets below, and draw!

From 1 til 31 October, we provided a daily dose of drawing inspiration on Instagram with #apaperaday23: from video portraits and giveaways, to Sunday live Q&As or highlights of sketches by fellow artists.

Relive the past edition via our Instagram page

31 x inspiration

In spring, we asked for your favourite drawing assignment: what always gets you drawing? We selected 31 assignments from your enthusiastic responses. Browse through them and get inspired.

Let's go outside

Put on your walking shoes, pack your thermos and choose one of these 10 drawing tasks. A breath of fresh air will do miracles for your drawing inspiration.

Short and sharp

These ten challenges do not require much of your time and sharpen your eye. For beginning artists, as a warm-up, for drawing fun.

Take your time

Eleven challenges that require a bit more thinking, space, materials or people. Dive into it.

Got inspired by an assignment? Then share your drawing on your own Instagram page, and don't forget the hashtag #apaperaday23! That way, you can inspire both us and other artists.

How to join?

  • Get inspired by our Instagram page and by the drawing assignments on this page
  • DRAW
  • Post this on Instagram (your profile must be public!)
  • Use hashtag #apaperaday23
    that way we and other illustrators can easily spot your drawing.
  • Do it daily, or as much as you can/want, throughout the month of October

with the support of Staedtler