To draw people, proportion is important to maintain a realistic appearance, as well as anatomical details. Draw the basic human form with tips from a professional illustrator in this free instructional video on drawing. Figure or anatomy drawing is an important first step in b ...more
Drawing People in Illustrator
Illustrator Michael Weisner takes us through the steps on how to draw realistic people. Needed:PaperDrawing Utensils 1. Draw the Head using sharp lines, in a vaguely oval shape 2. Fill out the neck and torso and shade using overlapping lines to create the illusion of 3 dimensi ...more
This video shows you how to convert a hand-drawn sketch to a vector drawing using the Live Trace Tool in Illustrator CS3. You learn how to manage tracing options, fill in gaps, and convert a Live Trace object to traditional Illustrator shapes or a Live Paint group. Check out t ...more
This tutorial shows you how to take a regular drawing or sketch and turn it into a piece of graffiti art using Illustrator. You will need to have a good understanding of Illustrator to follow this.
Here's a neat little demonstration video on how to draw a Christmas tree using a pencil, an eraser and pen. This tree will be drawn with a more realistic looking drawing style, compared to the simplified abstract stack of triangles that people normally draw Christmas trees wit ...more
Illustrator and Character designer Joe Bluhm goes over his thoughts and process while digitally painting an exaggerated animal sketch in Illustrator. You can apply these principles to any digital or traditional drawing mediums. Good video for people who learn visually with lit ...more
The foundation of most fine arts educations begins with the drawing of the human figure. These human figure drawing tutorials are brought to you by Cy Porter of solomation.com. Search WonderHowTo for more figure drawing tutorials by Cy. This tutorial introduces some basics to ...more
Whether you're new to Adobe Photoshop or a seasoned graphic arts professional after a general overview of CS5's most vital new features, you're sure to be well served by this official video tutorial from the folks at Adobe TV. In it, you'll learn how to draw shapes and scenes ...more
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.
The foundation of most fine arts educations begins with the drawing of the human figure. These human figure drawing tutorials are brought to you by Cy Porter of solomation.com. Search WonderHowTo for more figure drawing tutorials by Cy. In this figure drawing tutorial, Cy dis ...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
Figure drawing is the basis of fine arts education, so watch this how to video on drawing the human neck. To draw the human neck, pay attention to the muscles and bones that represent its shape. Draw an anatomical human neck with tips from a professional illustrator in this fr ...more
To draw snowy pines in colored pencil, depict the tree with snow weighing down the branches and with snow dunes in the background. Learn to depict snow on trees with tips from a professional illustrator in this free instructional video on drawing. All you need are a few tips a ...more
Joe Bluhm shows you how to draw a caricatures of Kanye West in Illustrator. The principles he covers are not related to illustrator but can be applied to other drawing softwares or traditional drawing and painting methods. Part 1 of 6 - How to Draw a caricature of Kanye West. ...more
Have you ever secretly pined away for a career in interior design, even though you're currently stuck in law school because, well, your parents forced you and gave you no other option? Because law school can be a bit rigid in terms of what you learn (pretty much it's just fact ...more
You know how people who proclaim they can't draw always muddle through drawing assignments by piecing together a couple of stick figures? Well, that's because stick figures are the absolute easiest figures to draw. And stick figures (and circles) are you need to know how to d ...more
Watch this instructional video to begin drawing figures in realistic poses. Ask yourself, what are these people doing? Human figures are constantly shifting balance. For instance, an elbow should relate to a knee. The human expressions do not have to be anatomically perfect as ...more
There are a lot of things out there in the design world that people have seen and liked, but didn't know how to make. LIke vector lights. Watch this Illustrator video tutorial to take a look at those cool glowing, color changing, fading, bright, neon-like, fanning spread of gl ...more
The Apple iPod and iPhone are the hottest electronics on the market, so keeping up with the times means keeping up with designs people like. Apple incorporates all kinds of cool images and icons into their products, so learn how to re-create them so you can modify them or get ...more
Drawing an anatomically correct human figure isn't difficult when broken down step by step. Learn how to slow sketch people by building the frame from simple boxes to a refined and finished human body. Follow along with this video tutorial and start drawing people in no time!
Bert invites Morty Golding to offer a tutorial on drawing within Adobe Illustrator utilizing the pencil tool. Follow along and start using some of Illustrator's advanced features and draw in Illustrator!
