How To: Draw a racing car

In this video tutorial, viewers will learn how to draw the character Lightning McQueen from the Disney movie Cars. Begin by drawing a 3D rectangle. Make it rounded. Add the wheels and windshield. Draw the mouth on the bumper and the eyes on the windshield. Draw the spoiler and add the details of the car. Then erase the guidelines. Then start adding the colors. Add a darker shade of red for shading. Finish by adding the details on the car. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy drawin...

How To: Draw a woman's body

In this informative video, artist Jo dePear and VideoJug team up to demonstrate how to draw a woman's body. You will need: pencils, paper and a ruler. Proportion, anatomy, and techniques are discussed in this order: 1. Make a scale. A head fits into a body 8 times. 2. Draw guidelines. 3. Draw the head in an oval shape...and then what? You will have to watch the video. Draw a woman's body.

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: Begin drawing backgrounds

Once you've learned to draw sculptural forms in perspective you will naturally want to begin placing several objects within a common space. You would like to draw a background. The trouble is, when drawing in perspective, there is no flat background. It helps to map out the space using halfway points to make note of significant objects. Watch this four part instructional video to draw several objects against a single background.

How To: Draw an isometric pyramid inside a cube

Fashionable things come and go (remember gladiator sandals?), but truly cool things stay around forever. Take pyramids, for instance. Since the Egyptians (well, arguably, the Mesopotamians) invented them more than two thousand years ago, they still fascinate people all around the world, and the Giza pyramids are still one of Egypt's top tourist traps. And songstress Charice recently devoted an entire song to pyramids.

How To: Draw an expensive 2-door Lamborghini Gallardo sports car

The Lamborghini Gallardo is a sports car that most auto enthusiasts can only dream about, and with its cost at over $200,000, it's literally a "dream car". But you can get one step closer to reality with this realistic and artistic drawing of the Gallardo sports car. Maybe you can sell your masterpiece sketch for $200K and finally get behind the wheels of this 2-doored beast. Follow along with Merrill K to replicate this Lamborghini model on paper. Pause the video when needed.

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 a 3d staircase

This wordless video shows how to draw a staircase in 3d. Start by drawing the steps in one dimension. Extend two lines at the top of the stairs the width you want the steps to be. Draw another line between them to make a square. This creates a landing. Draw two lines downward and parallel to the steps from the line at the top of the stairs. This will create a rail and a second base. Then extend lines from each jut of the one dimensional steps, stretching the lines alternately to the base and ...

How To: Draw ocean waves

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to draw ocean waves. The image drawn in this video has water waves clashing into some rocks on shore. Begin by drawing the outline of the rocks on the right side. The horizon line of the image is about 3/4 above the rocks. Then draw a large wave that passes the horizon line. Now paint the sky in gray and paint the rock in shades of black and gray. Paint the waves and slowly build the colors. Use the pencil tool with transparent color to fill in the wa...

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: Write the letter B in calligraphy copperplate

In this video, we learn how to write the letter "b" in calligraphy copperplate. Start off with a piece of lined paper and your calligraphy pen. Create a smooth curved line going down, with a dot that is at the end of the line. After this, create a swirl on the left hand side of the line, then curve it out to make the top of the letter of the humps on the "b". Make sure you grab ink often, especially when you want to make a bolder line. Continue down to make the humps of the letter, then when ...

How To: Draw an eye from a side view

Drawing and sketching an eye side view (profile) lesson video free online lesson. Learn how to draw eye side view (female, woman) Step by Step how to video tutorial lesson. Learn from beginning rough sketch to finish drawing online lesson for comics cartoon illustration.

How To: Draw a person's face like a professional

Draw a persons face with this lesson by a professional artist. Start with a basic oval shape. Draw a light guideline through the middle of the face, then a cross line where the eyes might go. Then, draw a line for the nose and mouth. This will leave your drawling divided in three sections. Next, you begin the eyes. Draw oval shapes on the eye line. Then, draw the circles for the middle of the eyes. Then draw in the brows. Next, begin drawing the nose then the mouth. Now you're ready to draw t...

How To: Design and draw a female comic character

Fancy comic books, but don't have the skills to make them yourself? Comic book artists do nothing but draw all day, so it's no wonder they're good at it. But you may need a little more help, and this five-part series will help you along your journey into developing comic characters, specifically the female variety. Photoshop is used in the videos, but you don't need a fancy drawing application to get started. Just pull out the old paper and pencil and follow along. There's a ton of great info...

How To: Glaze oil paint over colored pencils

Watch this fine art video tutorial to learn how to glaze oil paint over colored pencils. "What you are seeing is a short time lapse of me layering color with illustration markers (prismacolor) and color pencils. I have discovered that using markers and color pencils is a much faster way to build a foundation for a painting (if you could still call it that).

How To: Draw a dog by memorizing a funny tale

Dogs are one of the simplest animal to draw. In the first step draw a small stick i.e. simple line with two arms below and a small round on the top. In the second step draw a round circle outside this one. In the third step draw semi-circle on top of the circle adjacent to the outer circle. In the fourth step draw two small circle for the eyes inside the semi-circle and make a small dot inside the small circle. In the final step draw the ears on both sides equally in the way such that it shou...

