Football Drawing

Create your own football drawing for free, or discover one from our free collection. Choose an image below, then download for free or generate your own image in a similar style.

Legendary quarterback dominates on the gridiron
An American football helmet awaits action
An American football helmet rests silently
Gridiron Warrior Charges Through Vibrant Splatter
An American football player holds a ball
An American football rests on beige
Patriots helmet displays team colors and logo
American football rests on grassy field
A soccer player dribbles the ball
Quarterback stands ready with football in hand
Powerful football player charges down field
Broncos helmet displays team's fierce logo
A soccer player dribbles the ball
A soccer player dribbles on the field
A soccer player dribbles the ball
Fierce football player prepares for the game
Patriotic Football Player Charges Forward Fearlessly
An oval ball laces up tightly
Offensive lineman charges forward with football
Quarterback prepares to throw the football
An American football player charges forward
American football player prepares to throw
An American football player charges forward
An American football rests on ground
A rugby ball rests on purple
Quarterback prepares to throw football downfield
Tropical Flowers Frame Football and Oranges
Vibrant colors swirl around NFL logo
A soccer player dribbles energetically forward
An NFL football shines in vibrant colors
An American football player prepares to play
A soccer player stands on the field
Quarterback charges downfield with football gripped
Sports Balls and Leaves Pattern Repeats
Patriots football team logo adorns game ball
Quarterback prepares for the next play
American football player runs with ball
An oval ball laces up tightly

A football drawing is a visual representation of the sport, typically depicting players, the field, or specific game moments using various artistic techniques such as sketching, painting, or digital illustration.

This football drawing collection is hand-curated and made freely-available for use in your projects. To learn more, see the pages on license and attribution information for Kapwing.

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Football drawing is a popular art form that combines the love for the sport with artistic expression. One of the most famous football drawings is "The Art of the Game" by renowned artist Paul Trevillion, which features detailed illustrations of iconic football moments and players. Trevillion's work has been featured in numerous publications, including the official FIFA World Cup poster for the 1982 tournament in Spain. Many football clubs and organizations have commissioned artists to create drawings that capture the essence of their teams and players. For example, in 2020, Manchester United collaborated with artist Stanley Chow to create a series of illustrations depicting legendary players such as George Best, Eric Cantona, and David Beckham. These drawings were used in various promotional materials and merchandise, showcasing the club's rich history and iconic moments. Aspiring football artists can find inspiration and guidance from various sources, such as online tutorials, art classes, and books like "How to Draw Football" by Mark Bergin, published in 2006. Social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter have also become popular spaces for football artists to share their work, connect with fellow enthusiasts, and even attract the attention of professional clubs and players.

Football Drawing Facts
  • The first known football drawing was created by Ebenezer Cobb Morley in 1863, depicting a group of players in action.
  • In 1911, John Devey, an English artist, created a series of football drawings that were used as cigarette card inserts by Ogden's Cigarettes.
  • Paul Trevillion, a British artist, is known for his iconic football drawings, including the 'You Are The Ref' series in the 1950s and 1960s.
  • The official emblem of the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany featured a football drawing by Berlin-based graphic designer Ecke Bonk.
  • In 2010, the National Football Museum in Manchester, England, hosted an exhibition titled 'The Art of Football,' showcasing football-related artworks, including drawings by various artists.