One of the most crucial elements of any artist's work is drawing. There are a huge number of tutorials online that can help you improve your drawing skills. Whether you're a novice or an experienced artist, these tutorials will teach you how to draw efficiently.
Aside from being able to improve your skills, these tutorials can also help you get started. Some of our favorite artists, for instance, are self-taught. Through these tutorials, you can start drawing at your own pace. There are various types of tutorials, such as step-by-step videos and time-lapse demonstrations. These tutorials can help you visualize the process from start to finish.
From YouTube, we have compiled some of the best tutorials that will teach you how to draw in no time. Aside from these, you can also brush up on your knowledge of pencils by reading our selection.
Drawing supplies & equipment - Realistic Drawing Guide
This is the first main episode in the realistic drawing guide series. Showing you how to draw realistically with pencil. As this is just the start, in this video i show you the drawing supplies i use to create drawings. I tried to keep it simple and to the point, it also covers some information on the pencil grading scales.
How to Hold and Control Your Pencil
Being able to successfully manipulate your pencil is an important part of line drawing and shading. In this video you'll learn about the "Tripod Grip", "Overhand Grip", using your wrist vs. your shoulder, and how to use various parts of the pencil to control line weight. Warning, the start of the video feels a bit like an Infomercial, but once you get through it, things settle down into the usual high quality Proko content.
How To Draw A 3D Sphere - Optical Illusion (Narrated)
This is a great beginner lesson that shows you how to draw a 3D sphere. It's an optical illusion, but an incredible way to build your confidence and prove to yourself that you can actually draw.
How to Shade with Pencil for Beginners
Learning to shade with pencil, is a fundamental skill that all artists need to understand and master. This video shows you how to do just that, with examples for shading realistic pencil portraits and more.
How to Draw: Foreshortening with the Coil Technique
This lesson covers the 'coil technique' and the artist uses it when dealing with foreshortening. The video doesn't explain it but you can see when he erases areas that he tries to make sure that the closer lines overlap the more distant lines to create the illusion of depth.
How to draw, shade a realistic eye with teardrop | Step by Step Drawing Tutorial
In this lesson you will learn how to create a realistic pencil drawing after just one tutorial. Emmy Kalia is a truly incredible artist and you should check out her full channel while you're at it.
Learn to Draw #10 - Proportion Basics
Proportions are one of the most difficult and challenging aspects of drawing to learn. In this video, Schaefer starts with the basics and simplifies them so even a beginner artist can understand and improve their drawing skills instantly.
How to Draw Human Anatomy Part 1 | Beginner Introduction
How to draw human anatomy for artists as a part of figure drawing and how to draw and sketch people. This is a figure drawing tutorial that provides an introduction to anatomy in a nontraditional sense. The audio isn't great, but the content and pace of the lesson is spot on. This is a great way to to learn anatomy by first understanding the concept behind how the muscles function.
How to draw faces
Another brilliant video from HamRib Art that shows you how to draw a whole variety of faces.
How To Draw Fur | Step By Step Realism Drawing Tutorial
This is a much more advanced topic, and something that take a long time to learn, but thanks to Arianne, you will learn to draw fur. She shows her drawing method for how to draw realistic fur step by step using charcoal drawing pencils.
How To Draw A City Using Two Point Perspective
Learn to draw Two Point Perspective step by step, from the very basic to the more complex. The video starts with a simple demonstration for beginners on how to draw a building in two point perspective. Then you see how to add more buildings to make a city with roads, bridges cars and people.
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