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
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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
The drawing tools in flash aren't always the most intuitive to newcomers. In this tutorial, Ralf will show you how to use the basic drawing tools in flash. You learn the difference between Merge Shapes and Drawn Objects, which are all shapes of the same look and feel with the ...more
This is a very simple Flash animation tutorial designed to teach beginners how to freehand draw in Flash. Easy to see an follow, learn how to use the pencil and color tools to draw in Flash.
Merrill never fails to amaze. In this video, he instructs you to "come as you are— but bring a pencil." And you don't have to be a diehard Nirvana fan to understand what this tutorial's about— Kurt Cobain. Watch and learn how to draw Kurt Cobain in a portrait, step by step, us ...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
Starting with a basic line drawing, this tutorial shows you how you make a project in Adobe Photoshop that looks like it was drawn with a pencil. Then the tutorial goes into how you can use a few techniques to play with the lighting in your figure for maximum effect. Part 1 of ...more
In this video tutorial you will learn to simulate a pencil drawing in Photoshop. You will need a stylus to fully benefit from the tutorial. The harder you press with your stylus, the darker the line gets. Simulate a pencil drawing in Photoshop. Click through to watch this vide ...more
So you have a pencil drawing? What do you do with it? This how-to video shows you how to scan in the art to get it ready to be printed out and inked! Follow along with the steps n this video drawing tutorial and start inking.
Want to know how to convert a digital photograph into a reasonable facimile of a pencil drawing? With Dumpr, it's simple! So simple, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at Britec can present a complete overview of the process in just over a minute. For more ...more
This Flash software tutorial teaches you the basics of animating a drawing in Flash. You will learn how to animate using two different methods: Drawing sequences and Compositions. If you are a beginner animator or Flash artist, this tutorial will show you the basics.
Adobe Flash CS4 Professional software is the industry-leading authoring environment for creating engaging interactive experiences. It is ideal for interactive designers, graphic designers, and developers. But having the program isn't enough; you need to know how to use it. In ...more
First select the pencil tool then click on pencil mode which is located at the bottom of the toolbar, select straighten and draw a line as in the video. Now you can see that the line is automatically adjusted, it will make the round and straight shape in the line depending on ...more
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You probably know Lenovo from their low-cost Windows PCs here in the states, but something you may not be aware of is that they also make smartphones. Right now, their biggest market is in China, but a rumored merger with BlackBerry could make Lenovo a contender in North Ameri ...more
Watch this fine art video tutorial to learn how to Draw a glass of water with illustration markers, colored pencils & oil paint. "I am going to be using illustration markers, color pencils and oil paint. In step 1, I scanned and reprinted my original drawing- I do this for 2 ...more
Replicate King Leonidas from the hit movie '300'. This tutorial shows you an easy to follow along with, step by step guide to drawing a pencil sketch from the film. Once you're done, you can shade it, or ink and add your own color!
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
Megan Fox. She's one of those girls you love and hate, because she's just so damn hot! You may not like her acting skills, but her beauty makes up for it all. But the closest you're ever going to get to Megan Fox is with this drawing tutorial. Merrill Kazanjian shows you how t ...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
Watch this fine art video tutorial to learn how to blend colored pencils with a paintbrush. "Today, I am going to demonstrate a new artistic technique. I am going to merge the best qualities of two artistic mediums; oil painting and color pencil. What you are now watching is ...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
Use erasers to make a crafty casing that'll hide and protect your thumb drive. You will need two beveled pink erasers, a cutting board, a large chef's knife, a 1 gig USB flash drive, a pencil, a rotary tool, and a utility knife. This pink eraser USB drive is cute & useful.
When you think of martial arts, only one name comes to mind, and no… we're not talking about Steven Seagal or Chuck Norris. We're talking about Bruce Lee, the epitome of martial arts. Not only was he the best martial artist known to man, he was also an accomplished actor, inst ...more
This video illustrate us how to draw a manga animated angel. Here are the following steps: Step 1:First of all take a sheet of paper and pencil and start drawing the character. Step 2: Now draw a oval representing the face of manga and then draw two circles within the face r ...more
Tinting your eyebrows is unlike drawing your brows in with pencil or shading them in with brow powder and wax. Tinting create a much softer, more diffused look that makes your brow hairs look naturally defined. Check out this video to learn how to easily tint your eyebrows fr ...more
In this video, we learn how to draw a waterfall landscape by hand. Start out by drawing the outline for the drawing with a light pencil. From here, you will start to fill in the different areas with the shading where you would like it. After this, bring in your browns to the r ...more
Watch this fine art video tutorial to learn how to draw President Barack Obama. "Today, YOU will be drawing President Barack Obama-- so grab a pencil and some paper. This video will show you step by step how to draw President Obama. Each step will be shown in two second inter ...more
Jordon Schranz brings you this tutorial on drawing. Search WonderHowTo for Sessions Online School of Fine Arts for more drawing tutorials. Learn how to draw what you see. The technique & craft of drawing isn't necessarily about inherent talent, it is something that comes with ...more
Want to celebrate New Year's Eve, but haven't a clue how to do so? Maybe some of these New Year's Eve pa rty ideas will help you bring in 2011. These New Year's Eve ideas include things like cheap DIY decorations, cool 2011 party glasses, exotic jellyfish shooters, and even k ...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
Watch this 2 part video tutorial on how to draw the classic video game character, Link, from The Legend of Zelda. You'll walk down memory lane with each stroke of your pencil! Drawing Link is a lot easier than you think, and you'll be amazed at how good your drawing will turn ...more
This video tutorial offers tips on various illustration techniques. Illustrate with watercolor and colored pencil in black and white for practical purposes. When drawing professional illustrations, there is not a lot of room for mistakes. Use water color, ink and colored penci ...more
The importance of the brow has not been forgotten as much as it has been overlooked. A natural tool of communication, the brows can convey surprise, disdain, and sorrow with a lift, a furrow, or an expressive softness. The masters of makeup, like Max Factor and Ben Nye, knew t ...more
This excellent, extensive video truly takes you step by step on how to achieve the most realistic possible eye when drawing. With instructions on proper shading, pencil placement artist Mark Criley shows you everything you need to know.
