Want to make some extra money? Learn how to draw caricatures with this tutorial and you'll be on the boardwalk sketching for cash in no time.
Draw a scary, detailed great white shark on MS Paint that will have all your admirers conjuring up images of Jaws in their heads. With a little bit of patience and a steady hand, you can draw a shark just like the one in this video. This video will show you how to draw a great ...more
This is a simple video of a person drawing a flower with a mechanical pencil on a piece of plain white paper. If you follow along with the video and copy each shape as the artist makes them you will get a similar result and hopefully a picture of a flower that looks the same a ...more
Drawing with a pencil and paper is fine for most art that you will never show anyone. If you want to become a great artist, learn to draw with pastels. These tools allow for a great amount of flexibility, including smudging, shading, varying lines and lots and lots of color. W ...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
Yay, you can now own the iconic Hermès bag for next to nothing! There's one catch—it's made of paper. Hermès is currently offering several free downloadable templates for the "Kelly Paper Bag" on the company's Facebook page. Not exactly usable in the traditional sense, but it ...more
This video tutorial explains how to use Adobe Illustrator to create a Thanksgiving turkey. The tutorial delves into tools such as shapes, gradients and Bezier Curves inside Illustrator CS4. An extensive walk through on how to draw and great a Thanksgiving turkey. A fun creatio ...more
Celebrate Black History Month with this drawing of one of the civil rights movement's greatest leaders! This video shows you a step by step method to drawing Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. All you need is some clean white paper and a few pencils!
Even people who are new to using Photoshop will be able to understand this simple tutorial. Take a piece of text (a single word, a heading or even a whole line) and then apply a series of effects to the text to give a perspective look. Then apply the drop shadow effect for a l ...more
Remember Michael Jordan? He may not be in the news as much today, but he's still one of the greatest basketball players that ever existed — nobody can doubt that. Professional basketball just isn't the same without MJ, but if you'd like to see him in action again, all you have ...more
Watch this fine art video tutorial to learn how to blend colored pencils with a paintbrush. "Today, I am going to demonstrate a new artistic technique. I am going to merge the best qualities of two artistic mediums; oil painting and color pencil. What you are now watching is ...more
In these great videos you'll learn how to draw each shoe from a 3/4 view. This is a pretty tough style, and Koizu takes his time, showing you the exact steps you need to take to getting the right look, also his voice reminds me of that one "happy clouds" guy. You know the one! ...more
Everybody loves dogs, but not everybody can own one. Although… everyone can own and enjoy a painted dog. And if you want to learn how to paint a puppy dog yourself, this is the video tutorial for you. Make sure to pause the video after each step and look at the screen every fe ...more
New to the sport of archery? Maybe you're trying to hunt that perfect buck? Whatever the case may be, sport or hunting, this eight-part video tutorial series will help improve your beginner skills, to start you on your way to becoming a great archer. Tom Surlak from the long ...more
Love Mickey Mouse? Then show your love for the famous Walt Disney character by drawing him. But don't worry, you need not be an artist to make a great Mickey drawing. It's really just a bunch of circles. Follow along with this video to sketch Mickey out the easiest way possible!
The first Maroon 5 album, Songs About Jane, was an awesomely funky love story, and the songs all sound great on piano and are practically guaranteed to draw potential sexual partners to you. Watch this video to learn how to play the song "Sunday Morning" on piano. It's fairly ...more
Ask any major artist in any time period about the beauty of the female form, and we bet they could go on talking forever. Idealized and revered for as long as time itself (remember the Venus fo Willendorf?), female bodies and their lithe, undulating curves make for great paint ...more
In this video, learn how to draw a beach scene. You will learn, step by step, how to sketch the ocean and sand. This is a great technique for any landscape drawing or background.
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.
Need a little inspiration and lesson when it comes to drawing graffiti and cool lettering? In this great tutorial, learn, step by step, how to sketch goo dripping cool graffiti letters. Good luck!
Should you fold your hand or chase the draw when playing Texas Hold'em after the flop? The first three community cards that are dealt are called the flop. This how to video addresses different situations that can occur after the flop. You will learn what hands you should chase ...more
As artist Matt Busch completes drawing the 30th Anniversary STAR WARS poster, you'll see great tips on how to render color, texture, and details with colored pencils you can't otherwise get with a brush. Learn how to draw Star Wars with this instructional art technique video.
