How to Draw a Trumpet

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The trumpet, also spelled trompette or trompete, is a musical instrument of the brass wind family. The term "trumpet" describes a number of instruments throughout history played by vibrating the lips against the mouthpiece. The earliest trumpets were made from the horns of animals such as rams or bulls, or conch shells. Today, trumpets are made of metal... Read more

How to Draw a Microscope

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A microscope is a scientific instrument "that produces enlarged images of small objects." The word "microscope" comes from ancient Greek words meaning "small" and "to see." Microscopes are used to investigate small objects that are too little to be seen with the naked eye... Read more

How to Draw a Volleyball

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Volleyball is a sport played by two teams of six players, in which a ball is batted back and forth over a net. The aim of the game is to keep the ball from touching the ground when on your side of the net... Read more

How to Draw a Ballerina

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A ballerina is a female ballet dancer. Professional ballerinas typically begin training before they reach seven years of age, and train six days a week throughout their careers... Read more

How to Draw a Computer

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The first modern computer was built in 1937. Early computers, however, had little in common with the devices we know today. For example, one computer built in 1946 "weighed 30 tons, and had 18,000 vacuum tubes" which were used for processing. When it was first turned on, it used so much electricity that it dimmed the lights in parts of Philadelphia. Yet, it could only perform one task... Read more

How to Draw a Cheerleader

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Cheerleading has been around since at least the 1880s, when college football first became popular at America's Ivy League schools. Participants were then called "yell leaders." Cheerleading combines dance, acrobatics, and flashy attire to encourage the team and stir up the crowd... Read more

How to Draw a Basketball Hoop

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Basketball is an iconic American sport. Its legendary players, such as Michael Jordan and LeBron James, are considered heroes. It is the only sport to date whose origins lie solely in... Read more

How to Draw a Baseball Player

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Baseball may be America's favorite pastime, but it was first played in England. Immigrants brought the game with them when they traveled to America, and its popularity... Read more

How to Draw a Baseball

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Baseball has been called "the great American pastime." The ball itself has a center made of rubber or cork that is wrapped in yarn. It is then covered with two peanut-shaped strips of... Read more

How to Draw a Football

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American football is one member of a family of sports that includes soccer, rugby, and Australian football. In each game, the teams try to get the ball through... Read more

How to Draw a Football Player

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Football players must wear special gear to protect themselves from injury. Most important is the helmet, which protects the head and brain. It has a hard outer... Read more

How to Draw a Teacher

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The teacher may represent the world's oldest profession. Parents and other adults often assume the role of teacher to small children, helping them attain the skills needed for... Read more

How to Draw an Alarm Clock

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Today, wind-up alarm clocks and even digital alarm clocks have largely been replaced by smartphones and other devices. Yet, the spring-driven alarm clock with its iconic... Read more

How to Draw School Books

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Books are a common symbol of school days. This is due in large part to the invention of the printing press some 600 years ago. Before books could be printed en masse, they had to be... Read more

How to Draw a School

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Today, the image of a schoolhouse is iconic of education itself. The concept of schools - formal groupings of students - existed as far back as... Read more

How to Draw a Backpack

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Is it back to school time where you live? Many children celebrate this time of year by "back to school shopping," receiving new clothing and... Read more

How to Draw a Cute Pencil

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The pencil is a simple object with a very long history. The earliest pencils were used in ancient Rome, then known as styluses. The stylus was a... Read more

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