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 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 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 girls and women

This a simple drawing video targeted for and taught by a young girl. The instructor demonstrates how she sketches out female figures, either little girls or women, on her drawing board. She makes additional remarks about hoe to modify and personalize these renderings. So gather up some pens or pencils and paper, and check out this cute little video. You'll learn how to sketch people in no time!

How To: Draw manga/anime girls

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a manga girl. He uses a Photoshop-like program on the computer to generate this character. He starts off the picture by starting off with a basic shape for the body and face. He uses light sketching, before using more thick lines to create the details of her face and body. He draws a lot of lines, to make sure that the girl is symmetrical. He makes it look even more elaborate, to parts such as the hair and face, by layering multiple details.

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: 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: Write the letter R in calligraphy copperplate

In this video, we learn how to write the letter "r" in calligraphy copperplate. Start out by dipping your calligraphy pen into ink, then creating a curved line with a dot at the end of it. Next, fill in the line so it is smooth and there are not ragged edges. Next, draw a large swirl on the left side next to the curved line, then draw it over to make the initial loop on the "r". After this, create a loop in the middle, then draw it back down to make the end hump of the "r". After this, draw i...

How To: Draw a glass bottle

In this tutorial we learn how to draw a glass bottle. To start the bottle, you will draw the outline of the bottle starting with the cap to the base. After this, start to shade in the top and around the sides of the bottle. Small lines will create the effect of the bottle seeming to be transparent. After this, start to shade in around the sides of the bottle and on the bottom. Draw the inside lines and the other side as well so you can see that it is clear. Then, use the eraser to smear the c...

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 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 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 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 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 Formula 1 Ferrari F60

In this video, we learn how to draw a Formula 1 Ferrari F60. Start out by drawing of the car, then start to shade it in. Shade in the wheels and then the rest of the vehicle with a lighter pencil. After this, use the eraser to erase different parts of the car to make it look more realistic. Draw in darker lines with the pencil to make it more shaded. Then, add in shading on the bottom of the car and continue to darken the care until it's completely filled in. Add in writing on the wheels and ...

How To: Do a landscape drawing of a beach

In this video, learn how to complete a beach landscape by drawing sand. This tutorial will show you exactly what you need to know in order to complete your summer landscape. You will learn which paper and pencils are best and how and where you can buy them, and then learn how to put it all together and create a beach.

How To: Draw ceramic pots

The video is without voice. It describes abstract art. First a swirl of rings is formed which indicates potter's wheel. Four big pots of different styles are formed of which one has handles. Two earthen small shaped vessels with pointed tip is formed and also there is one very small pot. First the outline of all the images is done which is then continued by shading. However, the entire painting is blurred and is made using shades of orange. The background is in black color. The formation of t...

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 small faces on paper

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw small faces on paper. This is best for drawing on comic books, because the faces are smaller than on regular drawings. First, give yourself a scale size to see how large you want the faces on the paper to be. If you are new at drawing, use the square method to learn how to measure the face and learn how to draw the face so the body is scaled to the size of the head. Start out by drawing the head and adding in shading details. You will start with the guid...

How To: Draw an anime Fox Furry

This video shows how to draw an anime Fox Furry. First, draw the outline of the face, neck and straight-up ears. Then draw the eyes with eyebrows and make them prominent, to look nice and real. Then draw the nose and mouth. Then give borders and shades to ears to look prominent. Then outline and draw the hairs over the head, a little on the face and also side hairs. Then for finalizing the eye part, adding pupils to the eyes to look a little real, and more bordering the eyebrows. Then, draw t...

How To: Draw a skull with proper proportions

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a skull with proper proportions. First, draw the outline of the skull with the light touch of a pencil. After this, use the pencil to draw two crossing lines that are the same length. Next, draw in the features of the face and head using the lines on the drawing. From here, you will start to add in the details to the features of the face and erase any background lines. Use the side of your pencil and the top of it to shade in the sockets and lines. To fi...

How To: Refill ink in a pocket brush pen

In this video, we learn how to refill ink a pocket brush pen with Henry Lee. First, mix water with the ink, depending on the color of ink you want. After this, you will take the pen and soak it in water, then into the ink. Turn the knob on the handle as you do this so the ink starts to infuse into the pen. To get more ink in, point the brush to the sky and turn the knob slowly to drive the extra air out of the pen. Then, dip the pen into the ink and turn the knob in the other direction. Conti...

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