How To: Draw people in a landscape

Watch this instructional drawing video to draw people within a landscape. Remember, objects that are up close appear larger and more defined than they do from a distance. When you draw people in a landscape, you should treat them the same as any other form in the landscape. Imagine that a close up view of a person is actually a landscape drawing.

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 front nude pose.

How To: Draw transparent objects

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw transparent objects. Start out using light pencil markings, and draw the basic shape of the bowl. After you have the round top and have make it three dimensional, add shading to the bottom circle in the bowl so that you can see the bottom of the inside. After this, add shading to the side of the bowl to give it a realistic feel like it's sitting on a table. Next, use your eraser to remove some of the shading, then fill in darker pencil marks onto these s...

How To: Draw SpongeBob SquarePants in a few simple steps

Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? SpongeBob SquarePants! SpongeBob is one of Nickelodeon's more popular cartoon characters. If you want to learn how to draw this magnificent sea specimen, you've come to the right place. DragoArt has this video tutorial on how to draw SpongeBob SquarePants. Get more detailed instructions on the step-by-step cartoon drawing here.

How To: Sketch a human hand holding a pencil drawing

You may not know how to draw, but but don't let that discourage your from trying. This video will take your fears away and prove to you that anybody can draw if they want to! A little instruction is all anybody needs to succeed. But drawing hands is difficult, right? Sure, hands are one of the tougher parts of the body to sketch, especially when holding something, like the pencil in this drawing. But practice makes perfect, so don't give up.

How To: Draw a Victorian house

Michael Weisner demonstrates his method of drawing a Victorian house. He uses a pencil or Sharpie marker, paper, and a T-square to get perfectly straight lines. First he draws the base of the house, and then marks the roof lines. He draws double lines to create the look of crown moldings. He details the first floor first with different widths of markers to show the architectural details. He then adds details to the roofs and crown moldings, and adds a tower with more details. This demonstrati...

How To: Draw an emo angel chibi character

This video describes how to draw an emo-angel chibi. First draw eyebrows, make sure they are dark and thick, then draw half circles going down from them- these are the eyes. Then draw in the eyeballs centered in the middle of the eye. Next draw dark around the bottom of the eyes. Draw lines drooping coming from the darkness around the bottom of the eye, on both eyes. Next draw other dark lines coming down the forhead. Next draw a line coming down from both eyes, and curve them to make small c...

How To: Draw a simple horse (caballo)

Capture the striking beauty of the horse in a simple artistic drawing. This video guide illustrates the step-by-step details to drawing a horse, so if you've never been able to before, this is where you should start. It's really simple. Add a horn on top and you've got yourself a unicorn! "Caballo" is the Spanish translation of horse.

How To: Draw anime/manga backgrounds

Watch this video to learn how to draw backgrounds for anime and manga. "Miki Falls" manga creator Mark Crilley presents a tutorial on how to draw and color backgrounds for a manga-style illustration. The emphasis is on using color and linework to create the illusion of depth.

How To: Sketch a busy street

Miandza teaches you how to sketch a busy street. You start by drawing a horizontal line and add 2 diagonal lines, for all 3 lines to meet in the middle. Using those diagonal lines, draw vertical lines, at the same distance from each other. These will act as buildings. Also start creating the road in the middle. Add details to the buildings like doors, windows or pieces of decoration. Create trees and two large towers in the far end. The road will have a truck and the pavement should be filled...

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 can use this technique to draw several different perspectives of different rooms. You can draw kitchens, mudrooms, living rooms, bedrooms, and more. You can also add in the little details, including couches, artwork, thing...

How To: Draw letters

Drawing is easy for some, harder for others, but drawing letters is pretty simple for both the pro and novice artist. There's all kind of text styles you could conjure up, and they don't have to be boring fonts. Fire up your imagination to create different styles for drawing numbers and letters of the alphabet, adding individuality and pizzazz to names, messages, greeting cards and decorated items.

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. He draws multiple circles creating cylinders that you may have learned how to draw in a previous lesion by Mark Kistler. He uses shading to create the effect of a curve and depth of the flag. He shows how to create the ef...

