Pennywise the Dancing Clown, also known as It, was the title character of the Stephen King novel, a television series, miniseries, and films.
Who is Pennywise? "The character is an ancient cosmic evil which preys upon the children of Derry, Maine, roughly every 27 years, using a variety of powers that include the ability to shapeshift, manipulate, and go unnoticed by adults."
The idea of a scary clown is based on the uncanny valley, a hypothesis which "suggests that humanoid objects which imperfectly resemble actual human beings provoke uncanny or strangely familiar feelings of eeriness and revulsion in observers."
While clown-like actors have been a part of entertainment since ancient times, the development of modern circus clown makeup - complete with a white face, red triangles, and an exaggerated grin - has been making some viewers uncomfortable since 1801. Numerous spin-offs and spoofs of the scary clown motif have been made, such as the "Gutter Clowns" of the Disney animated series Pepper Ann.
Would you like to draw a cartoon of the villainous Pennywise the clown? This easy, step-by-step character drawing tutorial is here to show you how. All you will need is a pencil, an eraser, and a sheet of paper.
"I'm my bro's bro."
- Luigi, Super Paper Mario
Luigi is Mario's twin brother. He is younger, thinner, and a bit taller than his brother. Luigi debuted in Mario Bros. in 1983. Luigi was originally created to give the game a multiplayer option.
Luigi often helps or competes with his brother. He is known for cautiousness and cowardice, but he can act with bravery when a friend is in trouble. He has often played an integral role in saving the Mushroom Kingdoms. Sometimes, he is shown to be the smarter of the two brothers.
Did you know? Luigi may have been named after a popular pizza restaurant near Nintendo's North American headquarters. The name is also similar to the Japanese word for "similar," referring to his similarities to his brother.
Would you like to draw Luigi from Super Mario Bros.? This easy, step-by-step video game character drawing tutorial is here to help. All you will need is a pencil, pen, or marker and a sheet of paper. You may also want to color your finished character.
Chibi is a distinctive style of Japanese cartoon art. The term itself means "to make short." Chibi caricatures are often short in stature with large, oversized heads, consisting of up to half of the character's height. This style is also referred to as "super-deformed."
Chibi is used in anime cartoons and manga comic books to express strong emotions in a comical way. It is also adored by fans because it is so kawaii, or cute. Some cartoons are produced entirely in a chibi style, and others have chibi sequences. Fans often produce chibi caricatures of their favorite characters.
Famous anime that have featured chibi cartoon sequences or characters include Naruto, Squid Girl, Fruits Basket, Pokémon, and Dragon Ball Z.
Would you like to draw an adorable chibi boy? This easy, step-by-step anime cartoon drawing tutorial is here to show you how. All you will need is a pen, pencil, or marker and a sheet of paper.
In Norse mythology, Loki was "a cunning trickster who had the ability to change his shape" and even his gender. He was the son of a giant and considered one of the gods, the god of fire. He often caused trouble for himself and others, making himself an enemy to the gods. He became father to the goddess of death, a giant serpent, a wolf, and an eight-legged horse.
Since 1949, Loki has also been an antihero or villain of the Marvel Comics universe. He was the adopted brother of the superhero Thor. Loki earned the nickname "god of mischief" and worked against the interests of Asgard.
This drawing tutorial of Marvel's Loki is in chibi style. This "cute" artistic style deforms characters so that they are childlike, having small bodies, large heads, and large eyes. This is fitting for Marvel's Loki, who was hidden away by his biological father, Laufey, King of the Frost Giants, due to his diminutive size.
Would you like to draw a cute chibi cartoon of Thor's brother Loki? This easy, step-by-step supervillain drawing tutorial is here to show you how. All you will need is a pencil, an eraser, and a sheet of paper.
It is going to be Halloween soon, so we're going to draw a skeleton. There are quite a few parts in a skeleton, but if you use simple, basic shapes to help with the drawing, it is quite easy.