In this video, we learn how to make a Tyler Oakley inspired rag doll. You will need: an old t-shirt, a needle, felt, googly eyes, pen/pencil, paper, yarn, thread, and scissors. Start out by drawing the body of the doll out on the piece of paper, then cut it out. Now, trace the ...more
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
Watch this how-to draw a horse video for a walk through of this horse drawing. To begin with you want to start to define the major areas of the head like the nose, mouth ears and eyes of the horse along with the general shape of the head. At this stage keep your lines loose a ...more
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
Portrait drawings are difficult for most artists, but one thing's for sure— drawing nerds is as easy as they come. Nerds are easier to draw because you can stray from the formality of portraits, putting your own spin on it, over-compensating the details, exaggerating the dorky ...more
Watch this tutorial to learn how to draw any cartoon character: line drawing. Make sure to pause the video after each step and look at the screen every few seconds while you are drawing. "In this video I am going to share a very effective training technique that I use in my c ...more
This video will show viewers how to use Adobe Flash and how to make a cartoon character talk in this program. This tutorial covers aspects such as recording the voice of your characters, drawing their mouths to speak, and how to sync the recorded speech to the animation. Furth ...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
Drawing a pencil sketch of a knife or other bladed weapon is not incredibly difficult for the artist. Watch in this video as the artist draw a basic knife, and then demonstrate several variations, including a curved blade, you can use for your own artwork.
Flash CS4 is not only a powerful tool for creating animations. You can also use it to draw! This video will teach you the basics of drawing in Flash CS4 by showing you how to draw a cartoon cow from a scanned image. He looks good, is easy to draw, and should improve your Flash ...more
In this video tutorial from CreativeCOW leader Tony Ross, learn to use Flash as a drawing tool, while making several pseudo-3D shapes, including a flower pot. Tools include the Rectangle Tool, Oval Tool, Paint Bucket Tool, and Free Transform Tool. Draw a flower pot in Flash. C ...more
If you've watched enough of his other videos on our site, you should have realized by now that graffiti-artist Wizard can draw just about anything with a pencil and pen. In this video he turns his talents to drawing a pair of cholitas in pencil. They are elegant, sexy, and sup ...more
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!
If you are just getting started working with Flash, CS3 might be a good place to start since it's cheaper and simpler than it's newer counterparts. This video will teach you how to use Flash CS3 to perform a basic task: drawing a human eye. Once you can do this, you can start ...more
Fire is one of the most common, but most irregular and thus difficult-to-draw parts of the world. This video demonstrates techniques for drawing a couple of different kinds of fire in pencil. These sketches cover lighter flame and a more fantasy style.
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 properly draw with a pencil. First, start off by drawing squares and see what it looks like when you color them in and shade them all differently. This will help you learn how to control your pencil and see how hard you have to press to make t ...more
Even the greatest comic artist of the last two decades, Bill Watterson, had considerable trouble drawing shoes. Calvin's feet always looked like dinner rolls. Here, you will learn how to sketch some realistic shoes in pencil. Practice this, and you will be well on your way to ...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.
In this tutorial, we learn how to draw Stewie Griffin from Family Guy with a pencil. Start off by drawing the ears, then the football shaped head around the ears. next, draw the arms with the shirt on it, and make the hands. Also, draw a rocket with Stewie holding it. Keep dra ...more
Drawing graffiti tags is an art form like any other, full of history, conventions, and styles that have to be learned before an aspring tagger can have their work taken seriously. Copying the videos of established graffiti artist Wizard is a great way for all the taggers out t ...more
This was a request from my cousin, to draw Justin Bieber. This is a hand drawing tutorial of Justin Bieber. For all you JB fans out there, this is the easiest and most detailed video on how-to draw Justin Bieber by hand with a pencil. This picture took 40 minutes in total to ...more
Learn how to draw the rulers of the deep sea! In this drawing tutorial conducted by fantasy artist Wayne Tully, learn how to draw a swimming shark... Be sure to search WonderHowTo for more videos from drawing expert, Wayne Tully!
Did you know that most professional artists never use a pencil sharpener? Find out what they do use and why and also learn about the different paper mediums that can be used for drawing and sketching. Draw with paper and pencils. Click through to watch this video on how-to-dra ...more
This video demonstrates how this artist draws a tree using a pencil and paper. After creating the outline of your tree trunk, darken the line and add shading as necessary throughout the tree to add dimension to your drawing. The darker shading is focused on the outside edges o ...more
The human hand, along with the brain, is what sets us apart from the rest of the animal kingdom. This video demonstrates a couple of ways to effectively draw them in pencil. They look very real, and could be attached to the other body-part specific videos from Wayne Tully to c ...more