How To: Draw a plan view

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a plan view. To start, you will draw a horizontal line with a point in the middle. After this, draw lines from the point where you want to draw the buildings in the picture. Then, draw boxes inside the lines that you drew out. Then, you will draw in vertical lines on the bottom of the page, which will act as the ground. Around this, draw circles with scalloped edges for the trees. From here, draw in the rest of the details for the buildings. Finish this ...

How To: Write the letter N in calligraphy copperplate

This video tutorial with Hamid Reza Ebrahimi, shows you how to write the letter N in calligraphy copperplate. The video illustrates step-by-step how to write this letter in the most accurate way possible. To begin, you draw a thin slanted downward stroke with a moderately curled tail. Then you create a stoke tangent to the first stroke with a tapered thickness in the middle. To complete the capital N you draw a tangent line upward that is thin and has a large looping tail. For the small case ...

How To: Draw the letter "G" as a block 3D letter

The instructor in this video is showing viewers how to make a Block G in 3D. The process involves drawing the initial capital G. Then a line is made as an outline around the top of the letter and another line is made the same way at the bottom of the letter, so it appears to have a G made with 3 lines. Then the whole G is colored in to make a solid block letter. At the top of the G, a parallel line is drawn and filled in to appear the top is 3D. Another parallel line is drawn at the bottom in...

How To: Draw angel wings with pencil

Our site contains many videos on how to draw different kind of demons, but comparatively few for angels. Go figure. This video demonstrates how to draw angels wings, their distinguishing feature, in pencil. It is only a sketch at this stage, but with a little inking this could be a really beautiful wing.

How To: Paint a portrait with artist, Sean Cheetham

In this tutorial, we learn how to paint a portrait. Start off by having a subject to draw, then hold your paint brush loosely. Start to outline the face of the subject, then paint in the facial features. Shade around the eyes and cheekbones, and add the ears to the face. Use the paintbrush to create different types of strokes to the painting that fit the face you are looking at. Use shading to your advantage, because this can make a person look older or younger, depending on where you place t...

How To: Draw a sports logo

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a sports logo. You will need: paper and a writing utensil to do this. Do a rough draft of the logo with a light pencil before beginning. When finished, draw a basic helmet shape with a Sharpie marker. Trace around the lines that you made and make sure to draw the face guard when you are finished with the helmet outline. Next, add on a grille to the mask and then add more detail to the helmet as it would look in real life. When you are finished, add color...

How To: Draw a cartoon seal

Seals are fun sea creatures and you can now learn how to draw one yourself. Seals are cute, especially baby seals. Seals are cute, especially baby seals. Seals are cute, especially baby seals. Seals are cute, especially baby seals. Seals are cute, especially baby seals. Draw a circle to create the body. Draw another circle to make the head. Draw fins to make flippers. Draw a circle to create the body. Draw another circle to make the head. Draw fins to make flippers. Draw a circle to create th...

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 make it thick and long around her face and body. Next, draw in her hand and arm. Use a darker brush to fill in the details and draw over the outline, to create the final sketch. Add in eyelashes and feminine details to ...

How To: Draw a cartoon golden retriever puppy dog

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a cartoon golden retriever puppy dog. Start off by drawing the face with intersecting lines on it so you know where the nose, eyes and mouth go. Then, keep outlining the rest of the body including the legs and tail. Next, use a darker brush to go over the lines and make more of a detailed outline, including fur and eyes. Make sure to use lines on the side of the dog to make the hair look more realistic. After this, paint the inside of the dog using a lig...

How To: Draw a nerdy guy with glasses, braces and big ears

Portrait drawings are difficult for most artists, but one thing's for sure— drawing nerds is as easy as they come. Nerds are easier to draw because you can stray from the formality of portraits, putting your own spin on it, over-compensating the details, exaggerating the dorky features. It's a drawing class in its own, and Merrill shows you how to draw his version of the NERD!

How To: Draw older faces, front view

Concept/ 3d character artist, Xia, teaches viewers how to draw an old man's face. Draw an elongated circle that will serve as the face. Make a horizontal line on the upper portion of the face and draw the eyes. Draw the nose and the eye brows accordingly. Achieve an older look by drawing creases along the nose. Draw the ears right along the same level as the eye line. Add more creases on the forehead for a more aged look. Draw deep cheekbones. Start drawing the beard. Add more creases below t...

How To: Draw matching cartoon eyes and eyebrows

Drawing eyes is often the most difficult part of nailing down a comic book or manga character, but also the most vital part. Eyes really animate a face, so it's important to master all types of eyes if you wish to become a good artist. This tutorial will teach you how you can contain the eyes and eyebrows in the same plane, or basic shape, to make sure they align evenly. When this sort of method isn't used, often people will draw eyebrows that are disconnected from the rest of the eye.

How To: Draw realistic looking people

To draw people, proportion is important to maintain a realistic appearance, as well as anatomical details. Draw the basic human form with tips from a professional illustrator in this free instructional video on drawing. Figure or anatomy drawing is an important first step in becoming accomplished at drawing.

How To: Draw a palm tree

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a palm tree. Start off by drawing the ground on the bottom, then draw the base of the tree. Make it curved, so it looks more realistic. Two lines will be going up until you start to draw the leaves on the tree. After this, you will want to start in and shade one side of the tree that the sun will have touched more than the other. Add lines to the tree as well, so you can see the textures that are on it. When drawing the leaves, make sure you are drawing ...

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