How To: Draw a severed hand

WayneTully1 teaches you how to draw a severed hand. Use a white piece of A4 paper and a mechanical pencil. Start with the wrist and work your way up to the index finger. Go down and draw the other fingers, paying more attention to the thumb. It needs to be in a right position to look realistic. When you're happy with your sketch you can use the pencil again, applying more pressure this time. Once you're done, you need to add details like curves, hair and fingernails. Also, because this is a s...

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 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 Japanese dragon

To draw a Japanese dragon, first render a fierce eye, flesh out the head in a stylized way, extend the long body across the page, and add feet with talons. Sketch a few scales on the body of the dragon with art instructions from a professional artist in this free video on drawing.

How To: Make cartoons out of letters

Would you think that you could draw a cartoon duck just by writing the word duck? Or Uncle Sam from the letters US? Well, grab a pen and a piece of paper and get ready to draw. All you need is a pad of paper, pencil, marker, colored chalks or colored pencils, and an eraser. To make a cartoon duck, first, write the word “DUCK” in all capital letters. Draw a face in the “C” by putting in an eye and an eyebrow. Connect it to the “K,” and close up the bottom and top of the “K.” Connect the “C” to...

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 beautiful unicorn

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a beautiful unicorn. Start off by drawing the outline of the unicorn, using circles to show where the head and joints are. Draw long lines for the legs and the tail. Then, draw on the point for the head and start to add in the details of the body. As you continue, you will add in the hair on the back of the unicorn and then shade all around the body. Add in colors to the unicorn and then start to make the background. Show it in front of a purple and blue...

How To: Draw a wolf step-by-step

In this video, we learn how to draw a wolf step-by-step. First, draw out an outline of the body using circles and lines to show where the legs will go. Next, make the snout for the nose and then draw in the ears and the eyes. Next, draw in lines around the outside of the wolf to show that it has fur. Next, use a darker pen to outline the wolf, then add in details to the legs and the rest of the lower body. Add in a tail that is curved but not high in the air. When you are done, you will have ...

How To: Draw a multi-point perspective concept

The video shows how to draw a multi- point perspective by drawing it in easy to view steps. It shows how to draw the subject in the simplest form possible to achieve the finishing results. It starts out with a single horizontal line then the line is divided in half with a vertical line and the remaining lines drawn are on an angle and rectangles which are worked in to the video to achieve the final results of a multi- point perspective.

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: Draw a hentai style Defective Reaper from Soul Chasers

This video drawing tutorial demonstrates an original fanart of Defective Reaper (meaning not "eyeballed", "copied" ,"pose-jacked", or "traced" from another existing source). For devotees of anime or hentai style, or those looking to get inspired by the Japanese manga type technique, this video will offer some inspiration. Check out this video drawing tutorial and learn how to sketch a hentai style Defective Reaper from Soul Chasers.

How To: Draw a sphere in 3D

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a sphere in 3D. First, draw a circle and a square around it with a light pencil. From here, you will use the side of the pencil to shade in the sides of the circle. Then, draw a half circle next to the circle to make it look like it's shadow. Shade that in and then add in more dark markings to the circle, leaving a small white area on the top of it. After this, draw in the outline of the circle and erase any stray lines. This will complete your sphere, e...

How To: Draw female body proportions in the manga style

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw female body proportions in the manga style. First, you will need to mark your paper evenly with lines to see where you want the head to be at. After this, draw down the rest of the body, looking at the lines as you continue to draw. Use these lines as measurement tools to make the body look proportionate. For example, the head should start at one and the fingers should end at the fifth line. The waist should come at line 3 or 4, then you can finish off t...

How To: Draw feathers

To draw birds accurately, you'll need to master drawing feathers. Feathers can be tricky, but if you can learn how to draw them you'll be able to depict birds with grace and accuracy. In this video, the artist walks you through the process, from selecting the materials to drawing the finished feathers.

How To: Draw a nude woman

If you’ve got someone who’s agreed to pose in her birthday suit, you’re halfway there! Learn how to draw a naked woman by watching this video drawing tutorial. This how to draw tutorial will have you drawing nude females in no time.

