"Miki Falls" manga creator Mark Crilley presents a tutorial on drawing a girl in the manga or anime style, this time focusing on shading techniques. Watch this video to learn how to shade a drawing of an anime or manga girl.
First in a series of many tutorials on "retro" architectural drawing as it used to be done pre-computer. This sequence will teach you how you can draw basic shapes and other textures in order to draw an architectural structure. Part 1 of 3 - How to Draw freehanded like an arch ...more
Drawing a glass of water is one of the most basic things you'll ever learn in art class, but it is also one of the most important studies you'll ever make about form, color, tone, and shape. This drawing tutorial runs you through how to perfect a drawing of a glass of water u ...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
Drawing realistically proportioned eyes is one of the many aspects that make drawing the human face such a challenge for artists. This video demonstrates and includes detailed instructions for how to draw a realistic female eye in pencil. No kooky giant anime eyes here, this o ...more
Learn how to use Masking, Motion Tweens, and Motion Guide Layers to create an animated pencil drawing a curved line. Tools used are the Rectangle tool, Pencil tool, and Free Transform tool. This is an intermediate level Flash tutorial. Animate a pencil drawing a curved line in ...more
Lightning is quite simply sublime. Beautiful yet terrifying all at once, it is one of nature's great mysteries (we still don't fully know why it happens) and can be deadly if you get in its path. This natural phenomenon makes itself the perfect subject, then, for artistic por ...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
With Michael Jackson's recent death, people from around the world have come to cherish what he was best know for - being the "King of Pop", even with all of the allegations of child molestation for which he was never convicted of. This video series is a dedication to Michael J ...more
This AutoCAD 2008 tutorial covers setting drawing limits and drawing units.
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
Watch this two part instructional drawing video to begin drawing silhouettes. When drawing any form, try to identify the parts that will appear as a silhouette in your field of vision. Begin to bridge the gap between drawing and painting using contrast and shading to render co ...more
"Miki Falls" manga artist Mark Crilley shows us how to draw a realistic manga girl's face. Manga has its own look, and it takes practice to draw manga girls so they look appealing. This video takes you through the process of drawing manga girl faces, step by step. Mark Crille ...more
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
This video is a free drawing lesson on how to draw landscape scenery. • Draw a baseline or a horizontal line in the middle of the paper. • Across the baseline draw slope of 2 hills along the river bed and mark a line showing uplifted area on the upper portion of the paper abov ...more
In this tutorial, the instructor shows how to do a translation in geometry. Now he shows this by using various drawings and by practically explaining it while performing the translation. He first shows how to set up the translation line and now goes on to translate each and ev ...more
Take a lesson in architecture from renowned architect Doug Patt by watching this video tutorial. If you want to learn about drawing and designing, without going to school, Doug's just the teacher. Watch to see how to design and draw like an architect. In this episode, Doug th ...more
Tired up straight-up video images? Make your videos pop by giving them an array of cool treatments. Make your video look like a cartoon, or a line drawing, or a watercolor painting or just really bad dreams! With a selection of cool, free Sony Vegas effects you can do it all. ...more
This tutorial goes over a few tips and techniques which will help you draw clean and sharp pencil lines. The most important thing is to hold your pencil correctly, and then you're taught a few drills to practice to improve your drawing.
