Both timeless and now nostalgic, "What To Draw and How To Draw It" has helped countless beginners learn drawing basics, such as how to use simple lines to make animal shapes and more.
How do you create depth in art? Lee Hammond has the answers for portraying distance in landscape drawings and paintings.
When it comes to doodle art, drawing your own patterns is an exciting way to build a piece of art that comes wholly from your experiences and the world around you.
If you’re chomping at the bit (yes, I said it) to draw a realistic horse, it takes practice, as well as an understanding of the bone and muscle structure that lies beneath its coarse hair. With that in mind, here’s a mini-demo on how to draw a horse’s head.
To me, figure drawings are beautiful because they're timeless. It could be a person from any century, any country in the world, and yet I can relate to his or her humanity. "Anyone can become an expert at figure drawing after one year of study and practice, if s/he just follows a specific sequence...
Do you think it's challenging to draw clothing and fabric? Lee Hammond has the answers you're looking for.
With Stan Prokopenko’s guidance, you can learn how to acknowledge your drawing mistakes, and then how to fix them. With practice, you’ll find that it becomes easier to draw accurately the first time.
How to Draw a Dog I admit it: I’m one of those people whose Facebook is filled with pictures of my dog. But she has so many expressions and habits that really show her personality that it’s hard not to want to post another, even as she’s looking at me with an expression that...
Find drawing tips for urban sketching from Jake Spicer in this peek inside Draw: Teach Yourself How in 30 Lessons.
“Why are drawing eyeglasses so darned hard? What am I doing wrong?” This is a common dilemma. I’ve seen it a million times ... a beautiful portrait fails miserably because the subject of the drawing is wearing eyeglasses. Often, the face looks good, and the glasses look like a cartoon.
I often think of drawing and painting as two separate things, but in the reality of an artist, they overlap quite a bit. There are plenty of painters who will tell you that drawing is integral to their process. A painting starts life in sketches to determine composition, then a line drawing to act...