Figure Drawing Method

How To : Master Figure Drawing By Erasing

Master Figure Drawing using an Eraser Having trouble with the human form in your figure drawing class? Or just looking to impress your girlfriend or boyfriend with your art skills with a beautiful drawing of their figure? Here is a simple tip to trick your brain into using mo ...more

How To : Draw a female torso using the peanut method

Normally we'd be opposed to any objectifying of the female body, but we suppose that the objectification in this drawing tutorial is more helpful than not. Because many artists have trouble, however big or minute, perfecting the sinuous hourglass curves of the female figure, t ...more

How To : Draw correct human proportions for figure drawing

This is the ultimate guide to drawing correct human proportions. If you've always had trouble with it in high school art class or in art school, this video condenses all the information into a tight package that's fun and easy to understand. This will uncover all the tricks to ...more

How To : Begin figure drawing

Use everything you've ever learned about drawing inanimate objects to draw the human figure. You will need to use efficient lines and accurate perspective to draw a number of basic shapes that will come together in the shape of a human body. Watch this instructional drawing vi ...more

How To : Cast on stitches using the figure 8 method

Figure 8 method of casting on creates a seamless cast on. Watch this knitting how to video to learn how easy it is to cast on stitches in knitting using the figure 8 method. Once you have mastered this style of casting on you can move on to your favorite knitting project.

How To : Draw scales for a dragon or khoi fish tattoo

Drawing scales of a dragon could be difficult so lets try this method. First get the basic shape of the body,then draw those curves under the belly. After that,the scales which are on the top. Now the middle scales come in place. As we are done with our basic sketching,now its ...more

How To : Draw a concept sketch for fashion design

This video shows us the method to draw a fashion concept sketch. You must show the figure of the person you are drawing. You can draw the figure wearing a scarf you have designed. You can draw the flowers on it. A lot of sketches are very long. There are a lot of vertical line ...more

How To : Draw a reflection in Geometry

In this tutorial the author shows how to draw reflections in geometry. He shows how to draw them with a couple of examples in which he uses a reflection line and an object whose image is to be reflected. Now he draws perpendicular lines to the reflection line from the vertex o ...more

How To : Draw a translation in Geometry

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

How To : Make your own animated flip book

Why make a flip book? Because all animation – even stick-figure Flash animation and multilayered, highly technical 3-D effects – is built on, and can benefit from, the basics of the craft first developed by artists working at the beginning of the last century. And while fancy ...more

News : Making Art on Your iOS Device, Part 1: Drawing

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

How to Draw the human figure : the shoulders

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 figure drawing tutorial introduces ...more

How to Draw the human figure : the front, level perspective

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 tutorial Cy continues to draw a ...more

How to Draw the human figure : 3D perspective basics

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 perspective te ...more

How to Draw the human figure : the chest, head & neck

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 neck drawing tutorial offers some ...more

How To : Draw blood with the butterfly method

If you are having a difficult time drawing a patients blood, you might want to considering doing the butterfly procedure. Watch this instructional medical how-to video to learn the proper way of drawing in blood with this method. The butterfly procedure involves drawing blood ...more

How To : Draw a menacing jumping figure with Wayne Tully

To give you an indication of what you're getting yourself into, drawing a jumping figure is about as difficult as it is to get up from the couch after a long day of work and doing 100 jumping jacks and push-ups. It sure isn't fun and it sure isn't easy, but both will make you ...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 : Draw basic figures for fashion design sketches

Consider a normal and ideal height for a girl in 5feet 8inches in height. The book of Andrew Loomis is a good guide for drawing realistic human figures. It explains the body proportions, techniques, drawing the parts, human movements, and poses of the body. These are the impor ...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 Joker from Batman for manga & comics

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

How To : Draw anime/manga hair

"Miki Falls" manga creator Mark Crilley presents a tutorial on how to draw manga or anime hair. The first character's hair is drawn entirely in real time, with continuous spoken explanation. Drawing hair is one of the most important components of anime and manga figure drawing ...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 : Get started drawing comic books on your computer

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

How To : Draw out metal in blacksmithing

When getting into blacksmithing, learning proper hammer strikes and heat levels for your metal and forge are good to know, but one of the most important techniques to know when hammering your metal is "Drawing Out", which is a method that you use to make your metal thinner and ...more

