The nose is a focal point of someone's face. In this tutorial, learn how to master the art of the "comic book nose" so that your characters really come alive. This tutorial will show you, step by step, how to draw a comic face on the computer and shape the nose just right. Do ...more
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Mark Crilley, creator of the manga anime series "Miki Falls," shows how to sketch hands for characters. Hands can be complicated to sketch, but follow along with this cartoon and comic drawing tutorial and learn how to render hands in no time!
Marvel Comics' Veno character is vastly popular. If you're one of Venom's many fans, chances are you've thought about sketching him onto your school notebook. In this video, learn how to draw the comic book character, Venom with help from fantasy artist, Wayne Tully.
Check out this video to see how to draw and sketch Iron Man, the movie character for manga, cartoon and comics.
As with most female comic book heroines, Ms. Marvel, created by artist Gene Colan in the 1960s, is a bodacious babe with killer curves and an even more killer abilities of superhuman strength, stamina, flight, and precognition. Get your fill of this beautiful evil doer-smitin ...more
This video, assembled for a school project by some art school students, teaches you how to draw comic book superheroes in two parts. They begin by going over the material that you will need, then the basic shapes that make up the majority of comic character's bodies, then goes ...more
Fancy comic books, but don't have the skills to make them yourself? Comic book artists do nothing but draw all day, so it's no wonder they're good at it. But you may need a little more help, and this five-part series will help you along your journey into developing comic chara ...more
"Miki Falls" manga creator Mark Crilley presents a tutorial on drawing clothes, with special emphasis on wrinkles. Learning how to draw clothes for manga characters is an important detail that should not be overlooked. Watch this video to learn how to draw anime and manga clot ...more
With the "Thor" movie coming out in 2011 and the actors recently debuting a five-minute trailer at Comic-Con, fanboy buzz about this Norse comic book hero has officially reached fever pitch. Guys like the story - the son of a king cast down to earth as punishment, who seeks to ...more
Ever daydream about making your own comic strip? Well, what's stopping you? With this lesson from television cartoonist Bruce Blitz, you'll learn everything you need to know to produce your very own comic strip suitable for publication in a newspaper or on the web. For more in ...more
When shooting a movie, a director creates a storyboard. A comic book artist must do the same thing for drawing a comic book. Thumbnails are small blocks that represent the pages in a comic book. There is no finished work, but sketches. When following the script, the artist nee ...more
Eyes should not take very long to draw. Here is how to draw a decent looking eye in less then five minutes. These detailed instructions are helpful for drawing animations so you can draw comic book characters quickly.
Now that the "Avengers" movie and the "Captain America" movie starring Chris Evans have been confirmed, fanboy hype about Marvel heroes has officially reached fever pitch. Though shooting for "Captain America" has just begun, pictures of Evans wearing his Captain American cost ...more
This instructional drawing video demonstrates how to draw hair on comic book characters. This is helpful for comic book artists and animators who need to draw different types of hair quickly.
Want to draw your favorite comic book characters? This tutorial shows you how you can use Photoshop to draw a sketch of Spider Woman. Starting with some basic shapes, here's how you can make a realistic and detailed drawing of Spider-Woman.
