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: Begin drawing three dimensional objects

Watch this instructional drawing video to draw objects in space. You can draw three dimensional objects if you can create the illusion of depth within a space. If the page is a space, how can you make a series of points appear as though they are floating within that open space? This video includes a few helpful definitions for beginning to draw perspective.

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: Write the letter W in calligraphy copperplate

Mr. Hamid Reza Ebrahimi has shown a demo on how to write the character W & w in a calligraphy copperplate. The single pen like brush was used by him to complete that fine art. He started drawing with a thick impression and then used the same brush with the thinner impression. We need to learn how to handle the brush before starting with the art work. His art work has accentuated our eyes. Viewer should learn to be calm while doing such art works. It will give you peace and calmness.

How To: Draw eyebrows and eye lashes

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw eyebrows and eye lashes. First, sketch out the basic shape of the eyebrow. Cross edge with a 2B pencil, then blend it in to lighten in and act as a skin tone. Then, draw the actual hair with a B pencil, going upwards with the pencil strokes in the front area. For eyelashes, you will sketch out the outline with a 2H, then draw the eyelid and the hairs for the lashes. Draw in the direction and the shape of the eye to give off the illusion that it's round. ...

How To: Draw a female nude in 90 seconds

Precise drawing, as needed in fields like comic book art and architecture, forces you to really perfect your draftsmanship and get every last line and dot down to perfect scale. But art also requires a bit more looseness, especially if you're sketching at a museum or doing a figure drawing class without much time allotted to you.

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 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 architectural landscape

This video, which is part of series of videos that teach drawing, shows how to draw a complex drawing of beautifully landscaped buildings. This video shows line by line drawing of an architectural landscape and would be easy to follow along. After drawing buildings, stairs with railings, trees, planting boxes, walkways, courtyards, decorative garden items and people, the artist then adds color. By using a few colors, texture and detail is added to this complex drawing. This video makes drawin...

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 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: Begin drawing with line control techniques

Learn how to avoid sketchy and redundant lines as you are learning to draw. This instructional drawing video demonstrates how to draw using a point-to-point technique. If you decide ahead of time on the lines you will need, you can achieve a loose and efficient drawing style. Use this technique to try drawing squares, circles and replicating complex patterns. You will begin to convey yourself as a skilled artist when you draw with efficient lines.

How To: Draw a Final Fantasy character

In this video, we learn how to draw a Final Fantasy character. Start out by drawing a rough outline of the entire body, starting with the head then doing the rest of the body and ending with the hands and arms. After this, draw over the initial markings with a black paint brush. Draw in eyes and hair, then start to draw in the details of the body armor and clothing. Make sure to draw on pants and make a sword that the character is holding. After this, fill in the painting with different color...

How To: Write the letter T in calligraphy copperplate

In this video, we learn how to write the letter T in calligraphy copperplate. Start by drawing a thick line that follows out a loop that curves to the left hand side. After this, create a loop at the top of the line, on the left hand side. Draw this out and cross the line over the top to make the T shape, ending with a slight curve at the end. To make the lower cased letter, draw a thin line, then draw a thick line over it, then cross a thin line across the top middle of the letter. Now you w...

How To: Draw a crown of thorns

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to draw a crown of thorns. Users will need a sheet of paper and a drawing utensil. Begin by drawing 4 semi circles. Then link the 4 circles together to form 2 vein-like thorn weeds. Now add detail by adding a rope to bind the thorns together. Then add barbs along the thorns and some more detail to give it realistic look. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy drawing and art, and would like to learn how to draw a corn of thorns to utilize in ...

How To: Draw a classical portrait

Draw23 presents a video demonstrating how to draw a face. The video uses no instructions or advice, it just shows plainly, in fast-motion, how to draw a realistic portrait. First, an outline of the face is made, including lines indicating where the eyes, nose, and mouth will be placed. The next step is drawing the features with minimal shading. Next, heavy shading is added, and finally, some last-minute details to perfect the drawing. By watching this video, you can see the proper technique u...

How To: Draw a hand on a hip

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a hand on the hip. Start out by drawing the arm first. You will need to make sure to add in the different features of the arm to make it look more realistic. After you have drawn on the arm, then you can draw on the hand angled like it is sitting on a hip. Make sure you draw the fingers close to each other, not clenched or spread apart. Once you have finished, you can draw on the lines on the hands and the arms, then use shading to finish up the hand on ...

How To: Draw a realistic looking woman's face

This video will show you how to make a realistic drawing of a woman's face. Start with an circle for the head shape, establish the eye line which is usually at the halfway point. The nose is one fourth of the distance between the eyes and the chin, and the mouth is halfway between the eyes and chin. Draw in the facial features and add shadows. Draw the neck and shoulders at the same time. After you have the whole head and shoulders drawn, fill in more shadows on the entire drawing, and fill i...

How To: Draw male and female manga eyes

In this clip, Mark Rilley teaches how to draw male and female eyes in the Japanese manga style. Breaking down the anatomy, he distinguishes the gender differences between the two in order to give your drawings more masculine or feminine qualities. For more information, and to get started drawing your own Japanese comic-style eyes, watch this free video drawing lesson.

How To: Draw a moonlit waterfall with a graphite pencil

This video tutorial shows how to draw a serene waterfall setting using graphite pencil. First start by collecting reference images for the seperate components of the landscape. Next add in the rocks and erase the areas where water will be. Then draw the sky making sure to leave an area open for the moon. Finally add the trees and shade in the water to create a liquid effect.

How To: Draw a cartoon puppy

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a cartoon puppy First, draw the oval head, followed by triangles for ears. next, draw the body underneath with four legs coming out of the bottom like the dog is sitting down. Add on a squiggly line for the tail next to the leg. Now, color the ears and back legs light brown, then add eyes, a nose, and a mouth onto the face. Draw a circle around the nose and mouth, then color in with lighter brown/tan color. Now, color the rest of the dog a darker shade o...

How To: Draw a human body structure

This instructional drawing video allows ample time to draw the structure of a human body or comic book character. This method of drawing bodies is about basic position and movement. So, draw these shapes lightly, to place your character in a believable position before you add individual characteristics to your drawing.

How To: Draw the King of Pop, Michael Jackson

In this video, we learn how to draw Michael Jackson. Start out by drawing the body shape, outlining the clothes first. Draw details on the pants and shirt, then add a hat on top, shading the face. Now, draw hands onto the drawing, along with shoes on the bottom. Next, add details to the hat and a tie to the shirt with a collar. After this, draw on a belt and shading and lines to the jacket and pants. Add shading underneath the hat to make it look as though the face is underneath, then when fi...

How To: Do a simple drawing of Yoshi

In this how-to video, you will learn how to do a quick drawing of Yoshi from Mario Brothers. First, start off with the outline of the eyes. Fill in the eyelids and then go to the mouth. Fill in the pupils and nostrils. Next, move onto the arms and body of the figure. Do the saddle before you move on to the tail. Draw the boots once the other parts mentioned above are finished. Add in the smaller details. You can also add a background, such as an egg or the landscape in the background. By view...

How To: Cartoonize your videos with Cartoonr

Learn how to turn your videos into "A Scanner Darkly" style animations with this simple, quick and effective tool. Go to New Blue FX. Select your download platform and download the plug-in. Open your relevant software (this video example uses Sony Vegas) and note that the New Blue FX have been added. Open a video and pick an effect you like. If necessary, adjust the effects, until you are satisfied. Preview your video. If satisfied, render it and save. Follow these simple steps to turn your v...

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...

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