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How To: Draw a rose garden

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to draw a rose garden. Begin by marking the locations of the objects, such as the pathway and the arch. Then draw the rosebushes surrounding the path and arch. The bushes only need to be drawn with cross hatching or quick lines. They don't need too much detail. Then add some circular boxes into the bushes as the roses. Now draw some grass around the pathway and stones in the pathway. In the center of the arch, add the center fountain piece. Finish by ...

How To: Draw some fashion clothes

Is your artwork lacking style? Are your characters just not popping off the page? Learn to design and shape an image of today's fashion standards with a How To video on drawing fashion clothes. This video will show you three different drawn up models with a variety of casual fashion trends you would be likely to see in many urban hot spots. From edgy to classy, this video will give you eight easy steps that will help improve your understanding in illustrating with fashion and style.

How To: Draw a basic face

Take a moment to try to draw a basic face. This is a helpful drawing tutorial for those who have never tried to draw before. Learn how to map out the proportions of the human face. This type of drawing is also helpful for comic book artists and animators who need to draw different characters quickly.

How To: Draw an isometric pyramid inside a cube

Fashionable things come and go (remember gladiator sandals?), but truly cool things stay around forever. Take pyramids, for instance. Since the Egyptians (well, arguably, the Mesopotamians) invented them more than two thousand years ago, they still fascinate people all around the world, and the Giza pyramids are still one of Egypt's top tourist traps. And songstress Charice recently devoted an entire song to pyramids.

How To: Draw Orochimaru from Naruto

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw Orochimaru. Start with drawing a circle for the head, then draw lines crossing the circle to use as a measurement of where the features of the face will be. After this, draw in the eyes, nose, nostrils, mouth, and eyebrows. Next, draw in the neck and the shoulders for the body. Once finished with this, draw in the hair surrounding the face, then erase the back lines from the drawing because you won't need them any longer. To finish, add in details to the...

How To: Organize comic book panels

When you are organizing the panels of your comic, you should keep in mind the way you want eyes to follow it. With multiple panels on a page, your spacing between them will determine where the eyes will go. If you want the reader to read up and down and from left to right, then you should create columns, by leaving more space in the middle.

How To: Draw a cartoon-style dog

Whether you're looking to make your own comics or you just like the style, check out this how-to video and find out how to make a quick cartoon style dog sketch. The cartoon dog rendered in this video is quick to make, and only requires an ink pen, and water-soluble markers if you want to add some color. Watch this video drawing tutorial and learn how to sketch a cartoon dog.

How To: Draw a basic human figure

In this video, we learn how to draw a basic human figure. Start with a circle first as the head, then draw cross hairs over the circle to indicate the tilt and direction the head is facing. Then, add in the chin, shoulders, then circles where the joints are. Draw in the rib cage and spine, then the hip bones. After this, draw the legs and continue down until you reach the feet. When you finished with this outline, use a darker line to draw more details and shading in on the face and body. Whe...

How To: Draw Evee from Pokemon

This video explains how to draw Eevee from Pokémon. Start with two circle shapes, one for the head and one for the body. The shape for the body is a little misshapen as you see here. You will then draw the facial guidelines and then draw the lines for the large pointed ears. You will draw in the inner shape of Eevee's ears as you see them here, then draw out the circular eyes using the facial guidelines you drew in step one. Color in the eyes and make sure you leave white to add that glazed l...

How To: Draw a snake

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a cute snake. First, draw a bell shape for the head, then draw a thick squiggly line for the body of it. After this, color the snake yellow and then outline it with a dark green color. From here, add stripes to the snake in hot pink. Next, you will draw on the face to the snake. Make sure to give it a friendly smile and draw the stripes on the top of the head. Next, you will draw on the tongue, giving it a long one with two triangle edges. This will fini...

How To: Draw Kirby with hair, eyes, and shades

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw Kirby with hair, eyes, and shades. First, draw the outline of the character and add in the basic shapes for the features on the face. Now, draw in the hair on the top of the head and connect it with the rest of the head. Next, draw the bangs around the eyes and shade in the hair on the head to make it look more like the actual character. Use the side of the pencil to get a better shade out of it. Then, shade the body of the character and darken the bangs...

How To: Draw Master Chief from the video game, Halo

First of all you have to draw the rough sketch using light color lines. You have to draw blocks to the size of helmet, chest, two arms, legs and boots. Now start from the helmet and draw the outline. Draw the glass for viewing. Draw the lines as shown on the helmet. Also darken the spots as shown. Now draw the chest guard. Draw the lines to make all the different straps and marks over the armor. You also have to draw a tank at behind. Make the arm and the gloves. Now draw the outline of a gun...

