Drawing People in Illustrator

How To : Create arrows & reshape objects in Illustrator

With any drawing tool you would expect to be able to create lines with arrowheads. In this tutorial Terry White will not only show you how to do it in Illustrator, but he will also show you how to give your arrows a little flare by reshaping them with the Pencil Tool. That's r ...more

How To : Draw hair

Once you master drawing bodies and faces, you will need to start accessorizing your people. One of the most important parts of a person's face is their hair. Hair can tell you a lot about someone's personality and define their face. This video tutorial will take you through th ...more

How To : Draw Captain America

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

How To : Draw a basketball shoe

Michael Weisner, 2D illustrator and animator will take you through the easy process of drawing a basketball shoe. All you will need is some paper, a pencil, and a marker. Follow along with Michael in this easy to make drawing that will increase your artistic abilities. In a ma ...more

How To : Draw perspective and depth

Learning how to draw is a very much about learning how to see. Watch this instructional drawing video to begin to draw the illusion of depth on a flat surface. Most people can see perfectly fine and understand the concept of depth in space. However, drawing becomes tricky when ...more

How To : Create glow swirls using Illustrator & Photoshop

This "glow swirl" effect is doable via drawing a flashlight really fast at night and then taking snapshots of its path (we used to draw fun doodles and write our names in "glow" lighting with our roommates in college). However, since such night snapshots are hard to capture on ...more

How To : Draw a camel face

Michael Weisner(2D Illustrator) explains that, to draw a camel face one should have clean White sheet and a Drawing Utensil (HB Pencil), especially the light graded pencil helps to save time. In the step one, draw both the eyes first which should be equal on both sides. In the ...more

How To : Create curves with pen tool in Illustrator

Creating curves with the pen tool in Adobe Illustrator is a good challenge. Check out this video on both drawing and editing with the pen tool. Click once in a place and then drag. This pulls out the direction handles. Check out this tutorial video from Sessions Online School ...more

How To : Draw a female anime face in profile

In this how to draw video the artist shows us how to draw an anime face in profile. The artist explains to she doesn't use guidelines to draw the profile, though some people do. She tells us that she used to have a very hard time drawing profiles at first, but practiced a lot ...more

How To : Organize an office lottery pool

Tired of always playing and never winning the lottery? Increase your chance of success by joining an office lottery pool. You Will Need * Organizational skills * A computer with spreadsheet software * Co-workers * A copy machine Step 1: Get organized Organize a spreadsheet wi ...more

How To : Draw someone with muscular arms from the side view

If you're drawing someone in profile, and they have strong, muscular arms, you'll need this tutorial. It demonstrates how you can draw people from the side and, using perspective and a strong working knowledge of the human body, draw realistic arm muscles.

How To : Get the 'No Photos' Trophy in Payday: The Heist

Here's a trophy guide for Payday: The Heist that requires excellent teamwork. To get the 'No Photos' trophy, you'll need to take out all of the security cameras in the level First World Bank within ten seconds of drawing your weapon. This one took several tries for me, mainly ...more

How To : Draw the human body

Learning how to draw people? Get some expert tips and advice from an artist on figure drawing, including tips for drawing the mouth, eyes, hands, hair and backgrounds, in this free video art lesson. Part 1 of 15 - How to Draw the human body. Draw the human body - Part 2 of 15. ...more

How To : Play "pictionary" at a kid's party

Hello, my name is Nicole Valentine and on behalf of Expert Village, I'm here to talk to you about how to coordinate birthday games for a birthday party. Now let's talk about another group activity game. Competition game that is. If you have let's say maybe 20 people in your gu ...more

Night People : A Bad Vibes Label Profile

Night People: A Bad Vibes Label Profile Shawn Reed is one of our favorite people, not content with making music with Wet Hair, he also runs 'Night People' - an almost complete DIY record and tape label operation in Iowa - a label which has consistently put out and introduced ...more

