Click on the headings to find these resources.


Big Draw Case studies

Drawing in Action is a website of case studies from Campaign for Drawing projects. This section showcases some of the best Big Draw events since 2009.

Big Draw Resource (file size 1.33 MB)
This is a substantial guide to thinking differently about drawing, with many ideas for drawing activities, materials and locations.


Big Draw Ideas

These are mini-magazines, with quick ideas and illustrations, to help those of you with different needs.

  • Ideas for a Family Friendly Big Draw
  • Mix up a Big Draw: Ideas for Young Organisers
  • Big Easy Draw: Quick & Easy Ideas
  • BIG Big Draw: Pushing the Boundaries




This guidance is intended mainly for organisers of Big Draw events, but may also be useful for other drawing and art projects.

Planning guidance

Step by step Planning. Marketing and publicity.(PDF)

All the stages and considerations in planning and publicising an event.

Working with people (PDF)

Guidance on working with volunteers & artists; participants, including targeted groups.

Evaluating and documenting your event (PDF)

Guidance on documentation, feedback & evaluation procedures.

Forms and Policies

Evaluation form (PDF or word)

Use this so that you can tell us about your event, and help us evaluate the Big Draw

Drawing Inspiration Awards Application (PDF or word)

Photography Permission Form PDF