Take a moment to try to draw a basic face. This is a helpful drawing tutorial for those who have never tried to draw before. Learn how to map out the proportions of the human face. This type of drawing is also helpful for comic book artists and animators who need to draw diffe ...more
This instructional drawing video allows ample time to draw the structure of a human body or comic book character. This method of drawing bodies is about basic position and movement. So, draw these shapes lightly, to place your character in a believable position before you add ...more
Drawing eyes is often the most difficult part of nailing down a comic book or manga character, but also the most vital part. Eyes really animate a face, so it's important to master all types of eyes if you wish to become a good artist. This tutorial will teach you how you can ...more
Ever since Supergirl was introduced in the DC world of comics she has always been the youthful, ambitious protagonist that everyone knew to respect. Her strength and value made her entrance on the scene a remarkable one, even though she never got too much limelight. This video ...more
This tutorial uses Photoshop, but any software program that lets you draw will be able to replicate this tutorial. Without using a model, here's how you can draw the comic book character Wolverine from X-Men in a variety of dynamic and powerful poses. Part 1 of 2 - How to Use ...more
X-Men is one of the oldest and still coolest comics from the Marvel universe. So many likable characters and story lines that it's a blast to read. Many fans of the comic book have their favorite characters, but one of the most popular is that of Jean Grey or Phoenix. She has ...more
He may not be Mickey, but he is just as darn cute. If you are looking to learn how to cartoon, and wish to create a cute little mouse character, check out this video. In this tutorial you will learn to draw like a cartoonist, at an intermediate level, using basic shapes to cre ...more
Creativity is one of our most unique features. We can dream up gods and demons and give them form through drawing. We can even take a two-dimensional surface and bring our ideas to life in three dimensions. It only takes a little training for our giant imaginations to blossom ...more
I was big into comic books when I was younger. I'd even create my own, though my drawing skills were not as good as the greats, such as Kirby or McFarlane. Hell, I still even have a couple DC and Marvel comics laying around somewhere, though I'm more likely to go watch a comic ...more
This instructional video teaches how to draw a variety of basic cartoon faces. Learn how to make simple changes to sketch different comic characters. Part 1 of 3 - How to Draw a basic cartoon face step by step. Part 2 of 3 - How to Draw a basic cartoon face step by step. Par ...more
Iron Man, and to a lesser extent it's sequel, represent the best of the new comic-book-movie boom and have rejuvenated the popularity of one of Marvel's most interesting characters. Do you want to make a Tony Stark costume, or dress someone you know in one for a film or party? ...more
Learn how to draw cartoons faces and expressions with a few simple lines. A professional comic strip in a book or a newspaper carries an idea across using a minimal amount of lines. Use a calligraphy pen to draw thin lines and thick lines with a single pen. This allows you to ...more
In this in depth, four part series learn how to draw a cartoon dog. The adorable puppy you will be learning to draw is top notch and would fit in nicely in any children's book or comic strip. Cartoon dog drawing is really easy, and this tutorial will show you just how to do it ...more
Fun tutorial on japanese anime drawing. "Chibi" is a Japanese term for "short person" or "child". All the chibis in this video are based on characters from Miki Falls, a book by Mark Crilley, the creator of this video. The music was created in Garageband 2.0.2. Learn how to dr ...more
"Miki Falls" manga creator Mark Crilley presents a real time tutorial showing how to draw a seated girl, taking his drawing from the rough sketch stage to finished inking. [correction: The Micron Pigma pen is mistakenly said to be available in comic book stores; it is in fact ...more
Comic book art is not only awesome, but it takes a really keen eye, and talent, to draw great comic book art. Steven Sanchez has a unique style and tone to his artwork, and in this great two-part video, you will learn how to draw the faces and heads that make Steven stand out ...more
This Adobe Photoshop tutorial shows you ho to give an image a comic book look. Sure, most people draw comic books from scratch, but you don't have to when you have this tutorial to show you how to create a 'comic book' effect in Photoshop.
Big fan of the four panel manga comic strip, Lucky Star? Learn how to draw characters 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!
Bring your favorite DC comic characters to life with help from this tutorial! Learn how to draw the evil villain Joker from the Batman series with help from Drawing Now. Search WonderHowTo for more videos rom Drawing Now to learn how to draw a variety of characters and cartoons!
This two part tutorial is all feet, all the time. Done in the comic book style, this tutorial shows you how to expand on the basic triangle to draw realistic and proportionate feet, as well as avoid some of the pitfalls new artists encounter when trying to master feet for them ...more
If you've run out of time for all of our more time-consuming Halloween costume ideas, here are some places on the web for free, downloadable paper masks. There must be at least 100 options among these links to satisfy your last-minute costume needs! Just download, print, and c ...more
Idrawgirls has another great tutorial for you. Everyone remembers Jean Grey from X-Men, one of the most powerful superheroes in the comic book. Watch this tutorial to learn how to draw her the right way. Follow line by line as idrawgirls shows you how to sketch Jean Grey in a ...more
Learn how to sketch and color a comic book-style dragon slayer girl. This drawing tutorial is done in Photoshop.
There's a time in everyone's life when they need to become immortalized and reprographed in a full-blown comic spread, complete with halftone dots and speech bubbles—or squares, if you're a square. With our favorite program Photoshop, you can quickly turn any hyperbolic celebr ...more
Animals and insects make great cartoon characters. So get ready to learn how to draw a worm that turns into a bookworm. All you need is paper, pencil, marker, colored chalks or colored pencils, and an eraser. Start by drawing a squiggly line. Come around and double the line, k ...more
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 f ...more
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 m ...more
If you are looking to expand your inventory of cartoon characters, this video will show you how to draw everyone's favorite great ape, the gorilla. Gorillas make a great addition to any scene in a comic strip or single panel cartoon. Happy drawing!
