Everyday People

Amazing Family Portrait Develops Before Your Eyes

Watch the talented artist, Giorgio Arcuri, create a masterpiece in “moments” as he uses a photograph to draw a family. The subject of this recent piece is fashion designer and model Chiara Ferragni, blogger of “The Blonde Salad” and author of the book by the same name. Whether you are a beginning or seasoned artist, it is always a good idea …

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Make a Cartoonish Drawing of a Man’s Face More Realistic

In this video tutorial by Cheri Crawford from DrawingTeachers.com, we learn how to draw a picture of a young man. Even though Cheri often draws people in a more cartoon-like style, she shows us that some carefully planned changes and additions to the original line drawing can leave us with a drawing that is a bit more realistic. Cheri uses a …

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How to Draw a Baby from Life

Drawing babies presents a unique set of challenges. There are several important distinctions between a baby’s face and an adult’s face. Drawing the face of a baby from a photograph may be challenging enough, but can you imagine drawing a baby from life? In the following videos from Lon Haverly and his TV series “You Can Draw!”, he does just …

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See How Easily You Can Draw Glasses on a Person

Do you have trouble drawing glasses? For most beginning artists (and even some more experienced ones), drawing glasses on a person is a constant sticking point that holds up completion of the drawing. In this article by Rio, the task of drawing glasses is simplified for beginners. Some common misconceptions about drawing glasses are addressed and corrected. We also see …

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How to Sketch a Woman with Something on Her Mind

Who knows what it is people are thinking? If only we could read minds, it would be a much more revealing world to say the least! No one is truly a mind reader. Still, you can’t say it wouldn’t be fun to try. That is one of the things SO interesting about sketching a person. A portrait artist gets to play mind-reader …

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So, You Want To Draw Guys? Here Is How To Draw A Man

Drawing humans can be difficult for many. We’re complex creatures, and we can easily tell when something is not right. One of the hardest issues for many is figuring out how to draw a particular gender. There are many great artists out there who can draw a beautiful woman but who cannot quite seem to capture the male figure. If …

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How To Draw Women That Really Look Like Women

Learning how to draw a woman is a challenge. Drawing the human figure after just learning the basics of drawing anything at all is tricky enough. A woman, though, has a distinct figure in comparison to a man. Furthermore, if you want your work to be clear and understandable to an audience, it is vital that they can immediately see …

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Tips and Tricks for How to Draw Children

So, you’ve decided to take up a bit of art as a good way to spend some of your free time and share your new found talent with those that can appreciate your work.  You may think you’ve gotten pretty good at it too since you’ve managed to draw some good portraits of yourself and adult family members and friends. …

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Let’s See How to Draw People

Have you always wanted to draw a realistic human face? Many people feel anxious if they are asked to draw people because they fear that their facial drawing will bear no likeness to the person. Portraiture is the art of creating portraits. A portrait can be defined as a drawing, painting, or photograph of a particular person. In short, portraits …

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