How To: 10 Ways to Get Rid of a Bad Mood (+ Meet Our New HowTo Artist, Yumi Sakugawa!)

WonderHowTo is pleased to introduce Yumi Sakugawa, who first graced our front page last week when featured in the David Lynch meditation post. Yumi is an artist and illustrator currently working on a 100-page graphic short story collection, and she's officially joined the WonderHowTo team as our lovely in-house HowTo artist. Yumi will be illustrating hints and tricks for the thrifty DIY spirit as an ongoing weekly feature—tune in at noon tomorrow for a first peek into her WonderHowTo World of...

How To: Draw a hyper-stylized Sonic the Hedgehog

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a hyper-stylized Sonic the Hedgehog. To start, you will draw the outline of the entire body of Sonic. Make sure you draw in the huge spikes for the hair as well. Next, you will draw in the eyes, muzzle, and nose on the face. Then, you will draw in the stomach area, the feet, and the hands. After this, clean up any background lines and color the character in completely. Next, shade in darker colors on the sides of the body to give Sonic more depth and mak...

How To: Draw a female torso using the peanut method

Normally we'd be opposed to any objectifying of the female body, but we suppose that the objectification in this drawing tutorial is more helpful than not. Because many artists have trouble, however big or minute, perfecting the sinuous hourglass curves of the female figure, this tutorial has devised a way of helping you through the estrogen labyrinth by comparing a female torso to that of a peanut.

How To: Draw a cartoon ladybug

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a cartoon ladybug. Start out by drawing a circle, then draw a line down the middle. Next, draw and color in some dots all over the circle. After this, make a head by making a half of a circle over the straight line. Now, add antennas to the head and color in the head. You can also add in legs to the ladybug if you prefer, or keep them off. When you are done with this, you will have a cute ladybug in just a few minutes. This is a very easy picture for kid...

How To: Draw the character Goku from Dragonball Z

Robert Dejesus demonstrates how to easily draw the picture of Goku in (Dragonball Z) by simply using a pencil This demonstration is created with beginners in mind and also to inspire children to take up drawing. First of all, a thinner, rough profile of the figure is drawn and then followed by thicker shade. The head is drawn from a circle and mended to its real profile as the face begin to appear and the hair is drawn and followed by the neck and torso and the shading is given to highlight t...

How To: Ink a comic book page traditionally & digitally

This video by Architectus777 teaches us how to ink comic book pages. Inking is simply another term for outlining or black lining. This first step is to find an image in black in white. Following this, you may edit the image to be as light or dark as you wish. Afterwards, the shading is left up to your discretion. Moving on, Architectus777 shows other methods of inking, including using various other programs outside of Adobe Photoshop. We are then actually shown the inking process, in which Ar...

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 a very pretty heart

This is a basic video in order to draw a very pretty heart. The credentials that this creator boasts is that of a computer animator. He already drew a heart in pencil. He starts off by telling us the materials that he needs. The video shows him highlight and underline the pencil heart that he drew earlier and making it bolder. He talks us through making the heart, but does not slowly explain the specific strokes or techniques into making it.

How To: Draw perspective and depth

Learning how to draw is a very much about learning how to see. Watch this instructional drawing video to begin to draw the illusion of depth on a flat surface. Most people can see perfectly fine and understand the concept of depth in space. However, drawing becomes tricky when you must translate a moving object onto a piece of paper. Learn to draw in the page, rather than on the page.

How To: Draw and paint Al Gore

This video is a time lapse drawing and painting of former Vice President Al Gore. Attempt to make "Mr. Global Warming" look like Mr. "hottie" Global Warming. Stage 1 is a pencil drawing. In Stage 2, scan the drawing, adjust the mid tones digitally, and then reprint it. In stage 3, do an underpainting with markers (both paint and illustration markers). In stage 4, build up layers of opaque and quick drying acrylic paint to get a fanciful Al Gore. In stage 5, do the detail work (such as drawing...

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