How to draw comics: woman, female, girl face and shoulder step by step for anime, manga, and concept art design, female girl face, head dress and shoulder dy front view Video tutorial. Cartoon, illustration, comics, anime, manga learn how step by step from drawing realistic fa ...more
To draw birds accurately, you'll need to master drawing feathers. Feathers can be tricky, but if you can learn how to draw them you'll be able to depict birds with grace and accuracy. In this video, the artist walks you through the process, from selecting the materials to draw ...more
An ampoule is a sealed glass that contains medication to be injected. This how to video demonstrates how to prepare an ampoule to draw the medication with a syringe. Learn how to bring all the liquid from the head of the ampule to the bottom, and how to break it open. Note thi ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to draw ocean waves. The image drawn in this video has water waves clashing into some rocks on shore. Begin by drawing the outline of the rocks on the right side. The horizon line of the image is about 3/4 above the rocks. Then draw a ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to draw graffiti letters. When you are drawing these letters, you will want to use as much imagination as you can. Make sure to add in your own personal flare to give each of the letters a special touch. Now, you will draw the letters making them ...more
Check out this video to learn how to draw and sketch the Joker from Batman for manga, cartoon and comics. Learn how to draw the male villain character, the Joker, in this Step by Step video tutorial. Learn from basic sketching to finish drawing quick concept for comics cartoon ...more
"Miki Falls" manga creator Mark Crilley presents a tutorial on drawing a manga character doing a karate kick. The focus is on drawing a clenched fist and the feet in two different positions. See another type of fight pose in the follow up video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v ...more
Fan of anime? Illustrate a epic anime fight scene with help from this three-part drawing tutorial. Hosted by artist minicustom, learn the ins and outs of drawing a battling anime duo. Part 1 of 3 - How to Draw anime fight scenes. Part 2 of 3 - How to Draw anime fight scenes. ...more
This video tutorial features all kinds of tips on drawing the human head; in this case you will learn how to draw Luke Skywalker and make starships out of simple shapes. Learn how to sketch Star Wars by watching this drawing video.
Talented graffiti-artist-for-hire Wizard here demonstrates a user-requested drawing of a cholo figure and some very elaborate script. As will most of his demonstrations, he works in pencil and black ink on grid paper, creating small and somewhat austere designs with undeniable ...more
Optical illusions don't require fancy techniques; this one relies entirely in the details. Gather up a pen/pencil, paper, and a pair of scissors. Draw a parallelogram to be used as the template for both tabletops in this sketch. By varied angling, leg lengths, and color, the t ...more
Mark demonstrates how to draw flapping flags or scrolls. He starts with a paper in a binder but any paper will work. In this demonstration he uses a pencil to create his drawing but any pen or pencil will do. He draws the flagpole first starting on the left side of the page. H ...more
Drawing someone sitting down can be tricky. Having some trouble? Follow this video as a guide the next time you'd like to draw someone sitting down.
Creative Cow contributing editor Tony Ross introduces drawing techniques in Flash, as well as how to use Masking, Motion and Shape Tweens to create an animated pencil drawing a line. Tools used are the Rectangle tool, Pencil tool, and Free Transform tool. Animate a pencil draw ...more
Without perspective, drawings would never look realistic and would instead be flat, remedial depictions of reality. Luckily, the discovery of perspective during the Renaissance lets us simulate reality if we know the mathematical principles behind it. Check out this drawing t ...more
Learn nose drawing! Specifically, a woman's nose. Watch this tutorial to learn how to draw the female nose (step-by-step). Make sure to pause the video after each step and look at the screen every few seconds while you are drawing. Check out the step-by-step instructions, or ...more
The author demonstrates how to draw a figure of a nude woman from behind through a un-narrated short film demonstrating his drawing in real time. There is no audio instruction and the video merely demonstrates his technique using a fine tipped marker pen and paper on a white ...more
Roses are red, violets are blue..and drawing a rose is easy to do! Check out this tutorial and learn how to draw a very nice rose with pencil. This rose is quite realistic looking and makes a great addition to another picture, or a lovely stand alone drawing as well.
