Intricate geometric compositions created on a base of a circle, known as mandalas, have a deep spiritual meaning in Hinduism and Buddhism. They represent the whole of the universe, and they can be used as an exercise or for meditation. Recently, the basic idea of drawing a radial pattern has been also adopted by the Western world, as a tool for therapy or simply relaxation.
In this tutorial I will show you how to draw a realistic African elephant step by step from scratch. This tutorial is ideal for beginners. You’ll learn how to plan the pose, how to achieve the correct proportions, and how to add all the body parts and their details. It’s not as difficult as it seems!
Children love creating art. They do it intuitively, just pouring their imagination out with any medium they are given. It’s pure fun for them, nothing else. But for us adults, things are different. We care very much about the results, we have certain expectations, and when we fail, we feel bad. And why would we do something that makes us feel bad? So we stop creating at all, to avoid unnecessary pain.
Do you want to draw your own monkey? In this tutorial I will show you how to draw one step by step from scratch. We’ll sketch the pose, and then we’ll add body volume, the details of the face, and all the fur. No special skills required—the instructions will be very simple!
In this yummy tutorial, I’ll show you an easy way to draw three different types of ice cream, using a graphite pencil and ink liners.
In this tutorial I will show you how to draw a realistic horse step by step, without any reference. You’ll learn how to build its body out of simple shapes, and how to add all the details. And most importantly, I will show you how to achieve the right proportions for a horse’s body.
Recently, I showed you how to draw a skull in profile. This time, I’ll show you the more interesting view, perfect for tattoos and scary illustrations. This view is also very simple, so you don’t need to be a skilled artist to follow this tutorial!
In this tutorial, we’ll draw a singing bird with beautiful blue feathering.
Sloths are amazing creatures, so different from everything we know. The seem to have a very chill attitude towards life, and they’re definitely not lazy—they just don’t see the need to hurry! Sloths are also unbelievably cute, so we’re going to draw one today. It will be a simple illustration perfect for beginners, and later you can use it to create a colorful vector illustration with Nataliya Dolotko!
Fantastic creatures may not be real, but it doesn’t mean they can’t be drawn in a realistic way. If you want to learn how to draw a dragon, in this tutorial I will lead you step by step. You can also use the tutorial to create a base for your own dragon, with the details of your own choosing. Muscles, wings, claws, scales—this tutorial has it all!
Do you want to draw a beautiful, realistic wolf? In this tutorial I will show you how to do it step by step, without any reference. You’ll learn how to plan the pose, how to add the body, how to create the correct proportions of the head, and how to cover it all with fur. You can use any tools you want!