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How To: Draw Arbiter from Halo

Are you fan of the majorly popular videogam series, Halo? Bring the characters to life by learning how to draw Arbiter 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 dragon head

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a dragon head. Start out by drawing the outline of the dragon head, giving it a pointed head and a large neck. Then, draw in flames coming from the mouth and large sharp teeth on the inside of the mouth. Draw in eyes, scales, and additional details around the entire area of the dragon. After this, you will be able to add in spikes on the back of the dragon as coming from the head down to the neck. Add in horns to the dragon, then shade in areas and add l...

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 cute anime mermaid

This is a video tutorial showing its audience how to draw an anime mermaid. The first step in drawing an anime mermaid is to gather your supplies. For this drawing you will need a photoshop type of program. Next you can open up the program. First you will need to open a new window and color it white. Then you can begin drawing. Then you can draw the head and the eyes and mouth first. Next you should draw the body. Next you should draw the mermaid's fin with your drawing tool. When you are fin...

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 a basic SpiderMan

This how-to video demonstrates a how to create an image of the comic-book superhero Spiderman in a basic generic pose. The artist, Xia Taptara, sketches out the basic figure, then gives advice on how to practice drawing tricky features like musculature, hands etc. as he adds more definition using a darker line. As the drawing progresses, Xia Taptara offers tips on perspective and more.

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...

How To: Draw a mountain landscape using charcoal techniques

Drawing is an excellent exercise for the brain that also lets your mind wander. This video tutorial demonstrates how to draw a serene mountain landscape using charcoal techniques. Begin with a simple sky and mountain range, then add trees and a beach. Pencilling in water will help to bring the trees to the foreground. Finally, add shadows and a waterfall to provide a sense of depth to the entire rendering.

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 nude woman

If you’ve got someone who’s agreed to pose in her birthday suit, you’re halfway there! Learn how to draw a naked woman by watching this video drawing tutorial. This how to draw tutorial will have you drawing nude females in no time.

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 female body proportions in the manga style

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw female body proportions in the manga style. First, you will need to mark your paper evenly with lines to see where you want the head to be at. After this, draw down the rest of the body, looking at the lines as you continue to draw. Use these lines as measurement tools to make the body look proportionate. For example, the head should start at one and the fingers should end at the fifth line. The waist should come at line 3 or 4, then you can finish off t...

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 architectural landscape

This video, which is part of series of videos that teach drawing, shows how to draw a complex drawing of beautifully landscaped buildings. This video shows line by line drawing of an architectural landscape and would be easy to follow along. After drawing buildings, stairs with railings, trees, planting boxes, walkways, courtyards, decorative garden items and people, the artist then adds color. By using a few colors, texture and detail is added to this complex drawing. This video makes drawin...

How To: Draw the figure of the female form

A female body is the most beautiful body in the world. Let's try to draw a female figure. First draw the basic shapes of the female posture. A good body is generally in 'S' shape. The curves have to be drawn properly like the legs, breast, stomach and then the face. When one feels that the body is coming in shape, darken the outlines and give some shadows. This will help in your drawing skills as well as understanding the human anatomy

How To: Draw a "Ready to Fight" pose

Comic artist Mark Crilley demonstrates how to sketch a classic fighting stance, really helpful in your own character or cartoon drawing. Instead of focusing on anatomy, this rendering technique focuses more on style. Follow along with Mark's great artistic advice and make your own action figure. Watch this how-to video and learn how to draw a "ready to fight" pose.

How To: Draw a cartoon golden retriever puppy dog

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a cartoon golden retriever puppy dog. Start off by drawing the face with intersecting lines on it so you know where the nose, eyes and mouth go. Then, keep outlining the rest of the body including the legs and tail. Next, use a darker brush to go over the lines and make more of a detailed outline, including fur and eyes. Make sure to use lines on the side of the dog to make the hair look more realistic. After this, paint the inside of the dog using a lig...

How To: Draw a cartoon fox head

Here is an easy way to draw a cartoon fox. First draw a imperfect circle which is similar to face. Then draw ears which is curve shaped, sharp at its edges. Then draw its mouth part. The upper jaw must be bigger than the lower one. Now move to the eye part joining from the mouth part. Draw teeth and to make more attractable draw whiskers on each side. Draw an attractive belt in the neck side and in order to look real, draw hair portion on the head part and also on the side edges. Now erase th...

How To: Draw a camouflage pattern

This video is about how to draw a camouflage pattern. For this project you need a paper, ruler and writing utensils. You only have to remember a few easy steps. Draw a square box. Draw out the first pattern layer. Draw out the second pattern layer. Draw out the third pattern layer. Color the first pattern layer with any color, the second pattern layer with any other color and the third pattern layer with any color except the colors you used for the first and second pattern layers.

How To: Draw a glass bottle

In this tutorial we learn how to draw a glass bottle. To start the bottle, you will draw the outline of the bottle starting with the cap to the base. After this, start to shade in the top and around the sides of the bottle. Small lines will create the effect of the bottle seeming to be transparent. After this, start to shade in around the sides of the bottle and on the bottom. Draw the inside lines and the other side as well so you can see that it is clear. Then, use the eraser to smear the c...

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 a racing car

In this video tutorial, viewers will learn how to draw the character Lightning McQueen from the Disney movie Cars. Begin by drawing a 3D rectangle. Make it rounded. Add the wheels and windshield. Draw the mouth on the bumper and the eyes on the windshield. Draw the spoiler and add the details of the car. Then erase the guidelines. Then start adding the colors. Add a darker shade of red for shading. Finish by adding the details on the car. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy drawin...

How To: Draw wheels in perspective

Check out this video to learn how to draw wheels in perspective. Learn the easy way of drawing or painting wheels or arches in perspective. This video shows you a simple way to get them upright and vertical - and looking right - first time, every time. No complex measuring or calculations required!

How To: Draw an anime Fox Furry

This video shows how to draw an anime Fox Furry. First, draw the outline of the face, neck and straight-up ears. Then draw the eyes with eyebrows and make them prominent, to look nice and real. Then draw the nose and mouth. Then give borders and shades to ears to look prominent. Then outline and draw the hairs over the head, a little on the face and also side hairs. Then for finalizing the eye part, adding pupils to the eyes to look a little real, and more bordering the eyebrows. Then, draw t...

How To: Draw a dog by memorizing a funny tale

Dogs are one of the simplest animal to draw. In the first step draw a small stick i.e. simple line with two arms below and a small round on the top. In the second step draw a round circle outside this one. In the third step draw semi-circle on top of the circle adjacent to the outer circle. In the fourth step draw two small circle for the eyes inside the semi-circle and make a small dot inside the small circle. In the final step draw the ears on both sides equally in the way such that it shou...

How To: Draw oak bark for illustration

To draw oak bark, first understand the way the bark grows, and use natural, uneven lines to indicate each piece of bark. Render oak bark in a natural way with tips from a professional illustrator in this free instructional video on drawing. If you learn how to draw oak bark, you can enhance your landscape drawings.

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 with pastels

In this online video series, learn how to get started using pastels, from artist Melody Mann. She will demonstrate how to draw with oil pastels and blend them, how to draw with chalk, how to draw with pastel pencils, how to blend chalk pastels with water, how to create pastel art, and how to use pastels on black paper.