Basic Drawing Lessons (for free)

They say that there are two skills that most humans wish they were born with. The first – to sing and play in tune; the second – to draw with ease. Unfortunately, most of us can only stare with envy as some of the blessed ones give voice to their talents.

How to Draw It

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How to Draw it is a simple site but with lots of lessons. From the kid who is just beginning to take up the art to the guy who needs to go back to the basics, the lessons cover all. The beginner lessons are composed of 10 exercises from shading to use of watercolors. The fundamental concepts will require a lot of reading, but it’s worth that for understanding how creative art comes together. For instance: the laws behind good composition.

The specialty of the site seems to be the lessons that show how to draw different kinds of animals easily.


Drawspace

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Drawspace is definitely one of the best sites you could go to for learning how to draw and sketch. The person behind the site is Brenda Hoddinott. It’s not only the variety of things you can learn to draw or the well supported discussion board on the site. It’s also the layout of the site where you can jump straight to your skill level (Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced) or choose a particular skill from the dropdown. Then there is the Gallery of finished art to seek inspiration from.

You might especially like the high quality downloadable PDF tutorials that are detailed with illustrations and steps. You can also view them online. If you doubt your caliber as an artist, download and read the lesson titled ““ Understanding Talent. To access the lessons in full, you need to register (free).

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