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- StumbleUpon. Drawing Techniques & Reference Directory of Lessons & Tutorials with Step by Step Tutorials for How to Draw Cartoons, Comics, Illustrations, & Photo-Realistic ArtworkDrawing Tutorials Side Menu for Easier Navigation. Big Time Attic: Cartooning Tips and Tricks: Crosshatching. Crosshatching is the layering of planes of parallel lines on top of each other in order to create a gradient or texture in a drawing.

Big Time Attic: Cartooning Tips and Tricks: Crosshatching

Crosshatching has an "old-fashioned" stigma, probably for good reason: drawing lines side-by-side, and then on top of each other, is a great solution to a problem inherent in pen & ink drawing and printmaking: How do you make a drawing tonal if all you have to work with is black and white? With digital tools at our disposal, as well as relatively new products like Zipotone, Craftint and DuoShade, it's easy to see why crosshatching isn't considered cutting edge. However, I don't personally believe that a technique in itself can be old-fashioned; I think that comes out of how the artist uses the technique. Below is a primer on crosshatching for the beginner or for those who want to hone their craft. Professionals -- we'd love to hear your advanced tips and tricks in the comments!

Styles of Crosshatching1) Tight, accurate lines. Consistency. Hands. - StumbleUpon. How to Draw the Head From Any Angle. The Basic Forms To draw the head from any angle you must first understand its basic structure.

How to Draw the Head From Any Angle

Look past all the distracting details and visualize the underlying forms. This ability to simplify can be applied to the features of the face, but when starting the drawing you could look even further. Complete portrait drawing series. The Portrait Drawing. How To Draw. "How to Draw" is a collection of tutorials that will teach you everything from perspective basics to shading chrome.

How To Draw

Never picked up a pencil before? Fear not! From simple line drawings to modern art and easy animations, we've got you covered. All projects come from Instructables.com and contain pictures for each step so you can start your masterpiece today! Instructables is the most popular project-sharing community on the Internet. How to Draw the Nose. Update 09-26-2012 – Above is a video version of this tutorial.

How to Draw the Nose

For more video tutorials visit Proko.com and subscribe to the newsletter In this tutorial I will go over the structure of the nose and give detailed information about the bridge, ball, and nostrils of the nose. How to Draw Lips. For a video version of this tutorial visit www.proko.com/how-to-draw-lips-anatomy-and-structure This tutorial is a continuation of How to Draw the Head from Any Angle.

How to Draw Lips

I will cover the basic forms of the mouth, some anatomical information, and the key information about the minor planes. At the end, I will show a step by step drawing of the lips. Basic Forms One of the most overlooked ideas of the mouth is the cylindrical tooth cylinder underneath. You can see here how this inflated cylinder affects the surface forms of the lips: Major Planes Anatomical Information. 眼技_来自櫻桃小丸子的图片分享. How to Draw Hair, Part 1. Looking back at my tutorials on drawing the head, I realized that I covered individual features, but completely left out hair.

How to Draw Hair, Part 1

This tutorial will is split into 3 parts: The Basics, Types of Hair, and a Step by Step drawing. How to Draw Eyes. For a video version of this tutorial visit www.proko.com/how-to-draw-eyes-structure This tutorial is a continuation of How to Draw the Head from Any Angle.

How to Draw Eyes

I will go over the structure of the eye and detailed information on drawing the brow ridge, eyeball, eyelids, eyelashes, iris, cornea, and pupil. Eyes and Freckles. The color pencil drawings of Amy Robins.

Eyes and Freckles

Artwork © Amy Robins Link via Life is a Danceable Tragedy. Get inspired. Get motivated. Practice. Improve your drawing skills! Learn to Draw Expressively - Make Your Drawings Come to Life. - StumbleUpon.

Yeah it was a lucky find on Stumble Upon :P – 808.roxas.rebirth
That is some great art! I have just added it to my design pearltree since I do not have an art tree yet. Also I sent you a flickr invite. – kocto
I haven't published per se, but the faces on blocks have sold, so do the little handmade books where I also do the faces; I suppose that's a form of publication. I did my own facial expressions and © them. I'm just getting back online after 8 years, and have only just done an art page at or The art may look a little crooked...I only got a printer this week. – judearnold
Wow! That sounds interesting! Have you ever published your work? – kocto
I like your pearl...I paint these faces on 1/2 inch to 1 1/2 inch wood blocks...and I have a lock on the local therapist market! I like the different presentations the idea has taken with various people's interpretations. – judearnold

Cool Illustrated Facial Expressions. Lackadaisy Expressions. Boy, I didn't know what I was getting myself into when I started this.