How To : Draw basic desert animals

In under five minutes, illustrator Michael Weisner demonstrates how to draw a trio of cartoon desert animals and it's easy to see how you can take the methods he shows you and apply it to drawing all kinds of creatures. With a few well-chosen strokes of a black felt pen, you c ...more

How To : Sketch a street drawing

Miandza teaches us how to sketch a street. You start with a horizontal line and two diagonal lines, all intersecting in the middle. You then start to add parts of buildings, in perspective. You continue to use the lines as reference and add more buildings. Then start doing tre ...more

How To : Draw a car in Windows MS Paint

Ever wonder why Windows comes with MS Paint? Well, from this video v=ElrldD02if0], it's amazing how that tiny, little program so often overlooked by most people can, in the right hands, be used to create stunning computed generated drawings. In this video, the author records h ...more

How To : Create a comic book style cloud in Illustrator

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

News : Travel Writing Websites

A prolific travel writer can always consider starting his own travel site. If you know a country or a city inside out then you really can start your own site, work on drawing traffic and make money from ads. Not much money, maybe but something. And you get read. Right now not ...more

How To : Ink a comic book page with gel pen and sharpie

This four-part video series demonstrates how to ink a comic book. Inking is often thought of as a lesser comic art than drawing or writing, but proper inking is essential to creating a really beautiful final product. In the end, it is what the reader sees, not the pencil work ...more

How To : Use the present tense of -AR verbs in Spanish

In this video, we learn how to speak Spanish: Present tense of -AR verbs (tu form). When you are speaking with "ar" verbs, you will have to change them depending on who you are talking about. You will also have to change if you are talking about yourself and depending on what ...more

News : Mind the Epic Gap!

"Mind Your Step" is a gargantuan street illusion staged in Stockholm's most public square, Sergels torg. Created by artist Erik Johansson, the illusion will be up until June 12th, so swing by if you happen to be in Sweden. Erik has documented his entire creative process here, ...more

News : CAN WE HAVE MOVIE POSTERS LIKE THIS AGAIN PLEASE?

Film posters are rubbish. That wasn’t always the case, but somewhere along the way the wrong people took over and film posters went from something you’d want in a frame on your wall to something that isn’t even palatable outside a cinema. Tyler Stout, an illustrator from Washi ...more

How To : Draw "Spike" the bulldog and "Mike" the bully

Grab a pen and some paper and get ready to draw a fun animal toon! Join Bruce Blitz as he shows you how people can look like their pets and vice versa. You will need paper, pencil, markers, colored chalks or colored pencils and an eraser. Using your pencil, start by drawing 2 ...more

How To : Draw by the numbers in Illustrator CS2

When someone says, "draw a box in Illustrator" you instinctively reach for the box tool and drag out a box on the page. However, if you need to create the box with a specific size then you need to know how to draw by the numbers. Use the drawing tools in Illustrator CS2 to dra ...more

How To : Draw realistic looking people from stick figures

You see people every day, but for some reason drawing them is always so difficult. Have a look at this tutorial for tips on how to draw very easy people. This video is meant for beginners and will show you how to turn a simple stick figure into a lifelike drawing of a person. ...more

How To : Draw Chinese dragon tattoos

Drawing a Chinese dragon tattoo should include a lot of wavy movements and fluid action to the character. Use an "s" or a "c" shape as the basis of drawing a Chinese dragon tattoo with tips from a professional illustrator and graphic designer in this free video on drawing.

How To : Digitally draw a tattered scroll in Photoshop

Learn how to draw an old-world style tattered scroll that's all beat up. It's all drawn from scratch in Photoshop with a wacom tablet and then the final drawing is imported into Adobe Illustrator for Live Tracing. The finished product is a nice piece of vector art. In fact, th ...more

How To : Draw fancy letters

To draw fancy letters, block out the basic outline, begin adding ornate details inside them and even add vines and filigree around the outside of the letters. Draw fancy letters to start off a new chapter in a book with creative tips from a professional illustrator in this fre ...more

How To : Draw cartoon animals

In this series of video art lessons you’ll learn basic tips and techniques for drawing cartoon animals. Artist, illustrator and expert cartoonist Paul Louis guides you step-by-step, teaching you how to create lines, add shading and use proportion to draw some of the most popul ...more

How To : Draw architectural landscape

This video, which is part of series of videos that teach drawing, shows how to draw a complex drawing of beautifully landscaped buildings. This video shows line by line drawing of an architectural landscape and would be easy to follow along. After drawing buildings, stairs wit ...more

H.G. Wells : World's First Game Master?

