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How To: Draw a rose step by step with pencil

In this video you will see how to sketch a picture of a rose using a pencil. You will start from the but and work your way outward adding petals. Each line is shown slowly so that it is easy to recreate what is being drawn. This is a basic rose that you can vary to your own esthetic because just like no two flowers re the same neither are two flower sketches.

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: 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 hand on a hip

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a hand on the hip. Start out by drawing the arm first. You will need to make sure to add in the different features of the arm to make it look more realistic. After you have drawn on the arm, then you can draw on the hand angled like it is sitting on a hip. Make sure you draw the fingers close to each other, not clenched or spread apart. Once you have finished, you can draw on the lines on the hands and the arms, then use shading to finish up the hand on ...

How To: Draw the classic Sonic the Hedgehog character

In this video, we learn how to draw the classic Sonic the Hedgehog character. First, draw a round circle for the head. Then, draw in the eyes and the hair around the head in big huge lines. After this, sketch in the rest of the body. Then, start add details to the head, drawing in the eyes, mouth, and hair lines. From here, draw in the details of the body and then create the leg and feet clothing as well. Draw a bold black line over all of it, then you will add in shading to finish up this dr...

How To: Draw Naruto's 4-tails form

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw Naruto 4-tails. First, draw the outline of the characters and the four tails. After this, draw in the rest of the outline in the final stages using a darker stroke of the pencil. Start to add in the details of the figure of the body and then add in the shading around the sides. Make sure you draw in the hands and the fingers as well as the facial features to make it look more realistic. Add in any more details that you would like to make it unique, then ...

Draw a chibi Sokka from Avatar: The Last Airbender

In this drawing tutorial, we learn how to draw a chibi Sokka. Start off by drawing a round circle for the head of the character. After this, draw on the ears to the sides of the head. Then, draw on the hair on the back of the head followed by the facial features. After this, draw on the body, but don't draw a neck because this character doesn't really have one. Once you have the outline finished, start to use a darker marker to create the clothing and other details onto the character. Clean u...

How To: Draw a hyper-stylized Sonic the Hedgehog

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a hyper-stylized Sonic the Hedgehog. To start, you will draw the outline of the entire body of Sonic. Make sure you draw in the huge spikes for the hair as well. Next, you will draw in the eyes, muzzle, and nose on the face. Then, you will draw in the stomach area, the feet, and the hands. After this, clean up any background lines and color the character in completely. Next, shade in darker colors on the sides of the body to give Sonic more depth and mak...

How To: Draw the head of a horse

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw the head of a horse. Start out by drawing the outline of the horse's head and the neck. Then, draw in the ears and the details for the nose and the face. Next, color in the horse and then add shading along the sides of the horse and fill in the features with black. Use different colors of brown to show a contrast between the colors on the horse. After this, you will use small lines to create hair on the horse, then add in additional features. Clean up an...

How To: Draw and color a city with art markers

In this video, we learn how to draw and color a city with art markers. First, draw a horizontal line as your reference point to where the city buildings are going to go. Make a point in the middle as the background line. Now, start to draw in the buildings around the middle line, making diagonal straight lines, then drawing in the details of the buildings. Draw in taller buildings in the back, then start to draw the larger details in the front of the drawing. Add in shading and details as nee...

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 Super Shadow from Sonic the Hedgehog

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw Super Shadow from Sonic the Hedgehog. Start off by drawing the spikes for the hair, then draw the ears and the eyes on the face. After this, draw the arms, upper body, lower body, and legs. When you are finished with this, use a dark pen to outline the cartoon character and draw in any additional details. Next, you will add in colors to the character, using reds on the outside of the hair and legs, then orange and tan on the inside. Finish this off with ...

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 different kind of eyes

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw different kinds of eyes. If you are drawing an eye from the side, make sure you show the eye bulging out of the eye, and show the long eyelashes and layers of the lids. If you are drawing an eye looking up, make sure to show the socket of the eye and the layers underneath the top of the eyelid. To draw an eye closed, you will show the brow bone and crease of the eye, as well as the lashes and the circles underneath the eye. There are a lot of different e...