Celebrated and award-winning children's illustrator, Jan Brett, shows how to sketch a horse. Jan teaches how to draw a colt and the Friesian horse breed specifically. Learn how to draw a baby horse by following Jan's simple instructions that go from making easy shapes to the f ...more
Learn basic techniques of creating value steps using graphic pencil. Great for art and design foundation students.
Christmas is just a few days away, which means everyone is out shopping for last minute gifts. But wait— you still need some Christmas cards! The stores are going to be packed and Hallmark's going to have huge lines— so now what? Luckily, WonderHowTo has some great videos to ...more
In this video, we learn how to draw a waterfall landscape by hand. Start out by drawing the outline for the drawing with a light pencil. From here, you will start to fill in the different areas with the shading where you would like it. After this, bring in your browns to the r ...more
When drawing any sort of art, conveying emotion is key to creating a great and significant scene. The twist of an eyebrow, the way the eyes stare at you, it all conveys a different emotion, and with a very small change to one of many different features of the face, you can com ...more
You can't accurately draw a human face - heck, any part of a human body - without knowing about how the underlying bones and muscles contribute to structure. And while disecting is by far the best thing you can do to improve your knowledge in these two fields, we don't all hav ...more
Who says you can't be feminine and powerful at the same time? This female superhero, equipped with a skintight bodysuit that leaves little to the imagination, a cape, and belt, also posses a nice set of...muscles. Not the type of gal you want to mess with, she's uberfeminine y ...more
Just a few years back, spray cans glorified their artists, writing reputations in stone with florid colors and extreme street stylization. These days, though, graffiti artists are increasingly glorifying spray cans, the very tools of their art and, for some, livelihood. Glori ...more
While the iPad can do many things, it is missing the ability to be controlled by anything other than a finger. This can be frustrating if you would like to use your iPad for more intricate activities such as drawing or designing. Fingertip input is great for most touchscreen ...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
This is indeed a great instructional video on how to make a paper wind chime. The products you need to make paper wind chime are mixing grinder, scissors, paper, business card, pencils and a thread .First you draw a circle using the cup on a paper. Cut a few circles out of the ...more
Learn how to draw the best known dolphin: the bottlenose, getting information on the animal at the same time! Jan Brett demonstrates how to draw a dolphin easily by breaking it down and beginning with simple familiar shapes. On the educational side, she tells you a ton of info ...more
In this challenge, you need to grab the dollar bill without making the top beer bottle fall down. By just grabbing and yanking on the banknote, the bottle will fall. You need to grab the top beer bottle and slapping the bill away. Another way is to use pure speed. Try this "fa ...more
Artist Merrill Kazanjian breaks down the process of drawing from a photograph and simplifies it in to three steps. A time lapse demonstration is done at the end. It is a great video to see if you want to impove your portrait drawing skills. This video covers, contour drawing, ...more
This instructional video shows how to print your own t-shirt. The guys at Makezine.com & Etsy.com show you how to screen print on a t shirt. This is also called silk screening. This is another great weekend project by Make Magazine. Use any drawing you like, and make as many c ...more
With FarmVille being one of the hottest Facebook games on the market, it's no wonder it's the primary target for scams and virus downloads. Anyone playing FarmVille is at risk, but the primary targets are those looking to improve their gameplay and build their farms and neighb ...more
If you're a fan of the Oklahoma City Thunder, then you must be a fan of Kevin Durant (previously of the Seattle SuperSonics). And since you're a fan of Kevin Durant, you should try putting your art skills to test and attempt to draw a nice portrait of this great basketball pla ...more
Taking great photos doesn’t mean you have to invest in an expensive camera. By learning a little bit about photography and the camera you have, you can use a simple point-and-shoot to capture amazing pictures. Try out these tips to begin! 1. Take the time to learn your camera ...more
Want to celebrate New Year's Eve, but haven't a clue how to do so? Maybe some of these New Year's Eve pa rty ideas will help you bring in 2011. These New Year's Eve ideas include things like cheap DIY decorations, cool 2011 party glasses, exotic jellyfish shooters, and even k ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to create a realistic looking cut using cinema makeup. This is a great look for a new year or holiday look that you want to make yourself look more unique and stand out! First, take a brow pencil and redefine your brows so they are darker and mor ...more
