Drawings of people are an integral part of most cartoons, comic books, and fine art. Yet, many artists find drawing people accurately to be a difficult task.
Would you like to be able to add a cute cartoon girl to your own art collection? Now you can, by following this easy, step-by-step drawing guide.
All you will need is a piece of paper and a pencil. You may also want to use an eraser to correct any mistakes, and crayons, colored pencils, or markers to color your finished drawing.
Each step of this simple drawing guide is accompanied by an illustration. In each step, new lines added in that step are shown in blue. Lines drawn in previous steps appear in black.
Sketch lightly at first, as you will be erasing some of your early lines, called guide lines, as you go along.
Begin by drawing a circle.
Using a curved line, enclose an oval to form ears on each side of the head.
Erase the guide lines from the ears.
Draw a series of connected, curved lines across the upper portion of the circle, allowing the lines to meet in points. This forms the detail of the easy girl's drawing hair.
Using a long, curved line, enclose a round, circular shape across the top of the head, from ear to ear.
Erase the guide line left from the original circle.
Draw pigtails on each side of the girl's head. For each pigtail, draw two curved lines extending from the head, meeting in a sharp point.
Extend two short lines from the bottom of the head of the cute girl. Connect the lines using a short, curved line.
Extend a short, straight line from each side of the neck. From these lines, extend a long, curved line downward.
Connect the long, curved lines using another curved line. Draw a roughly rectangular shape around the base of the neck of the easy girl drawing.
Extend two slightly curved lines diagonally from the left shoulder of the cute girl.
Extend two lines from the right shoulder, creating a mirror image.
Draw hands at the end of each arm. For each hand, draw several connecting, overlapping lines to form fingers.
Extend four curved lines from the bottom of the figure of the easy girl drawing. These lines will form the legs.
Draw a foot at the bottom of each leg by enclosing the figure with a curved line.
Draw a curved line across the top of each foot to form the shoes.
Draw the eyebrows using two curved lines each. The lines should meet in a sharp point on each end.
Draw two large circles in the middle of the face. Draw a "U" shaped line for the nose, and a curved line to form the smile for the cute girl. Place a dot at each end of the smile line. Draw a curved line beneath the smile to indicate the chin.
Draw a curved line to add detail within each ear. Draw a smaller circle within each eye, and two tiny circles within the inner circle. Shade the area between the tiny circles and the inner circle. Draw a series of curved lines across the torso.
Color your cartoon girl. Does she have blonde, brown, black, or red hair? Is her skin pale or dark, and what color are her eyes? What does her dress look like? It's all up to you, so be creative!
Have you ever wanted to be able to draw a beautiful rose? This easy step-by-step drawing tutorial outlines the steps necessary to draw a cartoon style rose, complete with leaflets.
This project has a lot of details, but you can complete it easily by carefully following the instructions below.
In each step, previously drawn lines are black and the new lines added to the sketch are blue in color.
You won't need any special tools to complete this sketch. Follow this simple guide using any type of paper, as well as a pencil, pen, marker, or other writing tool. If you'd like, you can color your finished product.
Would you like to draw a beautiful flower? Doing so is simple with this drawing tutorial. By following the step-by-step instructions in this drawing guide, you will soon be able to sketch your own rose, complete with leaves and a stem.
You will not need any special tools to create this drawing, only paper and a writing implement - a pencil, a pen, or a marker.
Sketch lightly at first, as you will be erasing some of your lines as you go along.
There are many details in this drawing, but the illustrations below show you each step. In each image, the blue line is a new addition to the drawing.
"The eyes are the window to the soul." So states an antiquated maxim. To scientists, however, the eyes are very interesting. For example, researchers are currently developing technology that could use patterns in the iris of the eye to identify people, much as the fingerprint is used currently. Movies and television have long depicted such technology, but it may soon become a reality. In fact, some airports are already testing this 'eye ID' technology.
To artists, the eyes hold another interest. The eyes are surrounded by many, many small muscles, and the movement of these muscles is an indicator of emotion on the human face. Our eyes, for instance, can show whether we are happy, sad, angry, frightened, excited, or bored.
The eyes, then, are an important means of expressing these emotions in the visual arts, yet many artists find the eyes to be one of the more difficult portions of the human face to capture accurately. What is more, it is almost paradoxical that the eyes are one member largely responsible for our ability to draw the eyes of another.
Almost every drawing or painting of humans or animals includes eyes, whether open or closed. As such, many styles have developed. The simplest eyes involve nothing more than a solidly shaded dot. Other simple eyes consists of a circle with a shaded dot inside it. The Japanese manga and anime art styles often lend straight lines and squared corners to the shape of the eye.
Would you like to draw a pair of eyes? Perhaps you are working on a portrait of a friend or family member. Now, the complicated task of drawing realistic human eyes is easy with the help of this simple, step-by-step drawing guide.
All you will need is a pencil, a piece of paper, and an eraser. You may also want to use crayons, colored pencils, markers, or paints to shade your finished drawing. Notice that each step of this drawing guide includes an illustration as well as explanatory text. New lines added in each picture are highlighted in blue.