Sketchbooks are where ideas and great work often begin. A sketchbook is a journal of the creative process, giving you absolute freedom to explore, express and discover your concepts. If you’re looking for sketchbook ideas — whether you’re just starting to sketch or need inspiration for your existing sketchbooks — take a peep at these remarkable examples of sketchbook drawings by talented individuals.

"just doodles" by Andrea Joseph

"rollergirl pile up" by Andrea Joseph

"some things are a design classic" by Andrea Joseph

"transformer man" by Andrea Joseph

"put on your red dress baby" by Andrea Joseph

"snug" by Andrea Joseph

Part of "Quaderno Berlinese" by Francesco Chiacchio

Part of "Quaderno newyorkese" by Francesco Chiacchio

Part of "Quaderno Berlinese" by Francesco Chiacchio

"baby hair doodle" by Kristopher Bernard A. Garcia

"monsters 1 5" by Kristopher Bernard A. Garcia

"for the Shadow theme on" by Kristopher Bernard A. Garcia

"very first doodles" by Kristopher Bernard A. Garcia

"sir bo 001" by Kristopher Bernard A. Garcia

"sir bo 002" by Kristopher Bernard A. Garcia

"Sink on Sorrow" by Kristy Anne Ligones

"Let Go" by Kristy Anne Ligones

"Sketchbook project 2011 pages 24-25" by Kristy Anne Ligones

"Bearing" by Kristy Anne Ligones

"Ninja Star Pattern" by Lou Medel Jr.

Part of "MESH" by Lou Medel Jr.

Part of "MESH" by Lou Medel Jr.

"Sex Poll Questionnaire" by Lou Medel Jr.

"Over the Line" by Lou Medel Jr.

Part of "early obsessions" by Stephanie Kubo

Part of "early obsessions" by Stephanie Kubo

Part of "early obsessions" by Stephanie Kubo

Part of "early obsessions" by Stephanie Kubo

Part of "Sketchbook 2012" by Sophie Roach

Part of "Sketchbook 2012" by Sophie Roach

Part of "Sketchbook 2012" by Sophie Roach

Part of "Sketchbook 2012" by Sophie Roach

Part of "Sketchbook 2012" by Sophie Roach

Part of "Newer Bits" by Sophie Henson

Part of "Newer Bits" by Sophie Henson

"i love london" by Sophie Henson

Playing Cards – Oy Mama! by Sophie Henson

"Mister Whirly" by Sophie Henson

"Field Notes Book No. 1" by Chase

"louise" by Lapin

"te quiero bcn" by Lapin

"In the Middle" by Annie Internicola

"Life in Prism" by Lex Wilson

"For Lisa" by Lex Wilson

"One-point centre" by Lex Wilson

"Impossible" by Lex Wilson

"random plusses, arrows, clouds, sunshine, droplets" by Lex Wilson

"Self Portrait – Color" by Doeki

"The OWL’S" by Rebecca Anthony

Untitled by Rebecca Anthony

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Jacob Gube is the co-founder of Design Instruct. Join him on Twitter @sixrevisions