Drawing Foundations

How to Draw Hands Without the Hassle

Learning how to draw hands is one of the most important things you can do if you want to be a good figurative artist. But why are they so difficult to get right?
And what if there was a simple way to draw hands that didn’t involve years of study and piles of textbooks? Relax – it’s all here in our ultimate guide to drawing hands.

Character Design Ideas: Building the Perfect Reference Library

Need character design ideas? Start by building the perfect reference sheet This is part 3 of a 3-part series on designing characters Part 1 – Character design tips for better concept art Part 2 – How to write an outline for your character Part 3 [You Are Here] – Building the perfect reference library Many – if not all –  the …

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Create Your Own Character: How to Write an Outline for Your Characters

Writing an outline is the first step towards creating a great character design This is part 2 of a 3-part series on designing characters Part 1 – Character design tips for better concept art Part 2 [You Are Here] – How to write an outline for your character Part 3 – Building the perfect reference library Looking to create your own …

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Character Design Tips For Better Concept Art: 5 Step Process

Want to learn how to design a character? Start right here…

As you’ll soon discover, there’s a whole lot that goes into designing a character before you’ve even started drawing anything.

And this is the part where many people go wrong, because they jump right into the drawing before doing any of the necessary prep work.

Sound familiar? We’ve all made this mistake at some point, so here’s the solution:

Comic Penciling | 02 |How to Draw Female Child Proportion

Take a look at the final painting in this lesson: How to Draw Female Child Proportion Want to learn how to draw children for your art project? In this lesson, you’ll learn the basics of anatomy in order to create the main character, Alice, from Lewis Carroll’s hugely popular novel, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. But …

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Pin Up Sailor Girl | 07 |Drawing the Hairstyle

How to Draw Hairstyles: Start With Good Reference Before you start learning how to draw hairstyles – especially if you’ve never drawn that particular style of hair before – it’s a good idea to spend at least a few minutes getting some good reference either online or from a magazine. The hairstyle that LaurieB! has chosen for …

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