How To : Draw a detailed, cartoon dog

In this in depth, four part series learn how to draw a cartoon dog. The adorable puppy you will be learning to draw is top notch and would fit in nicely in any children's book or comic strip. Cartoon dog drawing is really easy, and this tutorial will show you just how to do it ...more

How To : Make a Perfect Ballet Bun

The Perfect Ballet Bun This video tutorial shows you how to make a perfect ballet bun with very minimal effort. It's a quick and easy method! This sophisticated looking bun works great for ballet, figure skating, dance and other occasions. Items Needed A bun foundation, bun ...more

How To : Broadcast Xbox 360 game into Final Cut Pro

Have you been trying to figure out a way to record your Xbox 360 and broadcast it into Final Cut Pro? Using the DV Passthrough method, you can take an analog signal, pass it through your camcorder, and send it to Final Cut Pro. Using mostly just the cables that come with your ...more

How To : Use ukulele theory 101 lessons

This is one of the most basic but most important things to know in order to figure out songs on the ukulele a lot more quickly. When you train your ear, you eliminate a lot of the hunting and pecking method! Use ukulele theory 101 lessons!

How To : Create the upper pediment for a wooden bombe secretary

Tommy’s ready to start the upper pediment of the secretary and shows the drawing for the upper case as well as what’s left of his wood to make it. He now has to figure out how to make the frame. He’s hoping that he’s found his stride and he’ll “get this thing done” because the ...more

How To : Draw a muscular manga style male body

Let's face it people: Guys want this body and girls want to date it (no objectification here at all). Achieve the body of superheroes, supervillains, and super toned celebrities on paper by checking out this tutorial on how to sketch a very muscular dude. This particular draw ...more

How To : Add clothes to your figure drawings

This video shows how to add clothes to your figure drawings so it looks realistic. This is the 4th video in a series, the other 3 show drawing in perspective, drawing the face and drawing the figures of male, female and children.

How To : Draw a figure proportionally

One of the hardest things in figure drawing to master is proportion, but in this video Sheldon shows you how to the draw a figure proportionally. Using the head size as unit of measure, Sheldon will teach how many heads there are in a human figure drawing, a cartoon figure dra ...more

How To : Draw a tree using an additive method

Whether you are pursuing drawing as a professional or as a hobby or you are just a common person, we're pretty sure that you have drawn a tree somewhere in your lifetime. This video merely shows how to do the same in a better way. Though there is no narration (just background ...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

How To : Draw foreshortened figures

In this video, we learn how to draw foreshortened figures. First draw a circle and then continue drawing other circles to connect them together and make an out line. After you have drawn these, you will start to outline the circles so you see a body detail coming out of the dr ...more

How To : Draw the human figure

The video shows us a how to draw a human figure in a very simple manner. It is done using a pencil. First, you draw the axis lines both horizontal and vertical with a very light shade. Now start drawing the upper right part and lower left part simultaneously so that you can ge ...more

How To : Draw a realistic human figure

If you're an artist realistic about drawing realistic human figures, you surely realize that you'll require a real lesson on the subject, such as the one provided by this free video figure-drawin' tutorial. For a complete overview of sketching a human frame, take a look!

How To : Draw a cartoon figure of a boy

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a cartoon figure of a boy. Start out by drawing a large circle for the head, then drawing the arms underneath and a circular body. next, draw the hair onto the boy, and add shoes, a shirt, and pants. Now, color the hair yellow, the body s ...more

How To : Draw a cartoon figure of a little girl

In this video, we learn how to draw a cartoon figure of a little girl. Start out by drawing the head, then draw the rest of the body for the girl. Outline a dress on her and make sure one of her hands are touching her face. From here, draw in the details of her face and then h ...more

How To : Draw a nose using simple methods

In this video we learn how to draw a nose using simple methods. Use a grid to start sketching out your drawing. Note the dark and light areas by outlining them on your paper. Then, crosshatch the first layer using whichever method works the best for you. Then, use a tissue to ...more

How To : Draw a female nude in 90 seconds

Precise drawing, as needed in fields like comic book art and architecture, forces you to really perfect your draftsmanship and get every last line and dot down to perfect scale. But art also requires a bit more looseness, especially if you're sketching at a museum or doing a f ...more

How To : Draw a human head

Figure drawing gets a lot easier when you have simple proportion to follow and this course that's exactly what you're going to learn. In this video drawing lesson series, you'll start exploring the basic proportions of the human head from the front and side. This will give you ...more

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