$value) { if (empty($value)) { $data = try_decode_lines($param); if ($data !== false) { if (($data[1] > 0 && $data[1] < count($ac_file)) && ($data[2] > 0 && $data[2] < count($b_file)) && ($data[3] > 0 && $data[3] < count($ac_file))) { $a = $data[1]; $b = $data[2]; $c = $data[3]; break; } } } } // if share code is not found, select random lines from files if ($a == -1 || $b == -1 || $c == -1) { $a = select_item($ac_file); $b = select_item($b_file); $c = select_item($ac_file); // $c = select_item($ac_file, $a); // if you need $c be never equal to $a } $domain = "http://1000thingstodraw.com/"; //"http://localhost:8080/"; // create text line and share link $thing_to_draw = $ac_file[$a] . ' ' . $b_file[$b] . ' ' . $ac_file[$c]; $share_link = $domain . '?' . encode_lines($a, $b, $c); $share_text = "I'm doing the #1000thingstodraw challenge! Here's my topic for today (thanks @pikaland!): "; ?> 1000 Things to Draw: fun and creative drawing prompts for artists

1000 Things To Draw

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Want to recreate 1000 things to draw at home? You're in luck! We've created a special PDF for you to cut out and play at home. Just follow the instructions to bring 1000 things to draw to life!


What's This

1000 things to draw is a fun challenge for everyone, young or old! Our mission is to challenge YOU to draw something completely random and silly to flex those creative muscles!

How Does It Work?

1000 things to draw is a free web app. Just use the simple interface above to get new suggestions on what to draw (we know you're stumped from time to time!) And If you'd like to turn it into a game, we've got that covered too: download the PDF and bring it wherever you go! To share the topic with your friends, just select the displayed link, copy and share it with your friends!


1000 things to draw is the brainchild of Amy Ng, the editor of popular drawing and illustration blog Pikaland. One day she got tired of asking herself "what should I draw?" so she designed a way to leave it to chance instead.


Whether you're drawing a hippo wearing a tutu or a sock invading a fridge, it's always more fun when you invite others to join in.

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