Watch this instructional drawing video to draw people within a landscape. Remember, objects that are up close appear larger and more defined than they do from a distance. When you draw people in a landscape, you should treat them the same as any other form in the landscape. Im ...more
How do you draw people doing the things you want them to do? Watch this instructional drawing video to draw people in dramatic poses. First, become clear on your intent. Draw a person in perspective by giving them a set action within a set space.
This video teaches you how to draw Maggie from the Simpsons using any computer drawing program such as Illustrator or Paint. If you do not have any software, try following the tutorial with a pencil. Draw Maggie Simpson in Paint or Illustrator. Click through to watch this vide ...more
This video drawing tutorial shows a technique for sketching out people in a style reminiscent of graffiti. This video lesson will provide inspiration from street art into your own artwork. Follow along with the demonstrator, experiment with the new ideas, and learn how to draw ...more
By following along with these tutorials, you can learn not only how to draw the popular Nintendo character Sonic the Hedgehog, you will also be able to master many of the basic and intermediate drawing tools available in Adobe Illustrator 5. Part 1 of 2 - How to Draw Sonic the ...more
Perspective drawing takes skill and practice. Get expert advice on how to draw people in perspective in this free art lesson video series on figure drawing for experienced and novice artists. Part 1 of 15 - How to Draw people in perspective. Draw people in perspective - Part 2 ...more
Drawing cartoons isn't as hard as it might seem! In this free series of online art videos about cartoons, learn to draw cartoons in a few easy steps and create fun and expressive characters! Part 1 of 15 - How to Draw cartoon people. Draw cartoon people - Part 2 of 15. Click t ...more
In this video, we learn how to draw people in motion. Start off by drawing a shoulder and an arm. After this, draw the body, then continue down to draw the legs. Next, draw the head on the body and draw the second body dancing with the first one. Draw the clothes on then add d ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to draw people using boxes. Start off by drawing a box for the head, then a box for the body that is bigger then the top box. Keep drawing boxes and rectangles to make the entire body, tracing over it with lines, then filling the body in with mus ...more
Whether you sketch or doodle, cartoon with us! Learn how to draw cartoon girls, including hair, lips, eyes, hips and legs, eyelashes, and more in this free video art lesson on cartooning and drawing females. Part 1 of 15 - How to Draw cartoon people. Draw cartoon people - Part ...more
Learning how to draw people is one of the most difficult projects an artist can take on, but with the help of our expert, you will be able to draw the human body to scale with ease and skill. Get these figure drawing art lessons for free in this series of videos. Part 1 of 12 ...more
This two-part video tutorial shows you how to draw an eye that's realistic, using the software program Adobe Illustrator. If you've ever been confused by Illustrator, this video will clear things up for you. The first part of the tutorial shows you the ultra-fast version, and ...more
Let's get creative! In this video learn how to transform that boring old paintbrush in Illustrator into a totally new shape and size. You can turn your art brush into an arrow to a paint stroke to charcoal or even a fire truck or another fun shape! This tutorial will show you ...more
Learning how to draw faces can be difficult but rewarding for any artist interested in drawing people. Get expert art and drawing tips in this free video art lesson on how to draw faces. Part 1 of 15 - How to Draw faces step by step. Draw faces step by step - Part 2 of 15. Cli ...more
After you start drawing people, you will undoubtedly want to dress them. Drawing clothing is all about knowing how clothes fall, fold and wrinkle. Check out this tutorial, and you will be drawing realistic folks in no time. You Will Need * A person wearing a T-shirt * A graphi ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to draw cartoon caricatures. Start off by drawing the eyes and the eyebrows. Next, draw in the hair on the forehead and then start to make the face surrounding the hair. After this, you will need to draw in the ears and make a note to draw in any ...more
Women have beautiful faces, don't they? They are so much more delicate and intriguing than a man's face. In this tutorial, learn how to do those pretty mugs justice with tips from Isaiah. You will learn the basics of drawing female faces and understand how they differ from tha ...more
Human beings are one of the hardest things to draw. If you are having trouble drawing the female figure, have a look at this tutorial. This tutorial will show you how to split the human body up into 8 different parts, making it easier to focus on a specific area and draw it. T ...more
If you've ever been to an amusement park or carnival, or even just been on a stroll down the boardwalk or promenade, then you probably know exactly what a caricature drawing is—those cartoony depictions of people or things with extremely exaggerated or oversimplified features ...more
