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How to Draw Mountains | Fun Drawing Lessons for Kids & Adults

How to Draw Mountains | Fun Drawing Lessons for Kids & Adults | Drawing and Painting Tutorials | Scoop.it

Want to Learn How to Draw Mountains? Follow our simple step-by-step drawing lessons. We have drawing tutorials with animals, superheroes and more cool stuff.

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This website provides detailed step-by-step tutorials on how to draw various items and creatures in an easy to follow way. The steps can be applied both to digital drawing and to drawing on paper. This tutorials are useful both for adults and kids.

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How to Draw A Baby

How to Draw A Baby | Drawing and Painting Tutorials | Scoop.it
This heavily illustrated project invites you to use a simple grid to outline a realistically proportioned face of an adorable baby named Brandon (who just happens to be my grandson). Hatching is used to add shading to the face, clothing, and hair.
Jerome Okutho's insight:

This drawing tutorial explains the process of drawing a baby's portrait using a simple grid. The tutorial shows you how to outline basic proportions and facial features within a grid, and shade the eyes, face, hair and clothing.

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Maricarmen Husson's curator insight, August 7, 8:08 PM

Este proyecto ilustrativo te invita a usar una simple manera de dibujar un rostro proporcionado de un adorable bebé.

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How To Draw An Owl

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This simple tutorial is a great way to teach your child how to draw an owl. It's also a great resource for any cartoon artist.

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How To Draw Perspective Shadow

How To Draw Perspective Shadow | Drawing and Painting Tutorials | Scoop.it
Learn how to draw realistic shadows in perspective. Free perspective tutorial shows you how to draw shadows step by step. Click here to watch now!
Jerome Okutho's insight:

If you're having trouble drawing shadows in perspective, this video tutorial will explain everything you need to know. You'll learn how to determine the location of light sources and translate them into shadows using lines.

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How to draw a Manga girl

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In this tutorial, you'll learn about drawing the facial features of manga girl using simplified guidelines. This is a great tutorial for any manga artist.

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How to Draw a Spruce Tree

How to Draw a Spruce Tree | Drawing and Painting Tutorials | Scoop.it

"In ten simple steps, you use squirkles to transform a single vertical line on a sheet of paper, into a drawing of a majestic spruce tree. With lots of practice using squirkles and examining spruce trees in nature, you can easily learn to sketch a tree in a couple of minutes (or less). However, you need to work your way slowly through this exercise to give yourself a chance to fully understand the process."

Jerome Okutho's insight:

This tutorial shows you how to use squirkles to draw a detailed spruce tree from scratch. Although the tutorial is fairly basic, advanced artists can use some of the techniques here to improve shading on pencil drawings.

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How to Draw a Butterfly

How to Draw a Butterfly | Drawing and Painting Tutorials | Scoop.it
With colored pencils and a simple fun technique called impressing, you create a gorgeous pattern on the wings of a butterfly cartoon. Butterflies come in many different colors and their wings exhibit various beautiful delicate patterns. Impressing helps you create a delicate pattern on the butterfly’s wings by using a pointed blunt object, such as a stylus, to make an impression in the paper. The surface of the paper is then shaded with colored pencils to enhance the pattern and/or texture.
Jerome Okutho's insight:

This tutorial explains the steps involved in drawing and coloring a butterfly. It introduces you to the art of impressing a pattern on the wings, and shows you how to outline and add color to the butterfly.


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Figure Drawing Basics

Figure Drawing Basics | Drawing and Painting Tutorials | Scoop.it

"How many times have you tried to draw a person, and finally given up in frustration saying "I can't get this right"? Be patient with yourself and don't give up! Mastering figure drawing may take several years; however, with practice, your skills gradually improve and your drawings of people begin to look better and better."

Jerome Okutho's insight:

This informative tutorial explains the ways in which you can become better at figure drawings. It helps you perfect your sketches using different sketching techniques, and also shows you how to add perspectives on figures and sketch from live models.

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How To Draw Perspective Shadow



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Drawing perspective shadows can be one of the most challenging things for a beginner artist. Luckily, this tutorial explains the basics of drawing perspective shadows, and includes tips about using guide lines to create shadows in your drawings.

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Alessandro Pedroni's curator insight, July 26, 6:46 AM

Disegnare in modo corretto ombre in prospettiva può essere una delle cose più difficili per un artista principiante. Per fortuna, questo tutorial spiega le basi del disegno delle ombre in prospettiva e include suggerimenti sull'utilizzo di linee guida per creare ombre nei vostri disegni.