How To: Draw Shadow the Hedgehog

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw Shadow the Hedgehog. Start off by drawing the head and then add in the spiked hair. After this, draw in the details of the eyes and continue down to the arms and the rest of the body. Draw in the feet and a gun in the character's hand. Now, use a pen to start drawing the outline over the pencil marks that you just made. Continue on to draw in details on the picture that make it look more realistic. After this, color in the picture with colored pens and u...

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 a full body Donald Duck

In this video, we learn how to draw a full body Donald Duck. First, start by drawing circles for the eyes and body. The body circle should be larger and more round than the head. After this, start drawing lines to connect these two circles and make the neck and body with a t-shirt on. After this, draw the tail on him and then start to draw the beak. Next, add in legs to the body and then add in the eyes. Use a darker pencil to outline the body, then make lines for the hair on the head and on ...

How To: Draw a rose with a pencil

In this video, we learn how to draw a rose with a pencil. Start off by drawing the petals to the rose on the outside, then use your pencil to draw in the petals darker than they already appear. The first drawn petals were just for an outline. After this, draw leaves on the outside of the petals with lines in them to make it look more realistic. When you draw the petals in the middle, make sure they get smaller and the ones on the outside are larger. Next, draw a stem to the flower with leaves...

How To: Draw Mickey Mouse on a dry-erase board

In this video, we learn how to draw Mickey Mouse on a dry-erase board. Start off by drawing a circle on the left hand side of the board, then draw a half circle with another circle connecting to that on the right hand side of the board. Now, connect another half a circle around the sides, to help shape the face. Next, make an "m" shape on the top of the face going down to the sideburns and fill this in. Color in the ears as well, then make a rounded v-shape at the bottom of the face to make t...

How To: Draw Obi-Wan from Star Wars

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to draw Obi-Wan from Star Wars. Begin by drawing a circle for the head and rectangular shape for the jaw. Then draw a line 1/3 way across the circle. Draw the eyes on the line and the nose just underneath the line. Now draw 2 lines from the ends of the eyes to the rectangular shape. Use those lines as a guide to draw the length of the mouth. Then add the ears, eyebrows and beard. Now lightly draw the hair. Finish by coloring and shading the image. Thi...

How To: Draw ocean waves

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to draw ocean waves. The image drawn in this video has water waves clashing into some rocks on shore. Begin by drawing the outline of the rocks on the right side. The horizon line of the image is about 3/4 above the rocks. Then draw a large wave that passes the horizon line. Now paint the sky in gray and paint the rock in shades of black and gray. Paint the waves and slowly build the colors. Use the pencil tool with transparent color to fill in the wa...

How To: Draw an olive tree

Michael Weisner, an animator and a graphic designer, shows us in this video how to draw an olive tree using a piece of writing paper and a writing utensil. First, it should be taken into account that olive trees are grown in rocky soil, which other trees cannot be grown in and the soil around the base of the tree should be rocky ground. Next, proceed to the trunk of the tree, which is a curved and branching structure. After that, we are shown to move on to the leaves of the tree, which are cr...

How To: Draw a body of water

Do you love to draw? Do you love to draw nature scenes? Whether it's trees, rocks, or water - the parts that make up Mother Nature are beautiful enough to hang on your wall. In this Hawks Vs. Pigeon Production, learn how to draw a body of water against an edge of trees.

How To: Draw a biomechanical-themed tattoo sleeve design

Designing a tattoo sleeve is a challenging and important task for any tattoo artist or recipient, as they are huge, expensive, nearly impossible to hide and, like all tattoos, with you forever. This four-part video demonstrates the sketching and inking of a sleeve design with a a biomechanical theme. It is unmeasured and would need to be refined and drawn again before it could go on a body, but is a good place to start.

How To: Draw a volcano

Brush up on your drawing skills with help from this drawing tutorial conducted by fantasy artist, Wayne Tully. In this video, learn how to draw a volcano erupting. Apply this volcano to a scenic drawing or a fantasy art piece to make something grand!

How To: Draw some Disney characters

In this video you will see old school Disney characters drawn from sketch through to color. These are some great classics. The process footage is sped up so might take some pausing or slow motion action to copy but if you have a general idea of what you’re trying to do these are some really nice drawings. There are a lot of birds, especially ducks.