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How To : Draw a front view of a nude woman

Learn how to draw from a professional artist! This drawing video tutorial will teach you how to draw a front view of a nude woman. This drawing demonstration will help you in the art of sketching and drawing naked women for your art projects. This is the Reilly technique for a ...more

How To : Draw people sitting down

Drawing a person sitting down and other sittign positions can sometimes be really tricky. The next time you run into a problem, be sure to use this great video as a guide. In this video, black charcoal is used and three different sitting positions are gone over.

How To : Draw Blair from Soul Eater

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw Blair from Soul Eater. Start off by drawing the head, hat, and body with a light pencil. Next, draw an arm going down from the body. These will be basic construction lines that you will draw over with a thicker pen later on. Start to esta ...more

How To : Draw a tornado surrounded by flying debris

Tornados are a force of nature, and very fun to draw. This tutorial from the fine folks at Drawing Now demonstrates how to draw a tornado surrounded by flying cars and trees. Here are their step-by-step instructions: 1. First step you should do is draw 3 curve lines as the to ...more

How To : Draw Robin (Young Justice)

Learn How to Draw Robin (Young Justice) with the best drawing tutorial online. For the full tutorial with step by step & speed control visit: How to draw Video: . .

How To : Draw and color in a simple castle for kids

This basic drawing tutorial is aimed at young children who want to learn how to draw a very basic castle, with one middle tower and two smaller turrets off to the side. Follow along with your child - all you'll need is some paper, a pencil with an eraser and a few markers!

How To : Quickly draw Sonic the Hedgehog

In this video, we learn how to quickly draw Sonic the Hedgehog. Start off by drawing the eyes and eyebrows. Next, draw the ears on the side and connect the head around it. After this, start going to the side to draw the three spikes for the hair. After this, draw in the nose, ...more

How To : Draw with basic concepts and techniques

In this video, we learn how to draw with basic concepts and techniques. To shade with different pencils, you will start out by doing a light touch on the pencil and then push down harder to create a darker shade. Use different pencils to get long and wider lines from the shadi ...more

How To : Draw the iris of an eye

In this video we learn how to draw the iris of an eye. First, draw the outline of the eye and then draw the first layer of crosshatch on the eye. This is just diagonal lines overlapping each other. For the next step get out your 3B or 2B pencil and go over the first layer that ...more

How To : Draw a woman's head

Learn how to sketch a realistic 3/4 profile of a female head and face. Begin by drawing a simple circle. Add a few more construction lines which outline the general shape of the drawing. The rough features of the face come next. Now you are ready for more artistic touches, suc ...more

How To : Turn the word "dog" into a cartoon puppy

Watch ad Wordtoons demonstrates how to turn to word "dog" into a Cartoon character. Start by writing the word "dog" all lowercase and neat. It won't work if the writing is messy or is in cursive or caps. Then draw a small circle above the "o" and "g" and then draw a line from ...more

How To : Draw freehanded like an architect

First in a series of many tutorials on "retro" architectural drawing as it used to be done pre-computer. This sequence will teach you how you can draw basic shapes and other textures in order to draw an architectural structure. Part 1 of 3 - How to Draw freehanded like an arch ...more

How To : Draw an interior perspective room

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw an interior perspective of a room. First, draw a horizontal line, then start to draw squares around it, then add in the back doors and the shelves, counters, windows, and more. Add in details using vortex lines as your focal point. You ca ...more

How To : Illustrate with markers and colored pencils

Watch this fine art video tutorial to learn how to illustrate with markers and colored pencils. "This video shows my process for making an illustration (non tradigital). I use illustration markers (usually prismacolor) and color pencils (usually prisma once again) and a wax b ...more

How To : Draw fancy letters

To draw fancy letters, block out the basic outline, begin adding ornate details inside them and even add vines and filigree around the outside of the letters. Draw fancy letters to start off a new chapter in a book with creative tips from a professional illustrator in this fre ...more

How To : Turn words into cartoon heads

Henry shows us a simple and fun method for drawing boy and girl cartoon heads. Start by writing the words "boy" and "girl" and use the shapes of the letters to create the faces. For the boy's head: 1) Write the word "boy" in large letters, but don't write in capitals. 2) Conn ...more

