Dragons are described as large lizard-like creatures with a long scaly tail and known to breathe fire.
The key to capturing a realistic cat is understanding that beneath all that fluffy fur is a solid structure, says Kate Oleska. Follow this easy to follow, step-by-step guide for more helpful advice.
If you’re looking to learn how to draw water, this super short tutorial has some great tips. Give it a watch if you need to know how to draw realistic drops of water.
Once you’ve learned how to draw animals, you need to know how to make them work effectively within your paintings. This series of pro tips gives you great insight into drawing cartoon animals with personality, and how to use body language to tell a story with your creatures.
If the dragon is guarding a princess and keeping her prisoner, or guarding treasure, he would surely have a mean face and be breathing fire.
You might know how to draw flowers generally, but do you know to draw a rose? It’s one of the most popular flowers around, yet many artists hit a wall when trying to figure it out – here’s a step-by-step guide to nailing how to draw a rose.
Create your own fantasy storybook by using these simple dragon drawings complete with an easy outline to help you along the way.
This narrated step-by-step tutorial for beginners walks through exactly how to draw an eye. It’s easy to follow and will have you drawing realistic eyes in no time – no matter how good (or bad) you are at them now.
Not all dogs are alike, but there are some key rules to follow to ensure your dog drawing is realistic and anatomically correct. Kate Oleska offers a simple step-by-step guide to how to draw a dog.
Whether you want to learn how to draw animals, or you’re pondering how to draw people, or flowers, or even water, we’ve got you covered with this collection of drawing tutorials.
Fur can be difficult to paint effectively. In this set of pro tips, concept artist Mikaël Léger guides you through how to depict thick black fur on a large beast using Photoshop.
A great way to improve your figure drawing is to practise with quick sketches. This list of great tips shows you how to sketch a figure in just five minutes, with some key rules to help you get to grips with the process.
A rose by any other name would be just as complicated to draw
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As usual, these drawings of dragons are kept simple and you are welcome to use them for your projects.
Some drawings take too long so I leave them and start again. If they don’t work out the first time, I would never be happy with them so it’s faster to start another!
Here’s a book that finally dispels the mystery of sketching!
Discover how to add personality to creatures and characters that will make viewers care
Next up, it’s the king of all canines – how to draw a wolf. Believe it or not, there are many differences between dogs and wolves, so don’t just assume because you can draw one, you can also draw the other.
Learn how to draw a wolf with this easy-to-follow video tutorial
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Horses are notoriously difficult to capture. There’s no mass of fur to hide behind, plus, get it wrong and your steed quickly looks laughable. Find out how to draw a horse that looks realistic in this tutorial, which comes with a helpful video.
Learning to create realistic hands is a stumbling block for many an artist. This fantastic tutorial breaks the process down into easy steps, so you’ll be drawing realistic hands in no time. It also features some bonus tutorials for drawing hands.
He looks kind of friendly but then again, I never liked mean things too much!
In this video tutorial, discover how these canine breeds differ, before walking through the process of drawing a side view of a standing wolf. As a bonus, there’s also instructions on how to add a winter coat for those chillier months.
Master the art of drawing the world’s largest land animal with this in-depth how to draw an elephant video tutorial. Start with blocking in shapes and covering basic anatomy, to carving out the elephant’s mass and form of the body before diving into the details of this beautiful animal’s skin.
This tutorial walks though how to create an atmospheric landscape using chalk pastels, including how to create intensity and use highlights effectively.
Want to learn how to draw a bear that doesn’t look like a teddy? This drawing tutorial offers pro tips for getting the anatomy right, so that you can create a believable bear.
Draw better horses with a solid understanding of horse anatomy and mechanics
This detailed video walks through how to draw hair. It’s a long video – but you don’t have to watch it in one sitting, and you can fast-forward, too. If you want to find out how other artists draw hair, this is worth a watch.
Get some top tips for creating an atmospheric landscape in pastels
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Even using negative spaces is good for assistance when you draw any subject.
How would you design mythical dragon drawings? Below you can see what I produced from memory alone. Ok, it’s not something to frame but at this stage I’ve only been drawing for just over one year and I’m pretty excited that I created it!
The template below is a basic guide for you to practice copying and to give you inspiration to design different drawings of dragons.
This step-by-step guide shows you exactly how to draw a nose
Producing dragon drawings is an interesting pastime and it doesn’t matter if you make a mistake, your drawing can’t be judged in the fantasy world. There is no right or wrong way in fantasy so that makes it a good topic for budding artists to choose.
In keeping with the theory of fantasy, you can make dragons appear however you visualize them.
If you have no ideas on how to create a dragon from your imagination, you could always try a creative exercise with doodling.
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Traditionally, they represent good luck and are believed to repel evil spirits. … However, I know I wouldn’t be feeling too lucky if I was confronted with a fire breathing dragon!
Another tutorial for beginners, this video explains how to draw faces from scratch. You’ll learn how to draw female faces and males faces, and you’ll also find out how to demonstrate your characters by making just a few simple changes.
Keep adding features until you are satisfied with your version of a dragon.
Now this is the image of a dragon that I have held from childhood.
This step-by-step tutorial will guide you through how to draw a side view of a male African Lion, starting with the skeletal structure, then sketching in form, and finally adding details to create an accurate representation of a lion. The tutorial will also touch on the best way to depict a lion roaring.
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You’ll find pro techniques and tips on how to draw various popular subjects, plus we’ve included some great video tutorials right here in the article, so bookmark it and come back whenever you get stuck, or want to sharpen your drawing skills in another area.
Once you like your copied dragon figure, just add in some surroundings to suit your needs and your artwork becomes an original by you.
It’s easier if you draw your basic shape first and consider how you imagine him to look. Is he standing up breathing fire or is he resting?
Some of the drawing tutorials here use digital tools, while others focus on traditional methods – but there’s plenty of core skills to learn from both. So no matter what you want to learn how to draw, you’ll find something helpful here.
I like to have a drawing of a dragon with me, so I can just get a rough idea of an outline. Looking at another drawing also gives me ideas on how to make changes to the dragon – in other words, just let your imagination rule.
Noses are notoriously difficult to get right. In this tutorial, Kate Oleska breaks the process down into simple steps. She’s using oils, but the steps are relevant to any medium.
Use scattering-type texture brushes to blend elements and give the illusion of fur
This how to draw a bird tutorial is a step-by-step guide on drawing a side view of a bird, using an American Robin as an example. The lesson begins by explaining the six major body parts to watch for when drawing a bird, before carving out its mass and structure. Finally the guide will cover the fine details, such as the facial features, feet, and most importantly, the feathers. There are also tips on how to draw a bird with its wings open.
Since I am a beginner, I struggle with drawing from imagination so it’s one of my goals that I strive to achieve.
1. How to draw animals 2. How to draw people 3. How to draw nature