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How To: Draw an eye from a side view

Drawing and sketching an eye side view (profile) lesson video free online lesson. Learn how to draw eye side view (female, woman) Step by Step how to video tutorial lesson. Learn from beginning rough sketch to finish drawing online lesson for comics cartoon illustration.

How To: Draw a front view of a nude woman

Learn how to draw from a professional artist! This drawing video tutorial will teach you how to draw a front view of a nude woman. This drawing demonstration will help you in the art of sketching and drawing naked women for your art projects. This is the Reilly technique for a front nude pose.

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 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 female nude in 90 seconds

Precise drawing, as needed in fields like comic book art and architecture, forces you to really perfect your draftsmanship and get every last line and dot down to perfect scale. But art also requires a bit more looseness, especially if you're sketching at a museum or doing a figure drawing class without much time allotted to you.

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 the male body

Draw a realistic man! This how-to video shows the steps of rendering a sketch of a human man. There are no audio instructions, but the process is detailed very closely in a visual guide. Watch this video drawing tutorial and learn how to sketch the male figure.

How To: Begin drawing three dimensional objects

Watch this instructional drawing video to draw objects in space. You can draw three dimensional objects if you can create the illusion of depth within a space. If the page is a space, how can you make a series of points appear as though they are floating within that open space? This video includes a few helpful definitions for beginning to draw perspective.

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 back view of a nude woman

Learn how to draw from a professional artist! This drawing video tutorial will teach you how to draw a back view of a nude woman. This drawing demonstration will help you in the art of sketching and drawing naked women for your art projects. This is the Reilly technique for a back nude pose.

How To: Draw 3D letters (A through L)

This is an upbeat fun video on how to draw 3D letters; and shows in detail how to draw them from A through L. Start out with a pencil drawing of the letter to make sure it looks how you want it, as you can always erase any mistakes. Then, using a black marker pen, trace over the pencil lines of the letter, then using a gray marker, fill in the 3D depth of the letter, leaving the face of the letter clear. This gives a nice 'cartoon' like effect, which looks great. Watch the second video to lea...

How To: Write the letter W in calligraphy copperplate

Mr. Hamid Reza Ebrahimi has shown a demo on how to write the character W & w in a calligraphy copperplate. The single pen like brush was used by him to complete that fine art. He started drawing with a thick impression and then used the same brush with the thinner impression. We need to learn how to handle the brush before starting with the art work. His art work has accentuated our eyes. Viewer should learn to be calm while doing such art works. It will give you peace and calmness.

How To: Draw a manga woman in knights armor

Digital Painting and Drawing: Learn to draw woman face profile or side view, a knight in armor, facial figure, head and figure slightly step by step with costume step by step. This drawing, painting using Photoshop video tutorial shows you from basic rough sketching to finish drawing quick concept for comics cartoon illustration, manga, anime. The video demonstrates how to quickly create an efficient concept design from concept idea into visual. Video tutorial. Cartoon, illustration, comics, ...

How To: Draw a cool optical illusion

Optical illusions don't require fancy techniques; this one relies entirely in the details. Gather up a pen/pencil, paper, and a pair of scissors. Draw a parallelogram to be used as the template for both tabletops in this sketch. By varied angling, leg lengths, and color, the table top takes on a different appearance. Watch this video drawing tutorial and learn how to recreate this cool, artistic optical illusion.

How To: Draw human eyes step by step

Drawing the human face can be difficult, especially the more detailed areas such as the ears, mouth, nose, and most definitely: the eyes. In this video, learn how to make your drawing of human eyes look more realistic with tips & tricks from fantasy artist, Wayne Tully.

How To: Draw a realistic human eye

In this video tutorial, "Miki Falls" manga artist Mark Crilley shows us how to draw a realistic eye. For any artist who aspires to draw realistically, it's essential to get eyes right. The eyes, after all, are the "window to the soul," and if something's off with a drawing of an eye, we will always notice.

How To: Draw 3-dimensional objects

Drawing three-dimensional shapes requires paying attention to the shadows and light that fall on the object. Find out how to draw shapes with a three-dimensional quality with tips from a professional illustrator in this free instructional video on drawing. Drawing 3d will never be easier.

How To: Draw DragonBall Z Goku

Anime is a very cool, fun form of animation. In this tutorial, learn how to draw one of the genre's most famous characters. This video will take you step by step through the process of drawing Goku, a character from DragonBall Z. This very cool Manga character is not too difficult to draw once you get the hang of it. Japanimation takes a bit of practice, because it is a much different style from more Western cartoons, but is not difficult to master.

How To: Draw Sakura from Naruto

In this video, learn how to sketch the female anime character, Sakura. Sakura is a manga character from Naruto. She is a very beautiful and popular anime cartoon, and if you follow along with the step by step presented in this tutorial you will be able to draw her like a professional cartoonist. This video breaks down the drawing process into sections, making it easier to understand. Grab a pencil and start sketching, soon you will be designing your very own manga.

How To: Draw an female anime face in 3/4

Would you like to learn how to draw amazing anime cartoons? This excellent and entertaining video demonstrates step by step how to draw a flawless female anime face in 3/4 view. It discusses the challenges of 3/4 views, how to practice difficult facial drawing techniques, and offers helpful tips on how to produce anime drawings that really stand out. It provides helpful tips on proper pencil and lead choice to quickly and easily get fine, clean and perfect lines that are a must for modern ani...

How To: Draw a cartoon brontosaurus

In this video, we learn how to draw a cartoon brontosaurus. First, draw a large hump that is a half circle, then draw a line on the other end of this. After this, draw a tail on the other end of the hump and then go down and draw the feet on the bottom. Continue going and draw up the neck and make a circle for the head. Draw in a large eye on the head and make a smile on it. Next, draw soft spikes on the back of the dinosaur and color it in if you prefer, then enjoy your cute drawing!

How To: Draw Princess Tutu

Big fan of the magical girl anime series, Princess Tutu? Learn how to draw the main character, Princess Tutu, 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 Hacker style kid with a bazooka

The "Hacker" style was created for hackwars.net for their avatar system. You can basically take the simple shapes as seen at first in the video and draw pretty much any kind of character. Just go wild! Don't forget to add the thick black line around the outside. It really makes this style. Check out this video drawing tutorial and learn how to sketch a Hacker style kid with a bazooka.

How To: Draw people sitting down

Drawing a person sitting down and other sittign positions can sometimes be really tricky. The next time you run into a problem, be sure to use this great video as a guide. In this video, black charcoal is used and three different sitting positions are gone over.

How To: Draw an interior perspective room

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw an interior perspective of a room. First, draw a horizontal line, then start to draw squares around it, then add in the back doors and the shelves, counters, windows, and more. Add in details using vortex lines as your focal point. You can use this technique to draw several different perspectives of different rooms. You can draw kitchens, mudrooms, living rooms, bedrooms, and more. You can also add in the little details, including couches, artwork, thing...

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.

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