Okay, so what are we going to make our videos about? I’ve written before about creating articles, and what kind of content we are going to put in our articles. So what are we going to put into our videos? Let me give you a few ideas that I have. These are some things that I wo ...more
Sometimes the most common, everyday subjects are also the best for practicing basic drawing methods like drafting and shading and contouring. Just take the truck, people, bridge, and garden in this drawing tutorial, for instance. You'll learn to use your extensive existing kn ...more
Professional illustrator Stik walks through some drawing techniques using chalk pastels. Chalk pastels are familiar from Degas sketches, and create a soft finish. They can be used to shade and the hard edge can function as a pencil. Learn some techniques of rendering pictures ...more
With the introduction of programs like Photoshop and Illustrator, now more than ever, people have the ability to be as creative as they want when it comes to almost anything. From manipulating pictures to creating professional looking images from scratch, these programs can be ...more
Along with hands and feet, many people have the opinion that drawing the parts of the human face can be difficult. In this video, learn how fantasy artist Wayne Tully draws a human nose... Plus, get tips on how to make your own drawing of a human nose look more realistic on pa ...more
To draw bubble letters, draw elliptical shapes in place of straight lines in pencil, trace the outline in marker and erase erroneous pencil marks. Sketch out rounded and bubbly letters with creative tips from a professional illustrator in this free video on drawing.
Drawing Martin Luther King, Jr., with an open mouth represents his career as a speaker, and drawing his distinguished brow line makes him recognizable. Draw Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with tips from a professional illustrator in this free instructional video on drawing. Now ...more
Drawing Pokemon requires sharp corners, exaggerated features and simplified shapes. Draw Pokemon with tips from a professional illustrator in this free instructional video on drawing. Drawing Pokemon will never be easier.
Drawing medieval things includes things such as treasure chests, a Fleur de Lis and a sword. Draw medieval things with tips from a professional illustrator in this free instructional video on drawing. Medieval drawing tips are helpful for fantasy artists.
Drawing Tinker Bell requires paying attention to subtleties like the round cheeks, slanted eyes and wide hips. Draw the Disney character Tinkerbell with tips from a professional illustrator in this free instructional video on drawing. Learn how to make a really cute Tinkerbell ...more
Drawing light-colored hair requires accenting the highlights with darker shadowed areas along the root line. Render light-colored hair in graphite with tips from a professional illustrator in this free instructional video on drawing. If your favorite cartoon character has ligh ...more
Drawing Sonic the Hedgehog, a video game character, includes his spiky hair, large furrowed brow and crooked smile. Learn to draw Sonic with tips from a professional illustrator in this free instructional video on drawing. With a little practice, you will be able to draw an aw ...more
Drawing manga allows much more detail than anime, especially in the areas of the eyes, flesh tones and hair. Learn to draw manga with more detail than anime with tips from a professional illustrator in this free instructional video on drawing. Manga drawing is fun, so get star ...more
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 neve ...more
To draw water in black and white, accent the shadows and reflections to make it appear wet. Depict water in black and white with tips from a professional illustrator in this free instructional video on drawing. Enhance your landscapes with you new water drawing skills.
Naruto characters are drawn with an anime-like stylized approach. Draw the Naruto character Sakura with tips from a professional illustrator in this free instructional video on drawing. Enjoy these anime drawing tips!
To draw oak bark, first understand the way the bark grows, and use natural, uneven lines to indicate each piece of bark. Render oak bark in a natural way with tips from a professional illustrator in this free instructional video on drawing. If you learn how to draw oak bark, y ...more
Michael Weiner (2D Illustrator) explains that before drawing an elf ear, one should have a clean white sheet and a drawing utensil (HB Pencil). Especially a light graded pencil helps to save time. While drawing an elf ear one needs to draw the outer line of the ear i.e. to dra ...more
This video, which gives tips on drawing realistic hips, is helpful to people learning to draw the human form. The video starts by showing examples of bad drawings of hips and explains that these are how you should not be drawing them. It then shows a realistic black line pictu ...more
If you are struggling with the paths tool and drawing vector art in GIMP, you can import other people's paths and manipulate them for your purposes! This tutorial will show you how to find sources at DeviantART.com and start using those in GIMP.