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How To: Make a watercolor painting of an existing sketch

Learn how to stretch your paper and prepare it for painting in the watercolor style from this how-to video series. Pick up some techniques for watercolor, like wet on wet paint, using salt for texture, creating shadows, detailing, color choice, and finishing. Watch these video painting tutorials and learn how to watercolor a pre-drawn painting.

How To: Draw a concept sketch for fashion design

This video shows us the method to draw a fashion concept sketch. You must show the figure of the person you are drawing. You can draw the figure wearing a scarf you have designed. You can draw the flowers on it. A lot of sketches are very long. There are a lot of vertical lines and plates in the sketch. There are long legs at the bottom of the sketch. The parts of the body are not in human proportion. You can draw bracelets and a purse in the sketch. The sketch would be finished with color, v...

How To: Learn to draw and sketch

This comprehensive video series by Bob Davies serves as a basics drawing lessons that are excellent for beginners just starting off in addition to tips for intermediate artists. This series covers all the basics of drawing from choosing paper, drawing medium (graphite,charcoal,etc) and techniques in many of the different medium. These videos will cover pencil, felt pens, charcoal, pen and ink, watercolor pencils and erasing techniques.

How To: Sketch a dragon

For all those who have always wanted to sketch a dragon, here is one video which will give you step by step instructions on how to draw one. Dragons are creatures who breathe fire through their noses. The video is a quick watch and learn tutorial and anybody with a desire to possess a dragon sketch can master it in minutes. Use the sketch in comic book illustrations, animate it, or use it as a design on your favorite t-shirt.

How To: Draw Luigi on a snowboard

The video demonstrates how to sketch the cartoon character of Luigi on a snow board. First the character is drawn with a soft pencil using faint lines. The action of the character on the snow board are detailed ,even the minute details like the hand ,legs, eyes and its expression are slowly etched out. Once the faint sketch is complete the features are highlighted with a dark pencil or sketch pen. A depth to the sketch is given by shading the parts and giving it third dimensional feeling. A d...

How To: Draw Boo from Mario 64

In this video he just draws a simple picture of boo. It maybe takes two or three minutes to make the sketch. First you just draw a circle roughly, and add ears to that. Next add tongue which is very long and outside of the mouth. You just have to give importance to the teeth in this drawing to make your sketch great. Next you just add teeth, which is wide. Next make the teeth highlight. Next draw two small circles like eyes and highlight it with the pencil. Next make the rough sketch into the...

How To: Sketch poses of the human body on the computer

Drawing the human body making dynamic poses is a massive challenge for most artists. This video demonstrates how to sketch some different poses in the Photoshop with a tablet pen. They obviously need to be elaborated to be called final art works, but these sketches teach you how to capture the basic forms that are really the trickiest part of capturing ourselves in action.

How To: Turn a picture into a sketch using Photoshop CS4

If you've ever wanted to sketch something from scratch and realize you don't have the time to take formal classes, then Photoshop might be what you need. In this helpful tutorial, you'll find out how to take your photos, or any other photo out there, and turn it into a beautiful masterpiece. So sit back and enjoy this tutorial on how to turn a picture into a sketch using Photoshop CS4.

How To: Use curve sketching to solve equations in calculus

PatrickJMT takes you through step by step on the basics of how to use curve sketching to solve calculus equations. Steps that are covered in this two part video include domain, intercepts, symmetry, horizontal and vertical asymtotes, intervals of increase/decrease, local maximums and minimums, concavity and points of inflection, and finally the sketch. A rational function is looked at as an example. The problem is to graph y equals (x - 1) divided by x to the power of 2. This video clip cover...

How To: Graph x squared & the square root of x

In this video the instructor shows how to sketch the graph of x squared and square root of x. The first equation is the x squared which is y = x * x. Now to sketch this take a sample values of x and substitute in the equation to get the value of y. Similarly find the set of points for the equation. Finally plot these points and sketch this graph which is in the form of a parabola. The curve is in the form of alphabet 'U' with its vertex at the bottom. Now similarly take the square root of x e...

How To: Draw a cube in 3D

Learn how to draw a cube in 3D with two point perspective in simple steps. First draw a simple cube on a piece of paper by outlining it using a pencil. Now darken the right front side and its top side by sketching the area with the pencil. Now sketch out an image coming out from right side of the cube like a shadow. Sketch the insides of the shadow part and darken the right side of the cube. When finished sketching draw a line to the left and right side of the cube in its middle.

How To: Draw a quick demonic head

If you need to draw a demon monster in a hurry then watch this video to see how you can sketch one up in a flash. The great thing about sketching is that you can just sort of etch out the form, refining it until you have the scary demon you are looking for.

