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How To: Draw a person's face like a professional

Draw a persons face with this lesson by a professional artist. Start with a basic oval shape. Draw a light guideline through the middle of the face, then a cross line where the eyes might go. Then, draw a line for the nose and mouth. This will leave your drawling divided in three sections. Next, you begin the eyes. Draw oval shapes on the eye line. Then, draw the circles for the middle of the eyes. Then draw in the brows. Next, begin drawing the nose then the mouth. Now you're ready to draw t...

How To: Draw a graffiti Smurf character

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a graffiti Smurf character. Start off by drawing the hat for the Smurf, then draw in the ear on the side of the head. Then, draw in the face and start to add in the details. Draw in the mouth, nose, and eyes. After this, draw in the upper body and the clothing that the Smurf is wearing. Add crinkled lines on the edges to make it look like the pants are too big, then draw in the feet, arms, and hands. Draw a spray paint can in the hand of the Smurf, then ...

How To: Draw a basic dragon

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a basic dragon. First, draw the basic outline for the dragon, including the tail, wings, head, and body. From here, draw over the outline with the final outline in darker pen. After this, start to add in the details to the face and body. Once finished with that, move onto adding in shading and additional lines to make it look more realistic. Then, add in your colors. Use darker colors where the shading is to create more depth with the character. From her...

How To: Draw a basic dragon

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a basic dragon. Start off by drawing the head of the dragon, then draw the neck and the rest of the body in a simple outline. Use circles throughout the body of the character to create a large body that looks realistic. Next, draw in details of the body of the character and the fur that is on the outside of it as well. Draw in the claws on the feet and the lines along the body to create a more realistic look. As you continue, erase any background lines a...

How To: Draw Lilo & Stitch

Begin by drawing an oval and attach two feathered shaped ears to head. Draw guidelines for the face. Draw the face and a marshmallow shaped torso. Add the legs and arms. Add the detail and start erasing the guidelines. Repeat the similar steps for Lilo. Once finished both characters, color them. Add a darker shade of the colors for shading. Outline the characters and add all the details. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy drawing on the computer and would like to learn how to dra...

How To: Draw Pikachu from Pokemon

In this video we learn how to draw Pikachu from Pokemon. First, draw the ears and the top of the head. After this, create the sides of the head and color in the tops of the ears. Draw in circles for the eyes and then draw in the nose, cheeks, and smile. Continue on to draw the rest of the body and the details of the chin of the character. Add in the details for the side of the body and then add in shading and body lines wherever possible. When you are finished, share this with others and be a...

How To: Draw a cute puppy

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a cute puppy. First, you will use a pencil to draw the outline of the body of the puppy. After this, start to draw the details of the face and add in the ears and details for the hair. Next, draw in the pupils of the eyes and then draw in the nose and the mouth. After this, draw in the details on the body and add in lines and shadowing. After this, add details to the paws and then erase any lines that you don't need. When finished, color this in or leave...

How To: Make a Canon Shutter Release Cable

This article will show you how to make a shutter release cable for a Canon camera. It took me about half an hour once all of my materials were gathered. I came in at a total of about eight dollars. It has three switches and buttons. The black button on mine triggers the auto focus. The red button triggers the shutter. Finally, the switch triggers the bulb mode, or long exposure. This can be used to take astronomical photos that show the movement of the stars in the picture. The release cable ...

How To: Draw an owl

In this video, we learn how to draw an owl on a computer. First, draw a circle, then two small triangles on both sides of the top of the head. Next, draw two very large circles in the middle of the face, separated by an upside down triangle and two large triangles on either side of that. Next, add pupils to the eyes, and add a line in the beak. Outline the eyes, beak, and eyebrows after this. Color in the owl brown and light brown, then add small black lines to the sides to make it appear lik...

How To: Paint on plexiglass

Watch this instructional painting video to begin painting on plexiglass. Create some cool effects using spray paint, paint thinner, acrylic paint. Make marks and unique textures using your finger, scratching tools and stencils.

Sewing the Invisible: Jum Nakao's Paper Couture

The challenge of creating garments with unconventional materials has become an all too familiar gimmick for most first year students at fashion schools. The end result is more often than not a catwalk of garbage bags, zip ties, plastic bottles and cans, assembled into a menagerie of mediocrity. Enter Jum Nakao. But while the Japanese-Brasilian artist/fashion designer does use an unconventional and impractical material (paper) for his collection "A Costura do Invisivel"(translation: "Sewing th...

How To: Quickly draw Shadow the Hedgehog

In this tutorial, we learn how to quickly draw Shadow the Hedgehog. First, you will need to draw the outline of Shadow, drawing in the entire body. After this, darken up the lines to make the final outline of the character. Next, draw in the details of the face and the body. Then, shadow in the sides of the character and create more details to make him look more realistic. When finished, you can choose to color him with the right colors or just keep it shaded. Add in more details if you need ...

How To: Do a simple Mario drawing

In this tutorial, we learn how to do a simple Mario drawing. First, take your pencil and start to draw the outline of the head. After this, you will draw in the mustache, nose, and mouth on his face. From here, draw in the hat on the top of the head and then draw in the eyes as well. Add in shading and lines to create additional details and depth in the drawing as well. Continue to draw in the body and the overalls that are on the body as well. Finish off with the legs and the shoes and then ...

