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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 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 girls and women

This a simple drawing video targeted for and taught by a young girl. The instructor demonstrates how she sketches out female figures, either little girls or women, on her drawing board. She makes additional remarks about hoe to modify and personalize these renderings. So gather up some pens or pencils and paper, and check out this cute little video. You'll learn how to sketch people in no time!

How To: Simply draw the face of a girl in anime

This is a sped up video on how to draw a female anime face. The artist begins by drawing the cheeks and jaw line. Then the neck is made. Next the artist makes long side-bangs that cover a portion of her face. A lot of his time and detail is spent on making the hair at this point. It is very choppy with defined pieces at the ends. During the hair process, an ear and a headband are drawn. When the hair is finished, the artist begins working on the eyebrows, nose, and eyes. The eyes seem to requ...

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 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: 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 a tiger

This short video provides a clear example of how to draw a tiger. It begins with a skeletal foundation, with each line clearly mapped out in green pencil – easy to draw. This foundation is then built upon in a different color thus developing the face, claws and tail. The development is drawn over with a pen to stay permanent and finally the green foundation is erased. In just 20 seconds, this video shows – in four simple steps that you can follow – to draw a tiger. Go to [www.howtodrawfantasy...

How To: Draw a bemused lion head for beginners

Simba from "The Lion King" couldn't have done it better himself. In this video tutorial you'll learn how to sketch out a very realistic lion head held in a bemused expression. Whether you love lions or find them frightening, drawing this lion head is an excellent way to gain knowledge of anatomy and how it affects different poses.

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 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 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 Rock Lee from Naruto

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw Rock Lee. First draw a circle for the head, making a chin underneath and using lines to reference where the facial features will go. After this, draw eyes that are slightly aligned to the left hand side of the face. The right eye should be larger than the left, both off center. Then, draw two dots for the nose and a "u" shape for the mouth. After this, draw a larger circle around the head and then draw in angry eyebrows above the eyes. Start to erase the...

How To: Draw a realistic female portrait

The artist begins by sketching house the outline of the face and body using a pencil. Then he begins to form the eyes, nose, hair and ears, and applies a gray mask to the face which is then covered by the tan coloring of the woman. The lower body is applied with a lighter mask which is converted to the white furry coating of the coat. The drawing is then smoothened out showing us the main features of the realistic woman. Using the software and computer graphics that he uses, the hair, eyes, a...

How To: Draw Spongebob Squarepants step-by-step

Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? Spongebob Squarepants!! In recent years, Spongebob has become a lovable part of America's cartoon family. This cute little sponge is not difficult to draw, and is mostly made up of simple shapes and lines. This video tutorial will take you through drawing Spongebob step by step. Once you master Spongebob, why not try and draw the rest of his underwater gang? Have fun!

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: 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 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 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: Draw male and female manga eyes

In this clip, Mark Rilley teaches how to draw male and female eyes in the Japanese manga style. Breaking down the anatomy, he distinguishes the gender differences between the two in order to give your drawings more masculine or feminine qualities. For more information, and to get started drawing your own Japanese comic-style eyes, watch this free video drawing lesson.

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: Write the letter J in calligraphy copperplate

In this video, we learn how to write the letter J in calligraphy copperplate. For the uppercase letter, start by grabbing your calligraphy pen and drag it down so you have a thick black line with a thin line at the top. End the letter with a loop around it, then bring the top line to the left and loop it around, making a semi-thick line with it. To make the lower case letter, make a thin line going diagonally to the right, then dip the pen in ink and bring the pen down in a thick line down. C...

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 ...

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