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How To: Draw a sphere in 3D

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a sphere in 3D. First, draw a circle and a square around it with a light pencil. From here, you will use the side of the pencil to shade in the sides of the circle. Then, draw a half circle next to the circle to make it look like it's shadow. Shade that in and then add in more dark markings to the circle, leaving a small white area on the top of it. After this, draw in the outline of the circle and erase any stray lines. This will complete your sphere, e...

How To: Draw baggy pants

In this video tutorial from The Graff Tube, learn how to draw graffiti baggy pants. First, draw a u-shape. On each side of that draw two vertical lines. Connect these lines on each side to your u shape creating a box on each side that you will need to shade in and darken. This first portion of the drawing will be the belt and waistline of your pants. From the u shape, draw a wiggly line and then two additional wiggly lines on the outer side. This creates the pant legs. Draw shoes at the botto...

How To: Draw objects using the "imaginary box" technique

Learn how you can draw an "imaginary box" and then replace the box with 3-D everyday objects. You can learn to do just that by watching this video. There are hundreds and hundreds of objects that you will be able to draw after learning how to draw this imaginary box and build off of it. You can draw a floor lamp, a refrigerator, a house and so much more just by using this neat artist' tip. The lines of the box help you to center your picture and make it look more realistic and the shading is ...

How To: Draw a scary manga female vampire

A scary vampire is just what the artist ordered. In this video tutorial, learn how to draw a scary manga female vampire. See how to do the sketch illustration, step-by-step, strictly for anime and manga comics. This quick and easy video will have you drawing eerie female vamps in no time. You see the torso, head, pelvis, hips, and legs drawn.

How To: Draw the head of a Native American Indian chief

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw the head of a Native American Indian chief. First, you will draw the outline of the head as well as the head dress that he is wearing. Draw in lines to show where the jaw lines, cheeks, and other facial features are. After this, draw in the details of the face then get to work on the headdress. Add in details to this, then start to add in colors to it, making it as colorful as you would like it to be. When finished, add in some feathers at the bottom and...

How To: Draw a manga face sideways

In this video, we learn how to draw a manga face sideways. start by drawing a round circle with a light pencil. After this, draw a chin that is from the side view. Next, add on the nose and make the chin look more prominent, like you are seeing the profile of the face. After this, draw on the ear to the center of the face, then start to add in further details. Make the eye and add shading by the nose to make it appear as though there's another eye. Add in eyelashes, then start to add in hair ...

How To: Draw a skull

In this video, we learn how to draw a skull. Start off by drawing in the eyes and then draw the nose and basic outline of the head. Add in lines on the head to show broken and cracked bones. After this, draw in eye sockets and add details to the nose as well. Shade in the eyes and then start to draw the jawbone and where the teeth are at. Shade between the teeth and then draw the chin in. Add in shading where you feel it's needed, then add in more cracks to make it look more real and you're f...

How To: Draw Itachi from Naruto

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw Itachi. First, draw your reference lines on the head so you know where to place the features of the face. Draw in the eyes, adjusting them so they are more towards the left of the face than the right. After this, draw in the bridge of the nose and the nose, as well as features of the cheeks. Next, draw in the nostrils and the mouth, as well as eyebrows and creases around the eyes. After this, draw in ears on the side of the head, then start to draw in th...

How To: Draw horror anime

This video is about drawing a horror anime.The materials required for this are a large sheet of paper,a pencil and an eraser.To create the anime, you need to fist draw the skeleton, then do the eyes followed by the eye brows. You should add more details to the face as this would help in creating the nose.Switch over to the mouth,then the ears and the hair.After you are finished with the head,erase the inner circle and start drawing the neck.Then you have to draw the shoulders and the collar b...

How To: Draw a pegasus, a fantasy horse with wings

This video shows us how to draw a Pegasus, a fantasy horse with wings. Firstly draw the parts of the Pegasus roughly using light shades starting of with head, body, limbs, tail and wings. Then darken the parts previously drawn using darker shades and then add the feathers to the wings using the darker shades. Then after that erase the parts which were in lighter shade as it is considered as unwanted now. Then set the background by coloring it with blue color as the Pegasus will be usually see...

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: Sketch a busy street

Miandza teaches you how to sketch a busy street. You start by drawing a horizontal line and add 2 diagonal lines, for all 3 lines to meet in the middle. Using those diagonal lines, draw vertical lines, at the same distance from each other. These will act as buildings. Also start creating the road in the middle. Add details to the buildings like doors, windows or pieces of decoration. Create trees and two large towers in the far end. The road will have a truck and the pavement should be filled...

