How To: Draw letters

Drawing is easy for some, harder for others, but drawing letters is pretty simple for both the pro and novice artist. There's all kind of text styles you could conjure up, and they don't have to be boring fonts. Fire up your imagination to create different styles for drawing numbers and letters of the alphabet, adding individuality and pizzazz to names, messages, greeting cards and decorated items.

How To: Write 3D embossed text & letters

Need a little help making your 3D letters? This quick tutorial on how to draw embossed or three-dimension letters makes it look pretty easy, revealing secrets on how to get perfectly-shaped three-dimensional lettering for your next art project or handmade holiday card! Write 3D embossed text & letters.

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 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 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 cute Yoshi from Super Mario Brothers

First of all you have to start by drawing an oval for the nose. Draw the rough lines so that they act as guide for your sketch. You have to draw the finishing lines later. Draw the head with the two large eyes. Make eyeballs in the eyes. Now draw the two round cheeks. Draw the body with the two arms joined at front. Now draw the tail and the legs. Now use a pen and draw the final lines. You have to start by drawing the lines thinner and then gradually thicken it to ease out any mistakes. Fina...

How To: Draw a Victorian house

Michael Weisner demonstrates his method of drawing a Victorian house. He uses a pencil or Sharpie marker, paper, and a T-square to get perfectly straight lines. First he draws the base of the house, and then marks the roof lines. He draws double lines to create the look of crown moldings. He details the first floor first with different widths of markers to show the architectural details. He then adds details to the roofs and crown moldings, and adds a tower with more details. This demonstrati...

How To: Draw transparent objects

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw transparent objects. Start out using light pencil markings, and draw the basic shape of the bowl. After you have the round top and have make it three dimensional, add shading to the bottom circle in the bowl so that you can see the bottom of the inside. After this, add shading to the side of the bowl to give it a realistic feel like it's sitting on a table. Next, use your eraser to remove some of the shading, then fill in darker pencil marks onto these s...

How To: Draw Uncle Sam's pointing hand

A hand is NOT the easiest thing to draw, so don't be disappointed if you need a little help mastering hand drawings. They're almost as bad as feet! Watch this tutorial to learn how to draw Uncle Sam's pointing hand. Make sure to pause the video after each step and look at the screen every few seconds while you are drawing.

How To: Draw a head in 3/4 or side view

This video shows aspiring artists how to draw the head in a 3/4 or a side view. Three lines should first be drawn in a pie-wedge like shape. First, a line is drawn from the chin to the hair line and another one is connected to that, arching across the forehead to the back of the cranium. Then a final line is drawn from the endpoint here to the base of the chin. A face can then be drawn along line 1, to show the profile or side-view of your character. A triangular shape is drawn about half-way...

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: Measure to draw portraits

It takes a lot of skill and practice to draw portraits freehand and have the proportions turn out accurately. It takes time to learn facial proportions. In this multi-part video, you'll learn how to sketch in the proportions of the face so you'll always draw faces accurately.

How To: Draw with pastels

In this online video series, learn how to get started using pastels, from artist Melody Mann. She will demonstrate how to draw with oil pastels and blend them, how to draw with chalk, how to draw with pastel pencils, how to blend chalk pastels with water, how to create pastel art, and how to use pastels on black paper.

How To: Draw a waterfall landscape by hand

In this video, we learn how to draw a waterfall landscape by hand. Start out by drawing the outline for the drawing with a light pencil. From here, you will start to fill in the different areas with the shading where you would like it. After this, bring in your browns to the rocks and then bring in your greens and oranges. Once you have added the blues and whites, then complete the outline of all the different images. When finishes, you can add in the final details for the drawing. This will ...

How To: Draw a basic eagle

In this video, we learn how to draw a basic eagle. Start off with the outline of the eagle with a light pencil. After this, use a bold paintbrush to fill in the outline of the bird and then use marks to make the wings show the feathers better. Next, draw in the facial features and the beak, as well as the tiny feet on the bottom of the body. Next, color in the bird to be brown and then color the sky white with blue to show it's cloudy. When finished, save this and enjoy your basic eagle drawing!

How To: Write numbers in calligraphy copperplate

In this video, we learn how to write numbers in calligraphy copperplate. To write the number five, you will simply make the shape of the number, but add in a thick edge to the bump and curved edges to the end. To write the six, use a thick line on the side of the number and a thin line for the circle in the middle. To make the seven, the top should be curved and thick, and the lower line should be very thick with a straight edge. To make the eight, draw the number so that the left edge is thi...

How To: Draw a cartoon figure of a boy

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a cartoon figure of a boy. Start out by drawing a large circle for the head, then drawing the arms underneath and a circular body. next, draw the hair onto the boy, and add shoes, a shirt, and pants. Now, color the hair yellow, the body skin color, the shirt green, and the pants blue. Outline the drawing with black ink, then add on the facial features. Start with two circular eyes, a nose, and a small mouth that is a curved line. Add in more hair to the ...

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