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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: Write the letter E in calligraphy copperplate

How should you write in copperplate? Hamid will show us how write E and e in copperplate. First we need a book and a pen specially to write in copperplate. This type of font has letters with narrow edges and it gets broader in the middle. For capital 'E', it will be in curved form with the font's unique style of thickness. The small 'e' more looks like a 'c' with a closed loop. It will help in improving your handwriting style and add some grace.

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 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 3d staircase

This wordless video shows how to draw a staircase in 3d. Start by drawing the steps in one dimension. Extend two lines at the top of the stairs the width you want the steps to be. Draw another line between them to make a square. This creates a landing. Draw two lines downward and parallel to the steps from the line at the top of the stairs. This will create a rail and a second base. Then extend lines from each jut of the one dimensional steps, stretching the lines alternately to the base and ...

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: 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 a volcano

Brush up on your drawing skills with help from this drawing tutorial conducted by fantasy artist, Wayne Tully. In this video, learn how to draw a volcano erupting. Apply this volcano to a scenic drawing or a fantasy art piece to make something grand!

How To: Write the letter R in calligraphy copperplate

In this video, we learn how to write the letter "r" in calligraphy copperplate. Start out by dipping your calligraphy pen into ink, then creating a curved line with a dot at the end of it. Next, fill in the line so it is smooth and there are not ragged edges. Next, draw a large swirl on the left side next to the curved line, then draw it over to make the initial loop on the "r". After this, create a loop in the middle, then draw it back down to make the end hump of the "r". After this, draw i...

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 an ice skater

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw an ice skater. Draw the outline of the entire body of the skater first. Draw one of her hands high in the air and her legs crossed on the ground. From here, draw in the details of the face and clothing, as well as the legs. Next, color in the skin of the ice skater and shade in the sides of the limbs. Draw in the ice skates on the feet, then color in the dress over her body. Create lines on the clothing to show the folds and make it look more realistic t...

How To: Draw Lifestealer Hero from DOTA 2

Every Dota 2 hero is special as they all have individual details who make them unique. Lifestealer, aka Naix or N'aix, has a huge mouth and small, dark eyes. You need to start by drawing the eyes and the nose, as the rest of the drawing depends on the eyes and nose's position. I used a dark pen to draw the dark parts of Lifestealer's head and a simple, common pencil.

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 severed hand

WayneTully1 teaches you how to draw a severed hand. Use a white piece of A4 paper and a mechanical pencil. Start with the wrist and work your way up to the index finger. Go down and draw the other fingers, paying more attention to the thumb. It needs to be in a right position to look realistic. When you're happy with your sketch you can use the pencil again, applying more pressure this time. Once you're done, you need to add details like curves, hair and fingernails. Also, because this is a s...

How To: Draw letters

Drawing is easy for some, harder for others, but drawing letters is pretty simple for both the pro and novice artist. There's all kind of text styles you could conjure up, and they don't have to be boring fonts. Fire up your imagination to create different styles for drawing numbers and letters of the alphabet, adding individuality and pizzazz to names, messages, greeting cards and decorated items.

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 a cartoon scarecrow

This silent video clip shows step by step how you can easily draw a cartoon scarecrow right rom scratch. First you sketch in the outline. Then you can go over the initial lines with a marker pen or similar. The design even includes some vegetables from the farm! Once you've got the whole thing drawn, you can start coloring in or painting your scarecrow. This design shows him in a checked flannel shirt and blue dungarees, but you can ring the changes if you like. You can add detail - like pock...

How To: Draw a floppy-eared cartoon dog

Dogs are a cartoonist's best friend because it's funny to see them in every day situations. So grab some paper and a pen and get ready to draw your own cartoon dog.You will need a pad of paper, pencil, a marker, colored chalks or colored pencils, and an eraser. Make a shape like a thick boomerang or bent sausage. On the left end, draw a giant oval for a nose, leaving a white space to show shininess. Draw the eyes large and round like 2 ping pong balls, one a little bit behind the other. This ...

How To: Do a line drawing of a cartoon chicken

the video starts out with Joe talking you through the basic steps in how to draw or sketch a chicken. Starting with the eyes, shaped like to ovals, side-by-side, touching. Drawing a curved line all the way across each one to represent the eyelids and two small dots to form the eyes. Next draw a sharp curved line down from the eyes forming the beak, with a c like shape towards the back, connecting back to the eyes completing the formation of the beak. Draw an upside down, narrow heart at the b...

How To: Draw the anime character Kenshin

This is a DrawingNow.com video tutorial of how to draw Kenshin from the "Samurai X" anime series ("Rurouni Kenshin" is the title in Japan). The tutorial begins with a blank page and demonstrates, stroke-by-stroke, how to sketch out the basic structure, and then builds on this to produce the finished article. The drawing has been carried out using the tools available on DrawingNow.com's own drawing applet, but the same steps could be done in any drawing program which supports layers. The tutor...

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