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: Draw a leopard

Start with a faint outline of the leopards head which is an oval shape and is body which is connected to the head, then add the outlines of the legs ears and tail. In the oval draw the proper perspective lines for the face of the leopard. Now draw the outline of the tree or branch the leopard is laying on. Begin to darken the outlines, drawing with proper perspective, while adding the outlines for facial features. Add your shading depending on your light source then begin to erase the faint l...

How To: Draw a hot Ecchi girl on Open Canvas

This video drawing tutorial demonstrates the quick sketching of a hot anime girl character in Open Canvas. Use the method as a basic guideline for your own sketches, modifying stance, pose, proportion, and other finer details to make the work of art your own. Check out this video art lesson and learn how to draw a hot Ecchi girl on Open Canvas.

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: 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 Walt Disney character, Pluto

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw Goofy. First, draw the nose and then draw in the face. After this, start to extend the face down with the neck and a collar. After this, draw the back of Pluto and then his four legs like he's walking. Next, draw a darker line over the picture, then draw a tongue hanging out of the mouth and eyes and ears. Make sure to draw the tail, then start to color the picture with Pluto's signature colors. Add in any additional details, then save your picture onto ...

How To: Draw a spiral staircase

This video shows us how to draw a spiral staircase in a very simple way. Firstly a horizontal line is drawn and upon that a rectangle is drawn. Then four lines are drawn from the four corners of the rectangle and all this four lines are meeting at the same point on the horizontal line which was drawn previously. Then another rectangle is drawn behind the rectangle intersecting the four lines drawn from the four corners of the rectangle. And at the rare end, numbers of lines are drawn in betwe...

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 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: Draw manga clothes on a computer

In this video, we learn how to draw mange clothes on a computer. There are many different types of manga clothes that you can draw, so study what you want to draw before you do it. When you start to draw, make sure you use great detail with the clothing, no matter what kind you are doing. After you draw the basic clothing, then add lines to show folds and creases inside of the clothing as well. Draw in shading around the inside of the clothes and then you will have your clothing complete. Enj...

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 Naruto weaponry

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw Naruto weaponry. First, draw the handle in a circle shape, then connect a cylinder shape to that. From here, draw in the point for the knife. After this, shade in the sides of the handle and the base. To draw another weapon, you will draw a circle that has lines pointing out of it. Then, draw diamonds around that and shade in the edges and corners around it. For scrolls, you can draw a cylinder shape with lines in it, then you will draw a wavy line for p...

How To: Draw Johnny from Johnny the Homicidal Maniac

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw Johnny. Start off by drawing Johnny's head, then draw a stick for his body, arms, and legs. Once finished, draw an outline over this body to create the shape. Next, draw in the hair for him and then draw his eyes in. Next, draw in the hands and arms, then a knife in his hand as well. Erase any background lines that you have drawn, then shadow and add more lines to the entire drawing. Once you have done this, add in his eyebrows and any other details to f...

How To: Draw Super Shadow from Sonic the Hedgehog

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw Super Shadow from Sonic the Hedgehog. Start off by drawing the spikes for the hair, then draw the ears and the eyes on the face. After this, draw the arms, upper body, lower body, and legs. When you are finished with this, use a dark pen to outline the cartoon character and draw in any additional details. Next, you will add in colors to the character, using reds on the outside of the hair and legs, then orange and tan on the inside. Finish this off with ...

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 a cartoon horse's head

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a cartoon horse's head. First, make a large ear followed by a large amount of hear and a smaller ear. Next, draw a large eyes underneath the ears with eyelashes. Then, draw a nose for the horse and a mouth making a smile coming outwards of the eyes. Next, draw the mane with a lot of hair and the neck going downwards off the paper. You can add a collar onto the neck of the horse if you want it to look like it's wearing a shirt. To finish, add in more hair...

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: Create a tessellation

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to create a tessellation. The materials required for this project are: index cards, scissors, pencil, large paper and coloring utensils. Begin by preparing a shape. Cut the index paper to a desired shape. Then place it on the right side of the large paper and tape it. Now trace the shape onto the large paper and continue transferring the shape until the page is filled. The shapes should fit together like a jigsaw puzzle. This video will benefit those ...

How To: Draw a bridge

This tutorial from Drawing Now demonstrates how to draw a bridge, one of the most common items in landscape drawing and one for which proper use of perspective is crucial. Watching this is sure to improve you art skills.

How To: Draw a skeleton skull

In this how-to video, you will learn how to draw a human skull. First, start off with the main outline of the skull. From here, add the eye and nose sockets. Next, redo the outline of the skull to give it more texture. You can do the same for the holes. From here, add the teeth and the jaw lines of the skull. You can start adding in details such as the shading of the sockets and the jaw. Erase the old outlines to fine tune the skull. You can also add details such as cracks and texture marks. ...

How To: Draw Betty Boop

Drawing Now presents this simple video tutorial on how to draw Betty Boop. Begin by drawing an apple shape for her head. In the center of her head draw her part and extend the curved line down to her cheek finishing off with an upturned curl. Next draw the other half of her part and the front curved line of her hair. Then add two circles for her eyes. Inside these circles, shade in small half circle areas so it appears she is looking to the side. On the opposite side of the eye, add an accent...

How To: Draw trees using a charcoal pencil

A pine tree is an excellent addition to landscape renderings. This video demonstrates how to draw stylized pine trees using a basic charcoal pencil. First start with the frame or trunk of the tree, then add slight branches. Using your charcoal pencil, shade in the branches with careful strokes to represent pine needles.

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 a beautiful flower

This is a very quick and easy step by step guide to drawing a flower. First, you want to take a sheet of plain white paper and a writing utensil of your choice and draw a large circle. Second, you want to make large parenthesizes shapes about an inch and a half apart and put four of those on the circle separating each by less than half an inch. Lastly, you want to finish off the petals of the flower by just creating lines outside of the ones you just made and connecting at a tip to create fou...

How To: Draw a realistic human eye

In this video tutorial, "Miki Falls" manga artist Mark Crilley shows us how to draw a realistic eye. For any artist who aspires to draw realistically, it's essential to get eyes right. The eyes, after all, are the "window to the soul," and if something's off with a drawing of an eye, we will always notice.

How To: Draw a Ferrari 599 GTO animated car

Learn the trick to drawing a Ferrari, but not just any old Ferrari, the Ferrari 599 GTO, the mother of all Ferraris. It's the car any man or woman would love to own, and it has some serious power built into it. Not only does this car have beauty, but it has brains and muscle, too. DragoArt has this video tutorial on how to draw a Ferrari 599 GTO animated car. Get more detailed instructions on the step-by-step cartoon drawing here.

How To: Ink a wolf drawing with tech or micron pens

Ever wonder how some one created that piece of art? Inking, as shown in this how-to video, is a common technique used in comics, but can be applied to any other fine art. You might want to use a copy of the original drawing in case of any inking mistakes. Watch this video drawing tutorial and learn how to ink a wolf drawing with tech or micron pens.

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.

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