In this tutorial, we learn how to draw Cheshire cat in Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland. Start out by drawing the large eyes, then drawing in the nose and face around the cat. Add in the many teeth, then draw on the ears of the cat. Shade in the eyes and make the pupils diamon ...more
From the onset of the popularization of apps for the iDevice, users have experimented with creating original artwork on their iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch. And when famed British artist David Hockney christened the iDevice with his painterly digital drawings, the trend exploded even ...more
This clip offers lessons in how to draw boys in the Japanese manga style. Breaking down the hair, eyes, and mouth, it gives you a bunch of tips and tricks to make a very realistic face. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, and to get started drawing your ...more
Watch this tutorial to learn how to draw a screaming angry mouth. Make sure to pause the video after each step and look at the screen every few seconds while you are drawing. "Step 1- Draw a big U shape but make the two lines at the top of the U point slightly outwards and aw ...more
Get some tips on using oil pastels for your art drawings. This video tutorial will show you how to use oil pastels for drawing. If you're new to drawing with oil pastels, this will help you out, like telling you to use pastel paper for you art. Great for beginners.
This tutorial shows you one way to draw your anime girls - to show them sitting down. The video also goes over the proper use of perspective to make your drawing more realistic. Just follow along with this step by step and add to your anime portfolio!
The video demonstrated clearly about how to draw and sketch the hand of a girl in an easy way. First the illustrator drew a rectangular circle in the plain window. Then he drew another rectangular shape close to the first and divided the second shape into two halves so that it ...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
In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a hand on the hip. Start out by drawing the arm first. You will need to make sure to add in the different features of the arm to make it look more realistic. After you have drawn on the arm, then you can draw on the hand angled like it is ...more
In this video, we learn how to draw a manga face sideways. start by drawing a round circle with a light pencil. After this, draw a chin that is from the side view. Next, add on the nose and make the chin look more prominent, like you are seeing the profile of the face. After t ...more
Watch this instructional drawing video to draw a portrait from a photograph in chalk pastels. First draw the outline and fill in a basic skin tone. Build up color and tone by adding layers of pastel, working from light to dark. don't worry too much about blending until you hav ...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!
Spraycans filled with paint have been the graffiti artist's chosen medium of artistic creation since the street/urban art form began. Graffiti artists utilize spray cans daily to create sociopolitical commentary and to animate their work, so why not give these important tools ...more
Celebrated and award-winning children's illustrator, Jan Brett, shows how to sketch an African elephant in this video tutorial. Learn how to draw an elephant by following Jan's simple instructions that go from making easy shapes to the finished product. Discover the wonders Ja ...more
In this how-to video series, learn how to draw 3D objects from 3D drawing expert Craig Browder. Craig will teach and demonstrate all the steps and techniques you need to know to learn how to draw 3D drawings. Part 1 of 14 - How to Do 3D drawings. Do 3D drawings - Part 2 of 14. ...more
Wow, kids and their wild imaginations... Monster Engine is a gallery of kids drawings copied by painter Dave Devries. The project began in 1998, when Devries posed the simple question: What would a child's drawing look like if it were painted realistically? "It began at the ...more
Now that's art. Watch this instructional drawing video to draw a nice nude butt. You can practice drawing quick sketches like this by drawing figures in magazines or sketching from life. Draw a nude butt. Click through to watch this video on boreme.com
It's time to discover how fun art and drawing is! Learn how to draw the cartoon character Jerry from Tom & Jerry. Drawing is a way of creating and expressing ourselves, and therefore the result is always beautiful. Drawingnow.com brings you step-by-step drawing tutorials on m ...more
"What's the point of having a Nexus 7 for drawing if all of the drawing apps suck?" That's what my girlfriend said after buying her new Nexus 7 tablet. She draws a lot and was hoping to hone her doodling skills on it, but she's right—most of the drawing apps available on Googl ...more
You may not know how to draw, but but don't let that discourage your from trying. This video will take your fears away and prove to you that anybody can draw if they want to! A little instruction is all anybody needs to succeed. But drawing hands is difficult, right? Sure, han ...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
In this tutorial, we learn how to draw small faces on paper. This is best for drawing on comic books, because the faces are smaller than on regular drawings. First, give yourself a scale size to see how large you want the faces on the paper to be. If you are new at drawing, us ...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