Are you fan of DC comic, Superman? Learn how to draw the man of steel flying through the air with help from Drawing Now. Search WonderHowTo for more videos from Drawing Now to learn how to draw a variety of characters and cartoons!
Using this tutorial, you will learn how to make a comic book style cloud in Adobe Illustrator. 1. First, select the ellipsis tool and draw a few shapes. 2. After drawing some shapes, select them and go to window and choose pathfinder. 3. Click to merge the shapes together. 4. ...more
This instructional drawing video demonstrates how to draw comic book faces at an angle. This type drawing is helpful for comic book artists and animators who need to draw different types of faces quickly.
News : Snapchat & Facebook AR Experiences Let You Unleash Your Inner Anti-Hero & Become Marvel's Venom
Venom, the latest in a long list of comic book characters to headline its own movie, is known by comic book fans by his catchphrase, "We are Venom." Now, via augmented reality, we, too, can be Venom. Sony Pictures, in conjunction with the release of the film Venom, has publi ...more
How To : 12 More Ridiculously Legit Emblem Designs for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 (And How to Make Them)
I seriously cannot get enough of these sweet ass emblems for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. Thanks to the new emblem editor, there's just so many possible designs to be made. I've already shown you 12 kickass emblem designs, 12 more kickass designs, comic book characters, and eve ...more
'Tis the season to be jolly, and what's more jolly then unleashing a torrent of bullet fire on the opposing team using a LMG emblazoned with a Santa Claus emblem? I recently did an emblem roundup of superhero and villains for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, but now it's time to us ...more
Does executing a perfectly timed, no-scoped headshot, followed by a well-choreographed teabagging ever get old? No, no it doesn't, and neither do custom emblems for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. How else are we going to kill time until Black Ops 3 arrives? I've already covered m ...more
Phone specs get better and better each year, and multiplayer mobile games are right there with them. Instead of playing solo, jump into some real-time gameplay with co-op and player vs. player modes, and battle friends, family, and strangers from around the world. But which mu ...more
Having a hard time finding the type of eye you want for your Characters? here's one to give you more option. ~Enjoy The Steps : Watch the Video Time! So sorry for the bad quality, recording this using my iPhone while im at the office, hehe.. ill try to record better videos ...more
Guardians of the Galaxy wowed moviegoers this summer with its sassy, strong team of intergalactic superheroes. From Groot, the ever-growing tree, to Rocket, the rough-around-the-edges raccoon, the film had an unending supply of unique characters—but no one stood out as much as ...more
Considered a huge gamble on the part of Marvel and Disney due to its seemingly small fan base, Guardians of the Galaxy turned out to be well worth the risk, nearing $800 million in world-wide box office numbers. Many may not have known about the comic book prior to the movie, ...more
One of Apple's key features for iOS was always its "what you see is what you get" philosophy. Sure, there were small tweaks and complicated workarounds to customize an iPhone, but, for the most part, all iPhones felt similar. These days, however, changing up your iPhone's look ...more
Comic books are a great way to express yourself and you no longer need a pencil and paper to draw these books. In this three episode tutorial, learn how to use computer programs to draw professional style comics and share them online. This method of comic drawing is the new in ...more
Star Wars artist Matt Busch returns- this time giving tips on taking drawing skills to the next level: comic books! This episode focuses on how to illustrate through visual storytelling in panels through shots and angles. Learn how to draw Star Wars by watching this video art ...more
Storm is a popular superhero in the X-men comic books who has control over the wind and weather, and this tutorial shows you how to draw a pencil sketch of her. You'll become an artist like Stan Lee in no time!
In this video, learn how to draw Captain America. This tutorial will take you step by step through the process of drawing a realistic looking superhero. Gain knowledge of anatomy and dynamics in the positioning of a realistic figure. In a few simple steps you will be on your w ...more
This speed-drawing tutorial demonstrates how to draw a futuristic soldier character with a flamethrower and a gas mask on your computer. It moves very quickly, but if you can't keep up you can reference the artist's step-by-step sketches where he breaks down the steps he takes ...more