How To: Draw manga mouths in four different ways

Characters in Japanese manga tend to have very expressive mouths, ranging from a smirky little line on one page to a giant "O" mouth on the next page. In this video, "Miki Falls" manga creator Mark Crilley shows how to draw mouths the manga way. And we won't just learn to draw one sort of mouth, we'll learn four different styles.

How To: Draw anime/manga hair

"Miki Falls" manga creator Mark Crilley presents a tutorial on how to draw manga or anime hair. The first character's hair is drawn entirely in real time, with continuous spoken explanation. Drawing hair is one of the most important components of anime and manga figure drawing, this video will show you how.

How To: Draw a wolf step-by-step

In this video, we learn how to draw a wolf step-by-step. First, draw out an outline of the body using circles and lines to show where the legs will go. Next, make the snout for the nose and then draw in the ears and the eyes. Next, draw in lines around the outside of the wolf to show that it has fur. Next, use a darker pen to outline the wolf, then add in details to the legs and the rest of the lower body. Add in a tail that is curved but not high in the air. When you are done, you will have ...

How To: Draw a "realistic", angry manga face

Anger is one of the emotions most prominently featured in manga, especially "boy" manga. Thus, knowing how to draw an angry male manga face is an important skill to master if you want to create your own manga-style art. This video demonstrates how to do just that in pencil, starting with the outline of a head. It offers detailed instructions that should enable any budding manga artist to replicate it themselves.

How To: Draw a fantasy unicorn

This video illustrates how to draw a fantasy unicorn. Here are the following steps: Step 1: First of all take a sheet of paper and pencil and start drawing the head in a cone shape with the cone having round edge ,this cone represents the head.

How To: Draw Disney's Winnie the Pooh

This is a video tutorial that is showing its audience how to draw Winnie the Pooh from Disney. The first step in drawing Winnie the Pooh is to draw a light circle that will end up being Winnie's head. Then draw construction lines through the circle for the mouth, eyes, and nose. Next you should draw the eye line off of the construction line that you made earlier. Next lightly sketch his other facial details such as his mouth and nose. Then you should draw his ears on and detail his facial str...

How To: Draw the Incredible Hulk

This video illustrate us how to draw the incredible hulk. Here are the following steps:Step 1: First of all take a sheet of paper, pencil and pencil color.Step 2: Now draw a square with round edges representing the face of the hulk. Within the face draw eyes and a big mouth and hairy eyebrows.Step 3: Now from the bottom of the circle draw an oval with wavy structure on it showing the six-pack abs of the hulk.Step 4: Now from the down side of the abdomen extend two legs with muscular legs and ...

How To: Draw Sonic from Sonic the Hedgehog

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to draw Sonic from the Sonic the Hedgehog. Begin by drawing a circle for the head and 2 triangles for the ears. Then draw the lines for the spikes and a small oval for the stomach. Now draw the hands, legs and feet. Draw the eyes. Now draw the tail and outline the image. Add the details and delete the guidelines. Start adding color to the image. Add some darker colors around to create shading. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy drawing on...

How To: Draw a surfer

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to draw a surfer on the computer. The drawing has a surfer crouched on his board, under the curl of a high wave above him. Take the drawing step-by-step, and you can draw your own surfer. The animated pencil is easy to watch and follow, and all the steps can be paused as you work through the art demonstration yourself. The drawing tutorial is free, and can be watched as many times as you like. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy drawing on...

How To: Draw a lotus flower on a computer

Learn the art of drawing a ‘Lotus Flower’ on your computer, by watching this video. Begin by drawing a faint outline of the flower at the outset. This is done by drawing an oval shape first. Then a straight line is drawn below the oval, along the center. A semi-circle comes next, touching the extreme ends of the oval shape. Similarly, a mirror image of the semi-circle is drawn, below it. The petals of the lotus flower are then outlined in dark, from the center and on either side symmetrically...

How To: Draw multiple manga facial expressions

Koizu brings you another lesson in how to draw manga. He describes how he begins with the eyes as guidelines that are used as the base for each facial expression. This immediately begins to capture and illustrate the specific expression for which you are going. Multiple facial features are illustrated in the manga style of drawing and range anywhere from angry to happy and beyond. This video will definitely either teach you how to draw the facial expressions using simple features or help 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 snowy pines with colored pencil

To draw snowy pines in colored pencil, depict the tree with snow weighing down the branches and with snow dunes in the background. Learn to depict snow on trees with tips from a professional illustrator in this free instructional video on drawing. All you need are a few tips and tricks to master the art of drawing snowy pines.

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)