Drawing People in Illustrator

How To : Draw realistic looking people

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

How To : Draw realistic looking people with Michael Weisner

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

How To : Draw and color a beautiful Christmas tree

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

How To : Draw an exaggerated dog

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

How To : Draw people from your mind

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

How To : Draw with the perspective tools in Illustrator CS5

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

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 : DIY your own iPad stylus

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

How To : Draw the human neck

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

How To : Draw snowy pines with colored pencil

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

How To : Draw a caricature of Kanye West

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

How To : Draw a room with stairways using complex levels

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

How To : Draw complex figures using stick figures as a base

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

How To : Begin drawing human poses

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

How To : Create vector light ribs in Illustrator CS4

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

How To : Create an iPod gel process bar in Illustrator CS2

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

How To : Draw anatomically correct people

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!

How To : Draw in Illustrator with the pencil tool

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!

How To : Draw people in a landscape

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 To : Draw people in dramatic poses

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.

How To : Draw Maggie Simpson in Paint or Illustrator

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

How To : Draw graffiti style people

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

How To : Draw people in perspective

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

How To : Draw cartoon people

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

How To : Draw people in motion

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

How To : Draw people using boxes

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

How To : Draw cartoon people

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

How To : Draw people

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

How To : Draw a realistic eye in Illustrator

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

How To : Create a new art brush in Illustrator

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

How To : Draw faces step by step

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

How To : Draw realistic looking clothing

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

How To : Draw cartoon caricatures

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

How To : Draw a realistic female face

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

How To : Draw the female figure

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

News : Creating Content For Videos

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

How To : Draw a large truck under a bridge with shading

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

How To : Draw with chalk pastels

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

How To : Create OSX icons in Adobe Illustrator

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

How To : Draw a human nose

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

How To : Draw bubble letters

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.

How To : Draw Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

How To : Draw Pokémon

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.

How To : Draw Disney's Tinkerbell

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

How To : Draw light-colored hair in cartoon characters

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

How To : Draw Sonic the Hedgehog video game character

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

How To : Draw in the manga or anime style

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

How To : Draw 3-dimensional objects

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

How To : Draw water in black and white

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.

How To : Draw the anime Naruto character Sakura

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!

How To : Draw oak bark for illustration

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

How To : Draw an elf ear

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

How To : Draw realistic hips

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

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