Fitting The Head Onto The Body

Fitting The Head Onto The Body

In this very short figure drawing lesson I’d like to share with you how I begin to fit the head onto the shoulders. The two key words are short and begin. In case you have not noticed I am a big believer in repetition in the mother of skill. I tend to teach the...
Mapping Out Proportions

Mapping Out Proportions

With this particular figure drawing I started with an abstract shape. It’s definitely a different way to start. Now what I’d like to share with you is how to branch out from the legs into drawing the torso. That is drawing the torso with correct...
Get Your Ideas Onto Paper Fast

Get Your Ideas Onto Paper Fast

I’m still amazed by the fact that many artists do absolutely no prep work before starting on their final illustration. Seriously. They just sit down and start working on their final piece with no concept concerning the structure of their image. Ultimately as...
Critique Of The Week – How To Draw A Cat

Critique Of The Week – How To Draw A Cat

Paul a member of Drawing Tutorials Online just recently uploaded one of his images for a critique. I really liked his drawing of this cute furry cat. The drawing was done in a combination of pencil, colored pencil, pastels (both pencil and stick), as well as charcoal....