Lackadaisy Expressions

I've had requests for some sort of expressions tutorial dating back a while now, so I figured, "Sure! I can explain expression drawing...and it'll be way better than all those tutorials out there that are nothing but charts of generic expressions. Yeah! Just give me a day or two to whip something up... " Um. Anyway, I found all I could really do was try to explain ways to teach yourself...and then add some pictures. - StumbleUpon. How To Draw A Wave. This art tutorial, kindly donated by surfing comic strip illustrator and surf artist Bob Penuelas covers how to draw a wave the Wilbur Kookmeyer way!

How To Draw A Wave

If you're like me, then you've probably spent a lot of time in high school class daydreaming and doodling a thousand perfect cartoon waves in your notebook. It's safe to say that ninety percent of us surfers have a habit of scribbling perfect waves whenever a pencil is in our hands. Hopefully the following pointers will help you change your throw-away wave doodles into actual compelling artwork that you want to keep forever. Remember, there are millions of ways to draw a wave and hopefully with these simple pointers you'll find a million more.

So, have fun. Sketchbookideas. 30 Beautiful Sketches from Dribbble. Video Tutorial: How to Sketch With Contour Lines. Drawing Board. Sketch Swap. Scribbler Too. Guides and References to Drawing Animated Facial Expressions. Digg. Lackadaisy Construction. Dynamic Drawing. Quickposes. Chapter 2. Human anatomy and figure drawing. Chapter 2. Human anatomy and figure drawing Before we start, I'd like to point out that knowledge of human anatomy is not a replacement for studying the body from real life or photos.

So keep cranking out those sketches! (And hoarding those Victoria's Secret catalogs and similar magazines. Strictly for reference, of course.) We'll start with the largest bones and muscle masses. UNDERSTANDING ANATOMY: part I by =FOERVRAENGD on deviantART. 9 Very Common Figure Drawing Mistakes, And How to Avoid Them. Over the last twenty-five years I have spent my fair share of time drawing and studying the human figure. As a result, I’ve come across several (actually, nine) common figure-drawing mistakes over and over again. Like any other art process, figure drawing is a fluid activity and impossible to pin down with exact rules—but if your goal is to create a more convincing life drawing, then these next few ideas will certainly help.

Here are the nine common figure-drawing mistakes, along with their solutions: Mistake #1 – Drawing without a goal in sight More often than not, people immediately begin sketching without establishing some kind of intention in their mind first. Chapter 2. Human anatomy and figure drawing. Chapter 2. Human anatomy and figure drawing Before we start, I'd like to point out that knowledge of human anatomy is not a replacement for studying the body from real life or photos.

So keep cranking out those sketches! (And hoarding those Victoria's Secret catalogs and similar magazines. Strictly for reference, of course.) Anatomy Lessons For The Artist. How to Draw Babies, Teens, & Adults. Human Figure Drawing Proportions. START WITH A (3 x 4) OVAL. Divide this head like this:The top of the skull.The pupils are in the middle of the head, top to bottom.The bottom of the nose is about 1.5 eye widths from the eye line.1 eye width below the nose is between the lips.1/3 below between the lips and the chin is the chin crease.I started with an oval that fit on my skull's front view. My horizontal center line of the skull dividing the top to bottom is between the pupils. My head is 5 eyes wide not including my ears. When drawing the head I consider the horizontal eye line the center of the head. I believe the ear gets longer with age. Tutorial Tuesday: Foreshortening Tricks.

Posemaniacs.com. Analytical Figure Drawing SP08. How To Draw Hands Tutorials. The hand. The hands are a notorious source of frustration. This section won't concentrate on the muscle structure, since the hand is very complex in this regard, and knowing this won't help much in drawing them. Instead, we'll look at proportions, range of motion, and possible simplifications.

Gripping Tutorials on How to Draw Hands. Sharebar.