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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 Goku from DragonBall Z

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw Goku. First, you will start drawing the outline of the face, including the features of the face. After this, darken around them by drawing with the pencil. From here, draw in the hair on the top of the head and the ears on the side of the head. Next, you will draw in the neck and the rest of the body as well. Add in lines on the body to show the contours and the muscle on the body as well. Finish this off by adding in shading and erasing any background l...

How To: Draw a woolly mammoth

In this video, we learn how to draw a woolly mammoth. Start off by drawing the head, body, tusks, and feet. After you have the basic outline of the animal done, draw over it with a black paintbrush over the entire body and erase the lines underneath that. Next, draw in an eye and color the mammoth brown. Color the tusks ivory, then make the background of the picture purple with green underneath. Next, color the background with orange making it look sunny but also like sunset. To finish, start...

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 realistic manga face

In this video, "Miki Falls" manga creator Mark Crilley shows us how to draw a realistic manga face. Manga has a unique style, and if you get minor details wrong it can really add up to make your characters look strange and unappealing. This video takes you through the process of drawing manga faces, step by step.

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 Venom from Spiderman comics

In this video, we learn how to draw Venom. Start out by drawing the outline of the entire body of the character. Use a soft line to create light lines throughout the entire body. After you have completed this, use a more bold line to draw around the body and start filling in details. Add the veins to the arms and then use shading to make them look more realistic. Draw in the details of the face and tongue, then continue on until you reach the torso to the feet. Once finished with the drawing,...

How To: Use curvilinear perspective

Check out this video to learn how to use curvilinear perspective. This shows the idea of how to create a curvilinear perspective image. Normally this view would only be used when drawing something incredibly massive. It's a bit like looking through a fish-eye lens.

How To: Draw big pouty lips

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to draw lips. Begin by drawing a horizontal line for the mouth and draw a Mickey Mouse shape in between the line. Then sketch the upper lip with the 2 smaller circles on top and draw the lower lip with the large circle as guidelines. Now users may draw the rest of the face. Then darken and define the upper and lower lips. Now lightly sketch some lines on the lips to show depth. Then darken and shade the lips. This video will benefit those viewers who ...

How To: Draw an anime or manga female in motion

This video goes back to basics, using regular pencil, pen and colored pencils to create a manga female figure. He begins by drawing basic lines and shapes of the torso with pencil, then adding legs, arms and marking the joints. He adds detail to the body and fills in the shapes of the muscles. He then adds the head shape and fills in the facial details and hair before adding detail to the hands and fingers. He continues with the clothing, before going over all the lines with a black ink pen. ...

How To: Draw an anime girl in Photoshop

In this video, we learn how to draw an anime girl in Photoshop. First, draw the outline of the face, shoulders, and neck using a light touch of the brush. Next, draw in the details of the face and then start drawing in the hair. Use different shapes and swirls for the hair, to make it thick and long around her face and body. Next, draw in her hand and arm. Use a darker brush to fill in the details and draw over the outline, to create the final sketch. Add in eyelashes and feminine details to ...

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 spiral staircase

This video shows us how to draw a spiral staircase in a very simple way. Firstly a horizontal line is drawn and upon that a rectangle is drawn. Then four lines are drawn from the four corners of the rectangle and all this four lines are meeting at the same point on the horizontal line which was drawn previously. Then another rectangle is drawn behind the rectangle intersecting the four lines drawn from the four corners of the rectangle. And at the rare end, numbers of lines are drawn in betwe...

How To: Write 3D embossed text & letters

Need a little help making your 3D letters? This quick tutorial on how to draw embossed or three-dimension letters makes it look pretty easy, revealing secrets on how to get perfectly-shaped three-dimensional lettering for your next art project or handmade holiday card! Write 3D embossed text & letters.

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 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 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 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: 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 a hot Ecchi girl on Open Canvas

This video drawing tutorial demonstrates the quick sketching of a hot anime girl character in Open Canvas. Use the method as a basic guideline for your own sketches, modifying stance, pose, proportion, and other finer details to make the work of art your own. Check out this video art lesson and learn how to draw a hot Ecchi girl on Open Canvas.

How To: Draw Captain K'Nuckles from The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack

In this video, we learn how to draw Captain K'Nuckles. First, draw a cucumber type shape then draw a pirate hat on the top. From here, draw in the simple oval eyes and then draw in the nose. After this, draw in the mouth and the teeth, then shade in underneath the eyes. From here, draw in his arms and his fingers as well. Then draw and color in the clothes he's wearing and draw rectangles for his feet. After this, clean up any stray lines on the drawing and then add in shading to make the cha...

How To: Draw the female body

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw the female body. First, you will draw the outline of the body, starting with the basics. Then, start to shade in the different areas of the body and create contours. Make sure to draw longer and leaner lines to create a more feminine figure. Draw in her hips and make her body curvy, not just one straight line. After this, add in lines to the body to make it look more realistic and show the contours. To finish this, add in white for lighting and then cont...

How To: Draw Hamtaro

In this video, we learn how to draw Hamtaro. Start off by drawing the large head, followed by the body and the ears. After this, draw the arms and legs onto the character. Next, outline the drawing in a darker pen, then add in additional details. Draw on the eyes, nose, and pupils. Don't forget to draw on the paws and feel as well as lines to make it look like fur. To finish up this picture, you will need to add colors to the hamster. You can go with the traditional colors, or change them up ...

How To: Draw the Eiffel Tower

Don't have enough cash to go to Paris this summer? Bring Paris to your bedroom for no money down with help from this drawing tutorial. Learn how to draw the Eiffel Tower with help from Drawing Now. Search WonderHowTo for more videos from Drawing Now to learn how to draw a variety of sujects, characters and cartoons!

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.

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