As we will be erasing the early "helper" shapes later, sketch the shapes lightly and have your eraser at hand.
We will start by drawing the skeleton's head first. The drawing is quite tall, so leave enough space so that everything will fit.
In the guide below, each step is highlighted in a light blue color.
You don't need any special pens or tools. A regular pencil, eraser, and paper are all you need. If you want, you can also color the drawing with colored pencils or pens.
"I can't believe I got kidnapped... again."
- Princess Peach, Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door
Princess Peach, formerly known as Princess Toadstool, first appeared in Super Mario Bros. in 1985.
Peach is the Princess of the Mushroom Kingdom, where she resides in a castle with the Toads, or Mushroom People. She frequently becomes a damsel in distress when Bowser and the Koopa Troop invade her kingdom, whisking her away as a prisoner. At times, Bowser even tries to marry her!
Mario and Luigi are Peach's longtime friends. Many of the games suggest a romantic relationship between Mario and Peach - after all, he is often rewarded with a kiss. Princess Daisy is Peach's best friend.
Peach is known for being kind, gentle, and stubborn yet cute. She is a peacemaker, even showing kindness to her enemies. The also apologizes for her needing to be rescued.
Would you like to draw Princess Peach? This easy, step-by-step video game character drawing tutorial can show you how. All you will need is a pencil, pen, marker, or crayon and a sheet of paper. You'll also want to color the princess, pretty in pink.
"You have two hands: one to help yourself and the second to help others."
Human hands are unique appendages. We have a prehensile thumb, for example, set at an angle that allows us to grasp objects and expertly operate tools.
This drawing guide takes a look beneath the surface of the hand. The skeleton hand can be seen in x-rays, which allow the bones to be viewed. Skeleton hands are also part of the dry skeletons of the deceased.
Skeletons are often used in Halloween iconography. They are also used to demonstrate the dangerousness or forbidden quality of places like tombs and hidden passages. In many movies, a skeletal hand may fall on someone's shoulder as they explore the unknown.
Would you like to draw a cartoon skeleton hand? This easy, step-by-step cartoon drawing guide is here to show you how. All you will need is a pencil, an eraser, and a sheet of paper.
Marvel Comics introduced the Ghost Rider persona in the early 1970s. The Rider has undergone a number of incarnations - originally, he was Johnny Blaze, who sold his soul to the devil. Later, Johnny's long lost brother Danny Ketch, a woman named Alejandra Jones, and youth Robbie Reyes inherit some of the antihero's powers.
What is a ghost rider? He or she has been called "the most supernatural superhero of all." At night, or whenever the need arises, the ghost rider's flesh turns to flames and his skeleton is visible. He can drive his vehicle at impossibly fast speeds and deliver bursts of fire from his hands. His powers come from the demons with which he is linked.
Appearing in comic books for decades, Ghost Rider has also appeared in video games and animated television series. The character was again brought to life in the 2007 film and its 2012 sequel.
The Ghost Rider is often identified as an antihero, "a protagonist who lacks conventional heroic qualities such as idealism, courage, or morality." He may at times do the right thing, but he made a deal with the devil. Often, his actions are driven by motives other than the typical superhero desire to help others.
Would you like to draw a ghost rider? This easy, step-by-step drawing tutorial is here to help. All you will need is a pencil and a sheet of paper. You may also wish to use crayons, colored pencils, markers, or paints to shade your finished drawing.
"Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all?"
- The evil queen, Disney's Snow White, 1937
Disney's version of Snow White may be the most universally known, but the story itself is much older. The German fairy tale was first published by the Brothers Grimm in 1812. Some experts believe it was based on the real life story of Margaretha von Waldeck, a German countess born in 1533. She was forced by her stepmother to move away, fell in love with the prince of Spain, and was poisoned by those who opposed the relationship. Another theory is that Snow White is based on a baroness born in 1725.
