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 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 Cheshire cat in Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw Cheshire cat in Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland. Start out by drawing the large eyes, then drawing in the nose and face around the cat. Add in the many teeth, then draw on the ears of the cat. Shade in the eyes and make the pupils diamond shapes for a more realistic cat look. After this, shade in areas and make it look as though there is hair on the cat. After this, shade in the nose and add hair around the outside of the cat. To make this look more rea...

How To: Draw people kissing

The video is about how to draw and paint a kissing couple. You have to have the imagination of the final position of the characters you wish to draw. The guidelines are drawn first. The limbs and features are drawn around the guidelines. After details like the face, the clothes, the accessories and other features are drawn, the initial guidelines are erased or deleted. Only the characters of the drawing remain. Now the drawing is ready for filling up colors.

How To: Write punctuation marks in calligraphy copperplate

Have you ever tried to write in calligraphy copperplate?Let's start with the basics-punctuation marks. First we nee a book and a pen to write in calligraphy. The letter '&' looks similar but has a long tail. The question mark,exclamation mark and brackets look similar like in a normal font except all have the similar properties of calligraphy i.e., the variation in thickness. This will add a unique style in hand written documents as well as to add some charm in your letters.

How To: Draw steps in perspective

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw steps in perspective. Start off by drawing a dot in the middle of the paper. From here, draw lines using a ruler coming from the middle diagonally on the top middle and sides. Now, you will be able to draw your pictures using these as a reference point. The lines at the top will show the steps that are at the top and farthest away the closer they get to the dot in the middle. After this, fill in the details of the picture making different items around th...

How To: Draw a manga woman in knights armor

Digital Painting and Drawing: Learn to draw woman face profile or side view, a knight in armor, facial figure, head and figure slightly step by step with costume step by step. This drawing, painting using Photoshop video tutorial shows you from basic rough sketching to finish drawing quick concept for comics cartoon illustration, manga, anime. The video demonstrates how to quickly create an efficient concept design from concept idea into visual. Video tutorial. Cartoon, illustration, comics, ...

How To: Write the letter B in calligraphy copperplate

In this video, we learn how to write the letter "b" in calligraphy copperplate. Start off with a piece of lined paper and your calligraphy pen. Create a smooth curved line going down, with a dot that is at the end of the line. After this, create a swirl on the left hand side of the line, then curve it out to make the top of the letter of the humps on the "b". Make sure you grab ink often, especially when you want to make a bolder line. Continue down to make the humps of the letter, then when ...

How To: Draw a furry cartoon fox

This video illustrate us how to draw a furry cartoon fox. Here are the following steps.Step 1: First of all take a sheet of paper and pencil and start by drawing a oval shape representing the face of the fox.Step 2: Now draw a nose and two oval shape eyes in the face.Now from the bottom of the face draw an oval structure representing the belly of the fox.Step 3: Now from the lower belly draw two small legs with feet.Step 4: Now draw a tail from the back of the mid lower portion representing t...

How To: Draw Charmander from Pokemon

Pokémon is a worldwide phenomenon, and Charmander is one of its biggest characters. In this brief tutorial, our video host shows us exactly how he draws the fire breathing lizard. Beginning with the head, he then goes through the eyes, and finally the body and tail, instructing us to pay special attention to getting the flame, that is the tip of any Charmander tail, just right. Sketching is not as hard as it looks, and watching this video and learning by doing, you'll be well on your way to b...

How To: Draw manga hair on a computer

The video shows us how to draw a manga hair on a computer. Firstly draw a oval shape to represent the face though it is not important, just for the sake of using it as a reference. Then draw the outline of the hair formation using a lighter shade and then start drawing the hairdo in the way it is supposed to be and then darken it using the darker shades. Then erase the outline which you had done previously which is not needed now and then color the hairdo with appropriate colors. This kind of...

How To: Begin drawing with doodling exercises

Practice drawing in perspective with simple doodling exercises. Add texture to flat looking forms by drawing patterns on the surface of objects. If you can doodle in perspective, then every line you put down can be a line drawing in perspective. Watch this instructional drawing video to doodle simple shapes with multi-dimensional form.

How To: Draw a front view of a nude woman

Learn how to draw from a professional artist! This drawing video tutorial will teach you how to draw a front view of a nude woman. This drawing demonstration will help you in the art of sketching and drawing naked women for your art projects. This is the Reilly technique for a front nude pose.

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 girl's hand

The video demonstrated clearly about how to draw and sketch the hand of a girl in an easy way. First the illustrator drew a rectangular circle in the plain window. Then he drew another rectangular shape close to the first and divided the second shape into two halves so that it will look like fingers.

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 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 sideview of a woman's face

Idrawgirls demonstrates how to draw side view of a woman or a girl. This is a very quick sketch done in Photoshop. First ¾ of a round is made. Then a pointed jaw and a very rough sketch of hair one or two hair, eyes and nose are drawn. Next a thick and dark eyebrow is drawn, darken the eye lashes, and give shade to the eyes. The borders of the face are darkened. Now required shades are given to the face. Now a long slightly bended hair is drawn and given shades. There is a beautiful girl's si...

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: 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 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 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...

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