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: 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 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 mountain landscape using charcoal techniques

Drawing is an excellent exercise for the brain that also lets your mind wander. This video tutorial demonstrates how to draw a serene mountain landscape using charcoal techniques. Begin with a simple sky and mountain range, then add trees and a beach. Pencilling in water will help to bring the trees to the foreground. Finally, add shadows and a waterfall to provide a sense of depth to the entire rendering.

How To: Draw 3-dimensional objects

Drawing three-dimensional shapes requires paying attention to the shadows and light that fall on the object. Find out how to draw shapes with a three-dimensional quality with tips from a professional illustrator in this free instructional video on drawing. Drawing 3d will never be easier.

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: Write the letter G in calligraphy copperplate

This video demonstrates the procedure involved in writing an uppercase "G" and lowercase "g" in Copperplate. You will need a writing utensil and something to write on. In the video, a nib and black ink were used on lined paper. The letters should be written slowly and carefully to avoid errors. The video may be useful for people who want to learn how to write a "G" or "g" in Copperplate style. After watching this video, a viewer would know how to correctly write a "G" or "g" in Copperplate.

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 Kim and Ron from Kim Possible

YouTube user DrawingNow teaches you how to draw Kim and Ron from Kim Possible. You start with a green background and use a pencil to sketch their bodies. Start with a simple circle for the head and then add ears and hair. Add the neck connecting to the body and a fist extending forward. Draw the other hand and remember the pants and shoes. Next start with an oval for Ron's face and draw larger ears, but smaller hair. He's also in an action move, so reflect that in the way he holds his hands a...

How To: Draw a cartoon man

Cartoonist Stephen Marchant and Videojug team up to demonstrate how to draw a cartoon man. It's best to rough out an outline with a pencil first in case you make a mistake. Once your outline is done, outline with a pen or marker and fill in details. Draw a cartoon man.

How To: Draw a one piece bathing suit

Michael Weisner, a graphic designer and computer animator teaches us how to draw a one piece bathing suit. He starts off by drawing the basic body shape of the bikini. He drew a basic outline of the bathing suit in order to save time, and for the rest of the video he uses a marker to highlight his strokes. In this video, Michael does not narrate much but rather he slowly draws his strokes as to make it easy for the viewer to follow.

How To: Write with a brush in Japanese calligraphy

Maki and Miho demonstrate how to write with a Japanese calligraphy brush. To write with a Japanese calligraphy brush, first position the paper to the left side of the brush with the ink on the right side of the paper. Rub the ink stick in the ink well with a little water. Then, soak the brush in the ink. To write Japanese characters, be sure to make the strokes in the correct order. Also, write slowly or your characters will not come out well. Use a long, flat paperweight to hold the paper in...

How To: Draw a scene from Star Wars

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a scene from Star Wars. Start off by coloring the background peach, then adding orange with the spray paint tool to the bottom. After this, color in clouds to the sky with a light tan. From here, add in a spaceship in the sky and then two large machines on the bottom of the ground. Draw in another spaceship in the far right background. Then, start to add in details to each of the different ships or tractors. Draw a person on the ground carrying a gun wit...

How To: Draw folk legend Bob Dylan

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw fold legend Bob Dylan. To start, you will first draw the hair and the head along with the upper body, hands, and guitar. After this, you will start to add in the facial features. Draw on the eyes and add lines to make the face look more realistic. Make sure it looks like he is holding the guitar with his hand, showing one hand around it. After this, you will need to add color to the drawing on both the clothing and the skin. To finish, you will erase any...

How To: Draw a vase with flowers using a colored pencil

Swirloflight teaches you how to draw a vase with flowers using a colored pencil. Start with a regular black pencil to sketch the flowers and base. You want to start off with basic shape and draw only what you need. You will now go to the next part, using the colored pencils. Don't go into great detail and don't be afraid of going outside of the lines while coloring in. The colored pencils are good for creating rich areas of color. After you're done with the vase and flowers, create a blended ...

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 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 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 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: Write the letter H in calligraphy copperplate

In this video, we learn how to write the letter H in calligraphy copperplate. To make the upper-case letter, start off drawing into a thick line, with a curve at the end of the letter. Make the curve end touching the line, then draw it out to the right side of the letter, bringing it back down to a line to make the "h" shape. Next, draw a line across the two lines with a curve at both ends. To make the lower-case letter, start by drawing a thin line to make a loop at the top, then bring it do...

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 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 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...

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