Another inspiration may have been the Roman legend of Chione, recorded by the poet Ovid. "Chione" means "snow" in Greek. In the legend, two gods fell in love with Chione. She was approached by one dressed as an old person, put to sleep by another, and killed by a goddess after boasting that she was more beautiful than she.
Would you like to draw Snow White? This easy, step-by-step Disney princess drawing tutorial is here to show you how. All you will need is a pen, pencil, or marker and a sheet of paper. You may also wish to color your finished princess.
Adorable babies are a staple among animated cartoons. During the 1990s, the babies of the animated series Rugrats dominated Nickelodeon's programming. Baby versions of many popular film, television, and video game characters - such as baby Mario and baby Luigi - have made appearances. And in recent years, feature films such as Storks (2016) and The Boss Baby (2017) have placed infantile characters in the spotlight.
Would you like to draw your very own adorable infant? Doing so is easy with the aid of this simple, step-by-step drawing tutorial. All you will need is a piece of paper and a pencil. New lines in each step are highlighted in blue. You may also want to have an eraser handy to correct mistakes and remove guide lines.
Use paints, crayons, colored pencils, or markers to color your finished drawing. Generally, girl babies are shown wearing pink and boy babies are clothed in blue. Did you know, however, that it hasn't always been so? Until the late 1800s, male and female infants around the world had been clothed in similar gowns, often white in color so that they could be bleached of inevitable spills.
When pastel baby clothes became popular in the early 1900s, pink was presented as a "strong" color for boys, and blue as a "delicate" color for girls. Some sources promoted using pink for blondes and blue for brunettes, or pink for brown eyed babies and blue for blue eyed babies. During the 1940s, the manufacturing industry settled on blue for boys and pink for girls. Therefore, be creative in choosing the colors for your drawing!
The fist is the gesture formed when the fingers and thumb are curled inwards into the palm of the hand. What does this gesture mean in terms of nonverbal communication?
One of the most universally recognized uses of the fist is that of punching. Forming a fist is essential to sports or martial arts such as boxing, karate, kung fu, and taekwondo. Forming or shaking the fist can in many situations be acknowledged as a threat of impending violence.
The raised fist is often used as "a symbol of rebellion, militance, resistance, and unity." A number of organizations have used a raised fist as a "secret handshake" among members, allowing them to identify one another; as a display of rebellion against certain authorities; or as a call to action.
Another use of the fist is the "fist bump." This is a greeting that may symbolize camaraderie, celebrate victory or accomplishment, or may simply be used in lieu of a traditional handshake. Some physicians recommend the first bump, rather than the hand shake, during cold and flu season to limit contact with germs. A "fist pump" - raising the fist repeatedly by bending the arm at the elbow - can also be used to signify victory of accomplishment.
Would you like to draw a fist? This easy, step-by-step drawing tutorial will help you to use simple lines and geometric shapes to do just that. All you will need is a pencil, a sheet of paper, and an eraser. You may also wish to employ crayons, colored pencil, markers, or paints to shade your finished drawing.
The Simpsons is the "longest-running animated television series in U.S. history," having been on the air since 1989. Short animated clips appeared as early as 1987.
The Simpsons is a satire of a dysfunctional American family. It is set in the fictional town of Springfield and often comments on pop cultural, social, and political issues.
Bartholomew JoJo Simpson, or Bart for short, is the eldest child of Marge and Homer Simpson. Bart was born on April 1, making him an incorrigible prankster. He is ten years old when the series begins. Bart is famous for catchphrases such as "Ay caramba!", "Eat my shorts!", and "Don't have a cow, man."
Bart is seen as a reflection of many children. He is very smart, yet he has ADHD and struggles with his schoolwork. His favorite pastimes include watching TV, reading comic books, and playing video games. He was named entertainer of the year in 1990 and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Would you like to draw Bart Simpson? This easy, step-by-step cartoon character drawing tutorial is here to show you how. All you will need is a pencil, an eraser, and a sheet of paper. You may also wish to color your finished drawing.