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!
The theme of this tutorial is drawing an octopus; we’ll base it on the anatomy of this mollusc but also bring some stylization into our artwork.
When I draw traditionally, the thing I miss the most is the layers. Especially when I want to design a creature from scratch and I’m not sure what I want it to look like yet, experiments end up in a confusing mess of lines. But I discovered a workaround that lets me draw separate elements on separate “layers”, and end up with clean line art. It’s very simple!
Today’s tutorial is going to be an absolute blast since we’re going to take a look at the process of drawing and illustrating the Minions, some of the funniest characters that have ever made an appearance on the big screen.
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 share your design knowledge with an eager community of millions?Are you looking for a way to supplement your income? Would you like to establish yourself as an expert in your field? Well, this may be the opportunity for you.
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 tutorial, I’ll show you an easy and quick way to sketch with graphite pencils. We’ll also learn to apply different types of hatching to achieve impressive results.
You want to be a good artist. You practice a lot, you follow tutorials and watch videos, you analyze the art of others… but you don’t seem to progress at all. You work so hard, and yet you can’t see the improvement you were hoping for. “Maybe it’s just not for me,” you’re thinking, “maybe I’m wasting my time”.
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.