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Sketching Figures with Lines

Sketching Figures with Lines | Drawing and Painting Tutorials | Scoop.it

Rough, gesture, or action sketches are usually rendered very quickly, sometimes in less than a minute. The benefits of making rough sketches are in the process, rather than the creation of a magnificent work of art. Hence, you only goal is to capture a mood, expression or gesture on your drawing paper.

Jerome Okutho's insight:

This tutorial contains very useful tips about sketching different poses and figures. It also explains the basic sketching process, and teaches you how to examine sketches and choose models.

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How to Draw a Serene Scene

How to Draw a Serene Scene | Drawing and Painting Tutorials | Scoop.it
Sketching is an action word, and you can only learn this skill by actually sketching. To give you a feel for the sketching process, numerous illustrations and simple text take you step-by -step through the process of rendering a sketch from one of my sketches (much easier than working from an actual scene).
Jerome Okutho's insight:

A detailed tutorial explaining the various methods of sketching process. If you want to learn about sketching proportions, mapping values and defining values, this tutorial is a good place to start.

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Getting Under Your Skin – Facial Muscles

Getting Under Your Skin – Facial Muscles | Drawing and Painting Tutorials | Scoop.it
This article introduces ten facial muscles around the forehead, eyes, and mouth that are of special interest to artists who draw people. The discussion focuses on the relevance of each muscle (or group of muscles) to artistic, rather than biophysical applications. In the final section, you can challenge yourself to draw each facial muscle (or group of muscles) on a photo of a face.
Jerome Okutho's insight:

This drawing tutorial provides useful tips about defining facial muscles around the forehead, eyes and mouth in your drawings. The tutorial explains the various functions of the facial muscles and provides tips about drawing each muscle.

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Drawing the Mouth of a Baby

Drawing the Mouth of a Baby | Drawing and Painting Tutorials | Scoop.it

In this project, you draw the slightly open mouth of a baby, by first sketching five circular shapes to represent its five basic forms. When compared to the mouth of an older child or an adult, a baby's mouth is proportionately smaller and has fuller lips; in addition, the five basic forms are more pronounced.

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There are a few differences between drawing the mouth of a baby and adult. This tutorial explains the process of drawing a baby's mouth by showing you how to circle mouth proportions and form a baby's lips with shading.

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How to Draw a Cat

How to Draw a Cat | Drawing and Painting Tutorials | Scoop.it
In this lesson, you first sketch a caricature of a cat named Kitty within a grid of twenty-five squares. You then enhance your shading skills by using mostly curved hatching lines, to add a full range of values to her fur and face.
Jerome Okutho's insight:

This tutorial describes the techniques and steps involved in drawing a caricature of a cat. It is divided into tow parts: outlining proportions inside a grid, and adding form and texture with hatching.

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Blind Contour Drawing

Blind Contour Drawing | Drawing and Painting Tutorials | Scoop.it

"This fun project enhances your observation skills by encouraging you to very closely examine your subject. In essence, you draw by looking only at your drawing subject, rather than your subject and your pencil and paper."

Jerome Okutho's insight:

This drawing tutorial for beginners teaches you how to draw subjects without looking at your pencil and paper. It starts off by showing you how to set up your drawing space and ends with you practicing contour drawing with only one line.

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Alessandro Pedroni's curator insight, August 8, 3:34 AM

E' un esercizio che suggerisco ai principianti ma che è utile a qualsiasi disegnatore: abitua a disegnare guardando il soggetto, guardando al minimo il proprio disegno, una abitudine che disegnando dal vero prima o poi si acquista.. Ci sono diversi esercizi basati sul disegno cieco, in quello proposto qui, è richiesto di seguire il contorno del modello seguendo la sua forma senza staccare mai la punta della matita dal foglio.

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Drawing Depth In Perspective - Methods of Creating Depth

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An easy-to-follow tutorial that explains the techniques used to add depth to drawings. It also explains how you can use these techniques to give your landscape drawings extra depth.

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Alessandro Pedroni's curator insight, August 8, 3:37 AM

Un tutorial facile da seguire che spiega le tecniche utilizzate per aggiungere profondità ai disegni. Spiega anche come è possibile utilizzare queste tecniche per dare i disegni di paesaggio profondità supplementare.

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How To Draw Realistic Eyes

How To Draw Realistic Eyes | Drawing and Painting Tutorials | Scoop.it
Jerome Okutho's insight:

This step-by-step tutorial walks you through the process of drawing realistic eyes from pencil sketches. Whether you're a portrait artist or beginner, you'll find the tips here very useful.

