Drawing a Face Drawing faces is easy with these simple tips for absolute beginners. All you need is 3 pieces of card and a pencil, oh, and some paper. If you were to measure your own face you’ll find some interesting facts. Did you know that the width of an eye equals the gap between […]

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You can draw with Pen and Ink If you have never tried to draw lines in pen and ink, you don’t know what you’re missing. This art tutorial covers drawing lines with pen and ink using 3 different types of pen. The three pens I use in the video are a simple dip pen, an […]

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Want to learn to draw a burger? Most of us eat burgers at some point. In this art tutorial I explain how to draw a burger, including the lettuce and the tomato. In fact, all the elements that make up the classic beef burger. I start the drawing by sketching the basic shape of the […]

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In this easy drawing art tutorial I explain, using a simple step by step approach how to draw an elephant in easy to follow simple stages. We start with just a few oval shapes drawn very lightly and progress to an outline. I teach you how to make the outline suggest the elephant’s wrinkled skin. […]

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Want to learn how to draw a book simply? This video will explain how to draw a book step by step. It will illustrate how a books edges are parallel but may not look parallel when seen at an angle. It will also explain how, by using a vanishing point, you can draw the edges […]

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In this short motivational art video I explain that everyone in the world can draw, providing they can write. I’ll show how our brains are programmed to read shapes and these simple shapes occur in our writing and in our drawing. I’ll show that teachers were not teaching you to write but to draw. What […]

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Learning to draw cliffs and crevasses can be a little daunting because they appear difficult to draw. This art tutorial explains how to draw cliffs and crevasses step by step in a simple way that even beginners can understand.  Starting with just a wavy line and a few vertical lines the basic structure can be […]

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Drawing bananas can be interesting, but in this video I am going to take a different approach. I’m going to show you how to draw bananas with two pencils because it’s much more creative. First, you’ll need to tape the pencils together, using different types of pencil can be interesting. Then sketch the bananas as […]

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Why Draw? Successful drawing is essentially about confidence, perseverance and developing skills. All of which are greatly influenced by your  attitude to what you produce. I meet lots of people who can draw, but they under-estimate their abilities. They seem to be dismissive of their own work, perhaps because they lack the confidence to see […]

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Successful drawing is essentially about confidence, perseverance and developing skills, all of which are greatly influenced by your  attitude to what you produce. I meet lots of people who can draw, but they under-estimate their abilities and seem to be dismissive of their work, or they lack the confidence to see the value in their […]

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This art tutorial is Part 6 of my Start drawing series and shows you how to draw a pot simply. This art tutorial explains how, by using your wrist as a compass, you can create the sides of the pot symmetrically. I also explain about how light from one direction creates shadows and highlights and […]

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Drawing a horse’s head can be difficult, but in this art tutorial I’ll explain how simply you can draw a horse’s head by starting to sketch two circles. The two circles will help get the proportion of the head just right. Using 2B and 4B pencils I show how to create the outline of the horse’s head […]

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