Draw anime or manga emotions: anger

Learning to sketch can be a frustrating process for even the most experienced artist. In this easy to follow guide, you will learn to draw your favorite anime or manga character to express that annoyed feeling you get from having to erase! The artist makes sketching and shading angered features on the characters seem like a breeze, and in no time flat you'll be sketching your own characters without the previous hassle! He demonstrates all kinds of faces, from simple scrunched up annoyance to ...

How To: Draw the Watchmen character SILK SPECTRE

Learn how to draw Watchmen superhero character Silk Spectre in this lesson tutorial for quick concept illustration, cartoon and comics. Learn from basic sketching to finish drawing quick color concept painting for illustration. Learn how to draw and sketch this Watchmen character using values. This tutorial video focuses on drawing and sketching step by step: female character design for manga, video game, and comics basic. Silk Spectre is a character in the new Watchmen movie.

How To: Transform a photo into a sketch using Photoshop CS4

Creating sketches from scratch can be a difficult task, especially those who have no idea of what they are doing. Luckily for them, there's Photoshop. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to transform a photo into a sketch. It's fairly simple to do and will impress any of your friends and family. Good luck and enjoy!

How To: Draw manga/anime characters in love

Ever thought it was hard or impossible to draw the manga characters with emotions? Minicustom, a very skilled manga sketcher, will take you through all the steps to create your dream manga character using modern sketching techniques to create authentic professional looking manga art work. Through this you learn everything you need to know about manga sketching and the ease of this sketching than previously thought.

How To: Find and sketch the domain of a multivariable function

Looking for a primer on how to find and sketch the domain of a function z = f(x, y) in calculus? Learn how with this free video calc lesson. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow in their footsteps (or just finish your homework or study for that next big test).

How To: Sketch a human hand holding a pencil drawing

You may not know how to draw, but but don't let that discourage your from trying. This video will take your fears away and prove to you that anybody can draw if they want to! A little instruction is all anybody needs to succeed. But drawing hands is difficult, right? Sure, hands are one of the tougher parts of the body to sketch, especially when holding something, like the pencil in this drawing. But practice makes perfect, so don't give up.

How To: Fashion sketch satin

In this tutorial, we learn how to fashion sketch satin. When you are sketching satin, you would to make sure you use the right colors and the side of the pencil. You will need to use the side of the pencil to shade in small areas to create creases and folds in the clothes. Then, you will use the eraser to make white in the middle, which will create a shine on the skirt. Color in the rest of the area around the piece of clothing. It doesn't have to be perfect, just make sure you shade and use ...

How To: Draw a Ferrari sports car

This video will show you how to draw a Ferrari sports car using MS Paint or a sheet of paper, a pencil and some colors. Just follow these instructions from the video. First you will need to draw the sketch of the car, the wheels and the mirrors. Now use a brush or a marker over the sketch of the car and then erase the pencil sketch. Color the wheels and the windshield with the black marker and the car with a powerful red color. Now complete the drawing by making all of the details like in the...

How To: Sketch a female face

In this tutorial, we learn how to sketch a female face. Start with an upside down egg shape for the face, then draw in the contours of the chin. Use reference lines on the face to help you place where the eyes, nose, and mouth are going to go. After this, start to draw in the additional features, using a lot of lines to contour the face and make it look as realistic as possible. It's very important to use the lines in the background of the face so everything is even and lined up. After this, ...

How To: Draw Batgirl from Batman

In this 2 part video tutorial, idrawgirls shows you how to draw the elusive Batgirl from Batman. Capture her great hair, and her sleek lines by following along with idrawgirls' sketch. You'll be inspired to learn to draw and sketch some more female superheroes. For more drawing and sketching videos, search on WonderHowTo.

How To: Transform any photo into a sketch using Photoshop

In this video, we learn how to sketch a photo in PhotoShop. First, open up PhotoShop and open up the picture you want to convert. Then, click "image", "adjustments" and "desaturate". You will now copy this layer by dragging it down to the "new layer" button. Now click on your copied layer and go to "image", "adjustments" then "invert". Now click the "blend" option which will change your layer to completely white. Now, click "filter" then "other" then "minimum". You will now see your image sho...

How To: Paint Obi-Wan Kenobi from Star Wars

This artist shows how to quick paint/draw Obi-Wan Kenobi utilizing his mouse and pc. He starts out with a rough sketch of his character, making a black outline of his figure. He then goes back over his initial sketch with blue lines, cleaning up the lines, making them smoother. Once the blue lines are completed, the first black line sketch is erased and the blue lines smoothed out even more! Piece by piece, color is applied to each part of the character. It is placed roughly at first but smoo...

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