The Big Draw, really is the world’s largest annual drawing festival,a registered charitywith the goal of promoting visual literacy and art education.
The Big Draw Festival takes place throughout the whole of October,it began here in the UK, now worldwide events take place across 25 countries, encouraging a staggering 4 million people to draw. It's created quite a storm and gathered some record-breaking achievements, such as the world's longest drawing at 1 kilometre, and the greatest number of people drawing simultaneously which is over 7,000.
This years' theme is Drawn to Life celebrating the incredible health benefits and healing powers of a being creative and having an outlet for self-expression.
Head to their website to find an event near you, held at galleries, museums, libraries and schools, join in larger community drawing events in your area. Are you passionate about drawing, or want to try something new this year?
Everyone can draw, it's about being creative and giving it a chance.
Be part of the international Big Draw Festival 2019!
Tag your drawings online @The_Big_Draw on Twitter and #TheBigDraw on Instagram.
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