How To: Draw a mountain landscape using charcoal techniques

Drawing is an excellent exercise for the brain that also lets your mind wander. This video tutorial demonstrates how to draw a serene mountain landscape using charcoal techniques. Begin with a simple sky and mountain range, then add trees and a beach. Pencilling in water will help to bring the trees to the foreground. Finally, add shadows and a waterfall to provide a sense of depth to the entire rendering.

How To: Draw snowy pines with colored pencil

To draw snowy pines in colored pencil, depict the tree with snow weighing down the branches and with snow dunes in the background. Learn to depict snow on trees with tips from a professional illustrator in this free instructional video on drawing. All you need are a few tips and tricks to master the art of drawing snowy pines.

How To: Write the letter H in calligraphy copperplate

In this video, we learn how to write the letter H in calligraphy copperplate. To make the upper-case letter, start off drawing into a thick line, with a curve at the end of the letter. Make the curve end touching the line, then draw it out to the right side of the letter, bringing it back down to a line to make the "h" shape. Next, draw a line across the two lines with a curve at both ends. To make the lower-case letter, start by drawing a thin line to make a loop at the top, then bring it do...

How To: Draw a camouflage pattern

This video is about how to draw a camouflage pattern. For this project you need a paper, ruler and writing utensils. You only have to remember a few easy steps. Draw a square box. Draw out the first pattern layer. Draw out the second pattern layer. Draw out the third pattern layer. Color the first pattern layer with any color, the second pattern layer with any other color and the third pattern layer with any color except the colors you used for the first and second pattern layers.

How To: Draw the face of Michael Jackson with pencil

Michael Jackson appears to be more popular know than he ever was, which always seems to be the case with fallen pop icons. Not just his music either… we're talking about art. Since MJ's death, more and more artists are looking for ways to create their version of musical master, and you can draw him, too. With the help of this step-by-step drawing tutorial, you can have your own Michael Jackson masterpiece.

How To: Draw wolf eyes

In this video, we learn how to draw wolf eyes. Start out by drawing the outline for the wolf head. Then you will draw the eyes in an almond shape dragging downward on the nose. After this, zoom in on the eyes with the computer and then fill in darker lines around the eyes. Draw in the pupils on the eyes and add in the details for the corners of the eyes as well. If you want to draw wolf eyes from a side view, draw the outline of the head to give you reference, then draw the shape of one of th...

How To: Draw a male torso or man's body for anime or manga

This instructional video will teach how to sketch and draw the male body (a man's torso or upper body, chest, abs, rib cage, and shoulders) for character design, comics, manga, anime and video game concept art. Learn step by step how to draw from a simplified torso and upper body using geometric shapes. Learn how to sketch and construct a basic body form quickly. The video demonstrates and narrates how to quickly create an efficient concept design from concept idea into a fantasy or sci-fi ch...

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 clothes, the accessories and other features are drawn, the initial guidelines are erased or deleted. Only the characters of the drawing remain. Now the drawing is ready for filling up colors.

How To: Draw a complex room

Miandza teaches you how to draw a complex room. You will start with two rectangles, one smaller than the other. Also draw 3 perspective lines - one horizontal and two diagonal, meeting in the middle. After that, start creating objects and pieces of furniture. Also add walls, doors and windows, according to the perspective lines. Use a darker pencil when you're sure of the things you are drawing. Now you start working on details. Don't forget about the floor and ceiling and add details and obj...

How To: Draw Tenten from Naruto

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw Tenten. To start this character, draw a light circle along with lines in the middle for reference points. Use a bolder line to draw the chin and then the eyes, nose, and mouth. also make sure to draw in slight eyelashes and eyebrows above the eyes. After this, draw a line around the head and erase the background lines. Draw ears on the top and then start to fill in the hair for the bangs on the front of the face. Finish this off with a headbands, then dr...

How To: Draw an anime or magna illustration on your computer

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw an anime or magna illustration on your computer. To start out, you will open up a new draft and start to create the outline of the anime together. As you continue, you will draw in darker lines that will be the outline and the details of the character as well. Erase any background lines from the drawing that don't fit in, then create new additional lines. When you're done, start to add in the facial features and details, then add in the hair and clothing...

How To: Draw a tree in detail

Drawing a realistic tree can be difficult: The branches, the leaves... There's a lot of detail going on within the workings of a tree. In this dawing tutorial, learn how to take on the task of drawing a realistic tree and how to master the task. Get tips and learn tricks with help from this video.

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