Would you like to learn how to draw? Using step-by-step drawing tutorials is a great way to build skills and confidence.
How do step-by-step guides teach you how to draw?
Our drawing guides use a simple system. Click on a guide that interests you. Then, look at each picture. Copy the lines and shapes that you see highlighted in blue.
In the next picture, the lines you drew in the previous steps will have faded to black. New lines and shapes to draw will be highlighted in blue. A written description accompanies each step in case you get stuck.
Do you worry that you won't be able to draw complicated objects and characters?
Don't be! Our tutorials break down complex projects into easy-to-follow steps.
You'll learn how to identify straight lines, curved lines, circles, ovals, squares, rectangles, pentagons, hexagons, hearts, teardrop shapes, and more within the objects you see around you.
What types of things will you learn how to draw step by step?
You'll learn how to draw cute popular characters like Hello Kitty and Pusheen the Cat.
You'll learn how to draw anime characters, dragons, and other fantastic creatures.
You'll even be able to finish your homework with tutorials for drawing DNA, outer space, and realistic animals.
The best part is, the more you draw, the more you will enjoy drawing!
As your skills grow, you can combine characters and objects from different tutorials to illustrate stories or create interesting scenes.
With 100 tutorials to choose from, Easy Drawing Guides has something for everyone!
Pick your favorite from the list below, and let's get started.
“I gave a letter to the postman, he put it in his sack. Bright and early next morning, he brought my letter back.” - Elvis Presley, “Return to Sender.” Show you appreciation for your local postal worker with this cute cartoon.
What's your favorite food? If you said pizza, you're not alone - 21 percent of Americans prefer pizza, according to a Reader's Digest survey. Get ready for your next pizza party with the help of this easy drawing tutorial.
Dragons are a part of nearly every mythology, and they play a huge role in the stories and legends of today. What will you do with this dragon? Slay it, tame it, or seek its wise advice? The story is yours.
What makes a forest spooky? The trees are dry and leafless. The wind howls, and owls call out. The moon casts eerie shadows on the ground. This spooky forest has it all - only you can help your favorite characters brave it.
"Here comes Santa Claus, here comes Santa Claus, right down Santa Claus Lane..." You can ho-ho-have a great time learning how to draw this classic character. Did you know? The red-suited Santa Claus isn't an old tradition. It came from advertising campaigns during the early twentieth century.
Manga and anime characters often have wild, spiky hair. Learn how to craft your own character from scratch with the help of this drawing guide. Will he be a hero, a villain, or play a supporting role? The choice is yours.
Porcupines are one of the most unique animals in North America. They are huge rodents that are covered in sharp spines! Contrary to popular belief, porcupines cannot "throw" or "shoot" their quills. To get stuck, you have to bump up against one!
What do you do when you can't play your favorite MMO FPS - that is, massive multiplayer online first-person shooter game? You draw your favorite game characters, of course! Here, you can learn how to sketch the frightening Ragnarok.
“It is a truth universally acknowledged that a zombie in possession of brains must be in want of more brains.” - Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. Protect your brains by putting them to work! Learn how to draw even more interesting characters.
What are those tracks in the mud or snow? Could it be someone's pet dog or cat? Or is it something wild - a cougar, coyote, or bear, perhaps? Learn how to draw what you saw with this paw print drawing guide.
These strange-looking animals are actually fish. Fun fact: seahorses are the only animal species in which the male gives birth. He places the eggs in a pouch on his stomach to protect them. After they hatch, dad gives birth!
In ancient Greek mythology, Poseidon was the god of the sea. He's also been the inspiration for many modern characters, including Aquaman and Ariel's dad, King Trident, from Disney's The Little Mermaid.
Niagara Falls, Angel Falls, Victoria Falls - there are many famous waterfalls in the world. Each one is different, but stunning in its power. Add a few to your bucket list, and illustrate them with the help of this drawing guide.
Do you dream of becoming a dinosaur or a unicorn, or sleeping on a marshmallow? So does Pusheen the Cat. Invite this rolly, polly kitty over for some furry fun when you learn how to sketch this popular comic character.
Did you learn this nursery rhyme when you were little? "Here is the church, here is the steeple, open the door, and out come the people." You can learn to draw just such an edifice with the help of this drawing guide.
Hello Kitty was created to exemplify "the epitome of Japanese cuteness." She's now a popular character around the world, embraced by children, teens, adults, and many subcultures. Who will your Hello Kitty turn out to be?
"And now my beauties, something with poison in it I think, with poison in it, but attractive to the eye and soothing to the smell . . . poppies, poppies, poppies will put them to sleep." So said the Wicked Witch of the West from the Wizard of Oz. Like her, you can summon a whole field of poppies from thin air!
"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not." So said the Lorax. This is true of your drawing skills - sketching takes practice - but also of the big problems in the world around us. You can use the Lorax to make a poster supporting conservation or raising awareness for climate change.
Do you feel like a queen today? Prove it! Hone your royal skills and learn to draw one. You'll be singing, "If all of the kings had their queens on the throne, we would pop champagne and raise a toast. To all of the queens who are fighting alone, baby, you're not dancin' on your own."
If you hear a bird singing its heart out in your backyard, it may be a mockingbird. Learn how to draw this animal that has been featured in classic and popular literature, including To Kill a Mockingbird and the Hunger Games saga.
Doing things in secrecy is often referred to as "cloak and dagger." Daggers have also played a role in real and literary history. For example, "O happy dagger! This is thy sheath," is a famous line from Romeo and Juliet. Learn to draw this storied weapon.