Learning how to draw the human body is a vital step for every artist. But it is also very intimidating for many. It doesn't have to be, though!
You don't need a model to help you learn how to draw people. All you need are these easy human body drawing guides!
Our human body drawing tutorials will break down each step so that you can easily follow along. You can start by drawing just one part of the body or feature of the face - for example, the eyes, feet, nose, or hands.
You will also learn how to break the body down into specific structures - first the skeleton and bones, then the muscles. You can even diagram your own organs for a biology class or science project!
The next step will be learning how to draw the body in motion. Once you've mastered the outline of the body, you can draw a person running. By positioning the body and limbs in different ways, you can make your character walk, run, or even fly!
Some people consider the face the hardest aspect to master when drawing people. You will find tutorials on how to draw different facial expressions, including a thinking face and a crying face.
Would you like to advance your portrait drawing skills even further? You can compare drawing a woman's face in a portrait, or forward-facing, style, and profile, or a side-facing perspective.
No matter how skilled or unskilled of an artist you are now, you can learn to draw realistic or cartoon-like people. These fun, easy human drawing tutorials are here to show you how.
Sharpen your pencil, grab some paper and an eraser, because it is time to start drawing!
Deoxyribonucleic acid or DNA is the basic building block of all life on earth. This microscopic double helix structure contains all the information needed to build a human, including you! Learn to draw DNA for your next science class.
Some people say that the eyes are the "windows to the soul." How you draw your character's eyes can certainly bring them to life. This beginner's tutorial will help you draw the pupil, iris, eyelids, and surrounding facial features.
Your brain controls your hand as you draw and allows you to understand the information you are now reading. Pictures of brains often denote intelligence. Learn to draw the outline of a person, and sketch the brain and other organs in their proper places!
The mouth can be used to communicate much - is the person smiling or frowning? Do their lips form a surprised "O" or are they pursed in frustration? Learn how to add this expressive facial feature to your next character.
In many cultures, people put their hands together, flattened and palm to palm, when engaging in prayer - verbal or internal communication with a god or other deities. Send up a prayer as you improve your drawing skills.
How many emotions can you convey through the expressions of the face? Drawing different facial expressions using the same character is an exercise that many illustrators use for practice. Can you impart a thoughtful expression with the help of this drawing guide?
A braid or plait is a centuries-old tradition used to beautify the hair or hold it back, away from the face. Once you've mastered the braid-drawing technique, you can design unique hairstyles for your characters.
Uh-oh! Does this crying tooth have a toothache? You can sketch this funny sign to remind yourself and others to brush and floss your teeth every day. Can you challenge yourself to draw a happy tooth as well?
Washing your hands is more important than ever! Draw this cute sign to remind yourself and others to scrub with soap and water. You should wash your hands for at least 20 seconds - can you draw them that quickly?
Did you know that the skull is not one bone, but many? You can see the faint lines between the connected bones in this drawing. Pair it with the portrait view of the skull, below, to identify all the bones.
The human skull is the basis for all the features of the face. You can learn the basic principles of face drawing or use this skull as part of a science project. Can you identify all the bones of the skull?