This step-by-step video will show the proper technique of phlebotomy, which means drawing a sample of venous blood. Everyday, nurses take blood cultures from hospitalized patients, so standard tests can be run for diagnosing conditions and diseases. Venipuncture is necessary f ...more
In this video we learn how to make a mummy cake. We will need candy melts, eyeball mold, edible markers, a cake that has a crown on it, buttercream frosting, white fondant, sugar veil frosting, brown petal dust, a decorator brush, a cake round covered in foil, spatulas and kni ...more
In this how-to video, you will learn how to work on your draw. There are two methods. The first is the hands by your side and the other is called surrender. For the hands by your side technique, make sure your gun grip is touching your forehand. You should be able to put your ...more
Men's Health is the perfect place to get workout advice for toning your abs. The "medicine ball chop" exercise will work all of your muscles as you rotate and move through the full range of movement, giving a great abs workout. Stand holding a medicine ball with your arms str ...more
Watch this tutorial to learn how to draw any cartoon character: line drawing. Make sure to pause the video after each step and look at the screen every few seconds while you are drawing. "In this video I am going to share a very effective training technique that I use in my c ...more
Watch this fine art video tutorial to learn how to Draw a glass of water with illustration markers, colored pencils & oil paint. "I am going to be using illustration markers, color pencils and oil paint. In step 1, I scanned and reprinted my original drawing- I do this for 2 ...more
Hey, want to make an animated movie, but you don't know how to start? First of all, you need a good idea. Good ideas are hard to find, but you could always steal one from someone more talented than you. Found a good idea? Very good. Now take good care of it, over time that ide ...more
Drawing Roses that look great isn't difficult, but it will take a little attention to detail. Apart from that it's as simple as putting your pencil to the page. Step 1: If you draw from life, or draw from a photo, I suggest starting the same way - outline the major shapes of ...more
Cloud drawing is a snap, and it's a great place to learn how to smudge your pencil lead when you are drawing. Step 1 - The cloud shape Create your shape using circular motions to define the outline. If you're having problems getting nice circles, go get a compass and use that ...more
The Newport Harbor Lawn Bowling Club would like to help you learn how to lawn bowl. Just watch this great video introduction to the much under-appreciated game of lawn bowling. In the United States, lawn bowling is considered a retirement sport, however, worldwide most of the ...more
Gathering the materials is probably the most challenging part of the project, though it's great fun. 1. Start by lightly sanding the board to create a smooth working surface. Then arrange the doorknobs across the board’s face to see how they’ll look after they’re attached. On ...more
How do you make a plastic bottle sit on top of a Rubik's Cube without a Rubik's Cube? It may seem like a brain teaser, but it's more like something you would see in an Escher drawing. An optical illusion. A three-dimensional world trapped in a two-dimensional image, which is ...more
Recently, buyout talks between Google and Groupon ended with Groupon turning down Google's $6 million offer. But with Amazon backing LivingSocial, should they have? Your guess is as good as mine, but one thing's for sure— Groupon has a great voice, and they're sharing it with ...more
Do you wanna be that person who stands out in a crowd? Our society dictates our fashion sense. We believe we all must look like who ever is the "most popular" in the media (TV, film, magazines etc.). Our choice to express our self is very limited because of the stigma of what ...more
The new Pyro FX in Houdini 10 are very impressive with improved workflow. The Pyro FX are great for creating 3D fire and smoke effects. And in this video tutorial series, you will learn the Pyro FX workflow in-depth and the parameters used to create fire and smoke effects. You ...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!
Even the greatest comic artist of the last two decades, Bill Watterson, had considerable trouble drawing shoes. Calvin's feet always looked like dinner rolls. Here, you will learn how to sketch some realistic shoes in pencil. Practice this, and you will be well on your way to ...more
Dead lifts have a great corrective capacity when done properly.The dead lifts can be done just by picking weights off the floor or in a smart and meticulous way.When doing dead lifts there is a lot of rotation in the upper arm,and many people or athletes are not doing the dead ...more