How To: Add 3D effects and shading to graffiti letters

In this tutorial, we learn how to add 3D effects and shading to graffiti letters. To start, you will draw a simple letter with a pencil. Then, take one point under the letter in the middle and draw a darker outline. Next, you will draw an outline around the first outline to make it look 3D. Next, you will shade in the area in the middle of the letter and anything that is in between the first letter and the second. After this, you will add in lines and additional detailing to make the letters ...

How To: Draw a Pikachu Pokemon

In this video, we learn how to draw a Pikachu PokŽmon. First, you should have a picture of the character in front of you so you can better draw it. Start out by drawing the eyes and filling them in with marker. Next, draw in the rest of the face, including the nose and the mouth. After this, draw the ears at the top of the head, then connect in the middle to create the head shape. Draw the sides and bottom of the head, then draw the body. Add in circles for the cheeks, then continue to draw u...

How To: Draw a basic human figure

In this video, we learn how to draw a basic human figure. Start with a circle first as the head, then draw cross hairs over the circle to indicate the tilt and direction the head is facing. Then, add in the chin, shoulders, then circles where the joints are. Draw in the rib cage and spine, then the hip bones. After this, draw the legs and continue down until you reach the feet. When you finished with this outline, use a darker line to draw more details and shading in on the face and body. Whe...

How To: Draw a horse

In this video, we learn how to draw a horse. First, draw the outline of the horse's body. Start with a circle for the head and wispy lines for the rest of the body. Make large shapes that connect to see where the mass of the body will be. Next, draw in the head, tail, back, and legs of the horse. After you have the outline finished, erased the lines inside of the picture. Now, draw in details on the horse. Add in lines to show where the hair is, then draw in the nose and eyes to the face. Als...

How To: Draw Shadow the Hedgehog

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw Shadow the Hedgehog. Start off by drawing the head and then add in the spiked hair. After this, draw in the details of the eyes and continue down to the arms and the rest of the body. Draw in the feet and a gun in the character's hand. Now, use a pen to start drawing the outline over the pencil marks that you just made. Continue on to draw in details on the picture that make it look more realistic. After this, color in the picture with colored pens and u...

How To: Draw a Cool Cartoon Rabbit

In this video, Michael Weisner shows his viewers how to draw a cartoon rabbit. You will need paper and a writing utensil to complete this task. Michael had already previously outlined the picture of the rabbit in his video, but it is unnecessary to do so. You should begin by drawing the head of the rabbit, which is presented at an angle where one eye and the nose are clearly seen. Continue by drawing the rabbit's body, with a smooth curve for the back and some slight tufts of fur at its breas...

How To: Draw a realistic female eye

Drawing realistically proportioned eyes is one of the many aspects that make drawing the human face such a challenge for artists. This video demonstrates and includes detailed instructions for how to draw a realistic female eye in pencil. No kooky giant anime eyes here, this one looks real!

How To: Draw a super cute cartoon dog

This how to draw cartoons video shows how to draw a cartoon dog. Start off with the dog's head. Draw big ears, a little jagged at the bottom to show fur. Draw the top of the head, then a circle for the snout, and a nose on the end. Draw semicircles connected to the snout and draw dots inside for eyes. Draw a tongue hanging out, a neck, and a collar. Now draw the shoulders, and down to the front leg. This dog is sitting. Draw the body, then you can draw the back legs. Draw a pointed tail. Now ...

How To: Draw palm tree

Interested in sketching and drawing some sceneries? We could start it with a palm tree on a beach scene. You'll require a piece of paper, a pencil and a sketch pen. First draw the base (trunk). Then add some details with circular lines going along the trunk. Then we could start up with the coconuts as well as their details to give a rough effect. Now comes the highlight of the palm-tree leaves which have to be drawn properly to have that edgy effect. Finally add some details on the base of th...

How To: Draw a cartoon tiger

Are you having trouble with your animal drawings? Doodlekat1 shows us how to draw a cute cartoon tiger easily! You will need: blank piece of paper marker or pencil. For the head: Draw a big semi-circle and a small circle in the middle. Connect them using little curves then add the ears. For the nose: Draw a triangle on the top of the small circle then add the mouth, three dots and some whiskers. Draw two big shaded eyes. Draw stripes of varying sizes at the top and the sides of the head. Add ...

How To: Install fiber to the exterior cage of a Raku kiln

This intriguing video is part of a set by Simon Leach that teaches anyone at home to create a Raku kiln. In this video, he takes you in a simple, step by step guide from attaching in the fluffy fiber to the exterior cage with specialty buttons and wires. All the steps are very clear, and he even repeats them just in case so that even the most novice craftsman can follow along. It's both practical and educational, as he explains why things need to be done and what purpose they serve for the fi...

News: Screenprint Your Tights

We've seen screenprinted t-shirts, sweatshirts, maybe even a dress or tie... but what about tights? Predicted trend forecast for 2010, these hand printed tights are available in limited quantities from designer Les Queues de Sardines. You can buy now at (my favorite) Colette, the famed French boutique, always on the forefront of fashion.

How To: Turn your old backpack into a new fanny pack

Thread Banger and their friends at Ruffeo Hearts Lil Snotty show us how to transform our old backpack into a now hip (yes, they're hip again) fanny pack in just under two hours. With a disposable backpack, pattern weights, marking chalk, a zipper, seam ripper, scissors, a buckle, some pins, a sewing machine, and a downloadable pattern courtesy of RHLS, you can make your own custom-made fanny pack in time to show off at school the next day! A definite must-try.