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Pen and Ink Drawing Tutorial | How to draw water

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This video tutorial explains the various techniques you can use to draw landscape and scenery with pen and ink. It covers the basics of drawing water of the sea or ocean, and includes tips about capturing the likeness of waves.

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Alessandro Pedroni's curator insight, August 8, 3:46 AM

Questo video tutorial mostra le varie tecniche che è possibile utilizzare per disegnare il paesaggio e scene con penna e inchiostro. Esso copre le basi del disegno della superficie marina e include consigli per cogliere l'apparenza delle onde. Il testo parlato è in inglese ma le immagini parlano da sole ...

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Squirkling Values

Squirkling Values | Drawing and Painting Tutorials | Scoop.it
What do you get when you cross squiggles with circles? You get Squirkles! Squirkling is a method of shading incorperating randomly draw curved lines to create textured values.
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This tutorial provide in-depth information about shading with squirkles. It also shows you how to draw basic squirkle sets and create squirkle value scales.

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How to Draw a Dog Nose

How to Draw a Dog Nose | Drawing and Painting Tutorials | Scoop.it
This project challenges you to draw two dog noses from slightly different perspectives. You may find the lessons in D Beginner: Squirkling extremely helpful as you try your hand at squirkling graduations of textured shading.
Jerome Okutho's insight:

This drawing tutorial explains the different methods you can use to draw dog noses. The lesson covers the frontal and angular view of a dog nose, with tips about how to add the right amount of shading and texture.


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Drawing the Profile of a Baby

Drawing the Profile of a Baby | Drawing and Painting Tutorials | Scoop.it


"A profile of an infant’s tiny face, shaded with hatching lines, provides insights into his or her facial proportions in relation to the head size."


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This drawing tutorial explains the various techniques you can use to draw profile portraits of babies. It shows you how to understand infants' facial proportions, plan and sketch and shade the face and hair.

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How To Draw Realistic Eyes

How To Draw Realistic Eyes | Drawing and Painting Tutorials | Scoop.it
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This video tutorial explains everything you need to know about drawing and shading realistic eyes with your pencil. You can use these tips to improve your portrait drawings and improve the detail of your compositions.

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How to Draw a Tulip

How to Draw a Tulip | Drawing and Painting Tutorials | Scoop.it
Tulips are among the most beautiful flowers and are also quite easy to draw. In this project, you use slightly curved hatching lines of various values and lengths to draw a tulip, as well as a section of its stem and leaf.Detailed step-by-step instructions take you through every aspect of setting up proportions, establishing the shape of the individual parts, and adding shading to create depth.
Jerome Okutho's insight:

This tutorial is a great resource for anyone who wants to practice plant drawing. It explains how to sketch the parts of a tulip and helps you transform a sketch into a contour drawing.

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Gabriela Mihailescu's curator insight, July 15, 5:12 PM

A tutorial is a story. A tutorial about how to draw a tulip is an emotional, beautiful story which can be told to you, so you can tell it to others. 

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Study of a Girl's Face

Study of a Girl's Face | Drawing and Painting Tutorials | Scoop.it
Your goal in this project is to duplicate drawing styles and techniques of the Renaissance. Drawings by Leonardo Da Vinci serve as extraordinary teachers of the many drawing techniques developed during the Renaissance. The subject is based on a drawing of a girl's head by Leonardo da Vinci, and you work in graphite instead of silverpoint.
Jerome Okutho's insight:

This tutorial walks you through the process of drawing a female's face using a variety of drawing techniques. It also explains how to sketch proportions, outline facial features and add shading with hatching.

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How to Draw Hands

How to Draw Hands | Drawing and Painting Tutorials | Scoop.it
This project offers simple step-by-step illustrated instructions, to guide aspiring artists through the process of outlining a proportionately correct adult human hand.
Jerome Okutho's insight:

This tutorial shows you how to draw the proportions of the human hands. It also explains how hand shapes depend on a persons' size, age and gender, and describes how to put proportions on paper and outline the forms of a hand.

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How to Draw a Swan

How to Draw a Swan | Drawing and Painting Tutorials | Scoop.it
Feathers define the structural form of a swan, in much the same way as clothing defines the understructure of a person. In this project, you outline the various shapes of the swan, refine the contour drawing, add shading to define both form and texture, and use horizontal hatching lines to indicate the swan’s reflection in water.
Jerome Okutho's insight:

This drawing tutorial is for any artist who wants to practice drawing the anatomy of a swan. It explains how to sketch basic proportions, draw precise outline, shade the swan and draw water.

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