According to this article on Kotaku, H.G. Wells invented modern tabletop wargames. War games had been going on for a long time, but Wells was the first person to make them accessible for a casual, non-military audience with his game Little Wars. Here's a picture of some peopl ...more

How To : draw Zoella!

This video will show you an easy way to draw one of the most popular people on YouTube at the moment - Zoella! From drawing out a rough first sketch, all the way through to creating a complete, coloured-in illustration, this video will show you how it's all done. Hope you like ...more

How To : Draw a Space Bug

How to Draw a Space Bug . I draw this fictional bug out of my memory, I sped this up because of the time involved. Easy things to draw are things you make from your mind. Drawing sites have various versions. So this is for people that like starship troopers, or science fiction ...more

How To : Top 7 Surface Book Hacks for Artists

The Microsoft Surface has been the go-to device for many professional artists since its initial release back in 2012. Since then, the Surface line has continued to offer customers a portable, high-powered machine that's a near perfect value for both casual and professional art ...more

How To : Draw Two Eyes

Video: . Video: . Video: . Video: . Step 1: In This Four Part Tutorial We Will Learn How to Draw Two Eyes. Let's Begin with a Straight Line, Which Will Serve as a Horizon Line and Will Give Us an Idea Where the Shapes Are Going to Be. Then We Should Draw a Vertical Line to ...more

Brief Reality : Blippar Delivers ARcade for M&M's Promotion

Marketing and healthcare, two of the leading industries in the adoption of augmented reality, continue to demonstrate applications for the technology in their businesses. Meanwhile, improvements to augmented reality devices are just around the corner with new developments from ...more

How To : Draw an Old Man's Face in Two Point Perspective

Video: . Step 1: Today We Are Going to Draw an Old Man's Face. Let's Start with a Rectangle in Perspective. That's Right, We Should Start with Curving in Some Basic Shapes and Then to Make the Face from That. We Should Put Down the Horizon Line with Two Vanishing Points. Draw ...more

How To : Draw faster in Adobe Illustrator CS5

Whether you're new to 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 work faster with everyday too ...more

How To : Draw fire and flames in Adobe Illustrator CS4

See how to create a vector flaming box in Adobe Illustrator CS4. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular vector graphics editor program or a seasoned graphic arts professional looking to better acquaint yourself with the new features and functions of this particular iteration of ...more

How To : Draw portraits of people

Learn how to draw portraits in this series of videos which explain sketching, value, contrast, graphite and erasing. Part 1 of 7 - How to Draw portraits of people. Part 2 of 7 - How to Draw portraits of people. Part 3 of 7 - How to Draw portraits of people. Part 4 of 7 - Ho ...more

How To : Draw in Illustrator CS

Illustrator CS allows you to draw vector-based images with ease. But before you start your next masterpiece, you need to know the basics. Learn several ways to draw a simple heart shape.

How To : Draw a vector heart in Adobe Illustrator

Check out this video and learn how to draw a very cool graphic using Adobe Illustrator. This tutorial will show you how easy it is to draw a vector heart without having to download anything extra. All you need is Adobe Illustrator and some time! This video will cover how to us ...more

How To : Draw Sonic the Hedgehog in Adobe Illustrator

In this video, we learn how to draw Sonic in Adobe Illustrator. First, draw out the muzzle and the nose with a pen. From here, you will draw out the eyes and then make the outline for the ears and the hair. Next, draw in the details around the face. Once you do this, add color ...more

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