How To: Draw a cartoon dragon with a big head

In this video, we learn how to draw a cartoon dragon with a big head. First, draw the outline of the dragon, making the head much larger than the body. After this, add in small details to the dragon using the light pencil mark. Next, take a bold marker and trace over the pencil lines that you made, filling in the eyes, nose, teeth, wings, tail, ears, etc. After you do this, color the dragon completely green. Then, take a darker green color and apply it to the edges and where you want shadowin...

How To: Begin drawing a sculpted form

Use everything you know about drawing with perspective and line efficiency to draw a sculpted form. This instructional drawing video demonstrates how to flesh out the map of a drawing into an almost mobile being. When drawing with this technique, line drawing becomes a way of carving a figure out of boxes.

How To: Draw a manga/anime girl

"Miki Falls" manga creator Mark Crilley presents a real time tutorial showing how to draw a seated girl, taking his drawing from the rough sketch stage to finished inking. [correction: The Micron Pigma pen is mistakenly said to be available in comic book stores; it is in fact much easier to find in art supply stores)

How To: Draw Bugs Bunny from Looney Toons

Bring the lovable characters of Looney Toons home to your bedroom walls with help from this drawing tutorial! Learn how to draw Bugs Bunny from Looney Tunes 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 the face of an anime young man

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw the face of an anime young man. Start out by using a pencil on a white piece of paper, drawing spiky hair at the top of the page. After this, draw in additional lines to create more hair around the face, then draw in the sides and the bottom of the face. Next, draw in the features of the face, including the eyes, nose, ears, and mouth. Then, start to draw the clothing and add shading in on the clothing and the top of the hair. Add in more lines to make i...

How To: Draw Donald Duck on your own

This video illustrates the quick and easy method to Draw Donald Duck on your own . The process is comprised of the following steps:Step 1: Take a blank sheet of paper and a HB Bonded lead pencil.Step 2: Draw a face that resembles a duck's face. Make sure you don't make the ears too large as Donald Duck has got small ears.Step 3: Another point to consider is the length of the beak. Make sure it is elongated and oval shaped.Step 4: Now , make a oval shaped figure and shade it's outline to form ...

How To: Draw Frankenstein's monster

`This video illustrate how to draw Frankenstein's monster. Here are the following steps.Step 1: First of all take a sheet of paper and a pencil.Step 2: Now draw a oval circle representing the face of the monster, draw a big circle within the face showing an open mouth.Step 2: Draw small circle within the face representing the eyes.Step 3: Now draw a free hand mid part from the lower face .Now from this mid part extend two hands with waves to represent masculine look.Step 4: Draw two legs from...

How To: Draw Boo from Mario 64

In this video he just draws a simple picture of boo. It maybe takes two or three minutes to make the sketch. First you just draw a circle roughly, and add ears to that. Next add tongue which is very long and outside of the mouth. You just have to give importance to the teeth in this drawing to make your sketch great. Next you just add teeth, which is wide. Next make the teeth highlight. Next draw two small circles like eyes and highlight it with the pencil. Next make the rough sketch into the...

How To: Draw Goomba from Super Mario Brothers

This video is about drawing Goomba mushroom, a game character from the Super Mario Brothers. The materials required is a sheet of paper and sketch and coloring pens. The video begins by drawing the eyebrows, the eyes, the pupils, the mouth and then the face. Then you add in the rest of the body and legs. At the end coloring is done to the sketch to make it real life like and attractive. This is a great video for die hard fans of Super Mario brothers and those who want to pin up a neat picture...

How To: Draw a cartoon pig

First neatly draw the outline of the pig, then color the outline with a darker shade as this is the base of the character. Next draw the eyes, nose, and the small curly tail which complete the outline of the pig. For the base color a slightly bright pink color should be selected to shade the inner part of the pig i.e. the stomach, legs, and face. A shiny touch should be added to the face to give it a brighter and happier appearance. The background must be colored also with blue and brown. The...

How To: Do a basic line drawing of Mario from Super Mario Bros.

In this tutorial, we learn how to do a basic line drawing of Mario. To start, draw the basic outline of the face with a black marker. Draw in the details of the mouth, don't forget the teeth, tongue, and inside of the mouth. After this, draw in the nose and then the eyes. Draw in the pupils and then start to draw in the mustache and eyebrows. After this, create the hat and then draw around to the side of the head to draw the ear in. When finished, you can leave empty or color in with appropri...