How To : Draw an anime girl in Photoshop

In this video, we learn how to draw an anime girl in Photoshop. First, draw the outline of the face, shoulders, and neck using a light touch of the brush. Next, draw in the details of the face and then start drawing in the hair. Use different shapes and swirls for the hair, to ...more

How To : Draw shoes with a pencil

Even the greatest comic artist of the last two decades, Bill Watterson, had considerable trouble drawing shoes. Calvin's feet always looked like dinner rolls. Here, you will learn how to sketch some realistic shoes in pencil. Practice this, and you will be well on your way to ...more

How To : Draw with charcoal pencils

Art enthusiast Bob Davies demonstrates how to use charcoal pencils in your drawings. Bob explains that charcoal pencils are useful when you simply want to experiment with a new idea without getting too detailed. What makes charcoal useful is that a wide range of shades, tones, ...more

How To : Draw a Ferrari Scuderia Spider 16M

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a Ferrari Scuderia Spider 16M. Start out by drawing the outline of the vehicle. Make sure you draw in the areas for the tires and the windshield, as well as the other areas of the car. After this, add in shading around the car on all of t ...more

How To : Draw a muscular manga style male body

Let's face it people: Guys want this body and girls want to date it (no objectification here at all). Achieve the body of superheroes, supervillains, and super toned celebrities on paper by checking out this tutorial on how to sketch a very muscular dude. This particular draw ...more

How To : Draw 3D wind flapping flags

Mark demonstrates how to draw flapping flags or scrolls. He starts with a paper in a binder but any paper will work. In this demonstration he uses a pencil to create his drawing but any pen or pencil will do. He draws the flagpole first starting on the left side of the page. H ...more

How To : Draw a muscular male superhero body step by step

With all these superhero movies coming out - "Thor," "Superman," "Green Hornet," "Captain America," and the third installment of "Batman" - it's no wonder we have been fascinated with the buff and the brawny as of late. After all, if we're to be honest here, guys want to be th ...more

How To : Draw a 3D fanged fish

This video illustrate how to draw a 3D fanged fish. Here are the following steps.Step 1: Take a sheet of paper and pencil and start drawing a circle forming the face of the fish.Step 2: Now in the middle of the circle draw an wavy line showing the jaws of the fish.Step 3:Now d ...more

How To : Draw Chibi Kakashi from Naruto

Big fan of hugely popular Japanese manga series? You're definitely not alone. In this drawing tutorial, learn how to draw Chibi Kakashi with help from Drawing Now. Search WonderHowTo for more videos from Drawing Now to learn how to draw a variety of characters and cartoons!

How To : Draw Graffiti Letters

Learn How to draw Graffiti letters with the best drawing tutorial online. For the full tutorial with step by step & speed control visit: How to draw Video: . .

How To : Draw a face with a pencil and a child

Some kids are just born to draw. In this 2-part video from her series Oliart, child artist Olivia demonstrates how to draw a face in pencil, using proven geometric techniques to get the proportions correct. It includes such tips are how to draw a mouth by using the eyes as a g ...more

How To : Draw people kissing

The video is about how to draw and paint a kissing couple. You have to have the imagination of the final position of the characters you wish to draw. The guidelines are drawn first. The limbs and features are drawn around the guidelines. After details like the face, the clothe ...more

How To : Draw small objects in perspective

It's difficult to maintain a sense of perspective when drawing smaller forms. Watch this instructional drawing video to draw using a technique called landmarking. Draw marks on the surface of a three-dimensional objects to note how an "X" will change as it moves along the surf ...more

How To : Draw Gazzy (Maximum Ride)

Learn How to Draw Gazzy (Maximum Ride) with the best drawing tutorial online. For the full tutorial with step by step & speed control visit: How to draw Video: . .

How To : Draw Tigress ( Kungfu Panda)

Learn How to Draw Tigress ( Kungfu Panda) with the best drawing tutorial online. For the full tutorial with step by step & speed control visit: How to draw Video: . .

How To : Draw a peach blossom

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a peach blossom. First, draw the vine where the flowers will be. Then, draw the petals for the flowers, creating a basic outline. From here, you will color in the middle of the flowers with black and then a darker color of what the petals ...more

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