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How To: Draw Tenten from Naruto

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw Tenten. To start this character, draw a light circle along with lines in the middle for reference points. Use a bolder line to draw the chin and then the eyes, nose, and mouth. also make sure to draw in slight eyelashes and eyebrows above the eyes. After this, draw a line around the head and erase the background lines. Draw ears on the top and then start to fill in the hair for the bangs on the front of the face. Finish this off with a headbands, then dr...

How To: Draw Luke Skywalker from "Star Wars"

Bring the magic of the original "Star Wars" movie back to lift, right in your own home. Learn how to draw Luke Skywalker from Star Wars - Episodes IV through VI. Luke Skywalker is the epitome of the Jedi force, so relive that spirit in your own cartoon version of the Jedi master. Get the full, step-by-step instructions at DragoArt.

How To: Draw Xena the Warrior Princess

You will need a sketch book and various pens. Start by roughly sketching the head. Next draw a center line that will become the center of Xena's torso. Sketch the arms, legs, breasts, and the ring that she is holding. Remember, this is the first draft and it doesn't need to be perfect. Next, flip another page down on top of your first draft. On this draft begin to add more details and proportions. Start with the head forming the shape of the jaw and the size of the head. Work your way down to...

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: Draw a teenage manga boy

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a teenage manga boy. Start off with the outline of the boy in a light blue pencil. Next, take a dark pencil and draw over the outline, adding in details and clothing to him. Draw in the features of the face and add in short spiky hair on his head. Then, draw in the details of the clothing, making sure to add in lines to make the folds in the clothes. Next, continue to draw in the rest of the boy, then finish with the feet and pants. When you are done, sh...

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 V for Vendetta

In this how to video, you will learn how to draw V for Vendetta. First, start out with the legs of the character. Draw the outline as if the character is squatting. Next, draw the outline of the cape and the hands. Next, draw the face of the character. Note that he wears a hat. You can also fill in his mask. Note that the mask has a mustache and a grin. Once the outline of the character is complete, add the basic details of his suit. This includes the areas of the highlights and shading. Make...

How To: Draw a surfboard with cool designs

Michael Weisner, professional illustrator and animator, guides you step by step through designing a surfboard. Michael shows us in just a few steps how to draw the basic shape of a surfboard, and then how to add a radical surf-themed design to our creation. Using his example in this video, even the least artistic of us can get a feel for how to design the art for a surfboard. His example includes a moon, a Tiki man and flames. Gnarly!

How To: Draw Bloom from Winx Club

If you're a fan of Italian animated television series, Winx Club, here's your chance to bring the characters to life! In this video, learn how to draw Bloom from the series with help from Drawing Now. Search WonderHowTo for more videos from Drawing Now to learn how to draw a variety of characters and cartoons!

How To: Draw a leopard

Start with a faint outline of the leopards head which is an oval shape and is body which is connected to the head, then add the outlines of the legs ears and tail. In the oval draw the proper perspective lines for the face of the leopard. Now draw the outline of the tree or branch the leopard is laying on. Begin to darken the outlines, drawing with proper perspective, while adding the outlines for facial features. Add your shading depending on your light source then begin to erase the faint l...

How To: Draw realistic hips

This video, which gives tips on drawing realistic hips, is helpful to people learning to draw the human form. The video starts by showing examples of bad drawings of hips and explains that these are how you should not be drawing them. It then shows a realistic black line picture of the pelvis bone on which the presenter has drawn a simplified version of it in a contrasting red color. He gives a simple description of his drawing, saying it is like an oval with butterfly wings coming from it. H...

How To: Draw a cup of water with a straw inside

This video is about how to draw a cup of water with a straw inside. For this you have to remember only a very few easy steps:(1) Draw the sides of the cup.(2) Draw an oval for the bottom.(3) Add an oval for the top and draw some water. (4)Then draw a straw. Your cup of water with a straw inside is ready in just a very few simple steps.

How To: Draw Sonic the Hedgehog

Evan Burse of Cartoon Block shows us how to draw Sonic The Hedgehog, the speedy little hedgehog with attitude. From the classic Sega video games and cartoons, to the modern 3D games and crossovers, this tutorial takes you through the step by step process of creating this classic video game icon.

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 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 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 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 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 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 a person's face like a professional

Draw a persons face with this lesson by a professional artist. Start with a basic oval shape. Draw a light guideline through the middle of the face, then a cross line where the eyes might go. Then, draw a line for the nose and mouth. This will leave your drawling divided in three sections. Next, you begin the eyes. Draw oval shapes on the eye line. Then, draw the circles for the middle of the eyes. Then draw in the brows. Next, begin drawing the nose then the mouth. Now you're ready to draw t...

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 pot weed leaf perfectly

This video describes how to draw a weed leaf. First of all, you have to draw the picture roughly. You just have to draw the leaves from one starting point. You have to draw the leaves in round shape start at one piont. Draw the leaves by start with the thin line which is the vein of the leaf. Draw the leaf very long than the egg shape. Make sure that the bottom side of the leaves very short to give the weed leaf effect and draw the leaf in the natural way that one leaf is overlap with another...