Art Tutorials – Learn to Draw Step by Step

Learn how to draw it, paint it and create it all with step-by-step instruction from IMPACT authors, step by step.

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How to Draw a Kraken Sea Creature

The kraken has been a scourge of the seas ever since man first set sail. More than 200 feet (61m) in length, this giant sea creature was able to attack and destroy vessels up to the size of a galleon. At one time, it is possible this giant squid was of such massive dimensions...

How to Draw Comics: Chris Hart Interview

Check out this great video interview with cartoon artist Chris Hart, who spent some time in the studio with us at ArtistsNetwork.TV. Chris has built up a reputation for being one of the industry’s best artists and instructors. In this interview, he talks about how he got started with drawing by being challenged by...

Easy Steps for Drawing Figures & Faces with ArtistsNetwork.tv!

Chris Hart joins ArtistsNetwork.tv this week to share easy step-by-step lessons on how to draw figures and faces. His playful personality and friendly teaching style make the two most important “P’s” (perspective and proportion) fun and achievable, so you can draw with accuracy and success! In each of his new videos. Chris shares his...

How to Draw Manga People on a First Date

Valentine’s Day is coming up, and there are few things more romantic than a first date. One of my favorite lines in a song (Sweet Avenue, by Jets to Brazil) is “This day could someday be/an anniversary” and it captures all that nervous hope and anticipation. Such a heady feeling! Can you capture those...

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An Unexpected Christmas Surprise

Nothing makes me feel more awesome than seeing a book I edited on the shelf at a store–or so I thought, right until I saw Mastering Manga With Mark Crilley sitting on one of my niece’s laps on Christmas Day. “Where’d you get that?” I asked. “It’s one of my presents,” she replied, and...

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Happy 12/12/12!

This is a pretty awesome date on the calendar, yes? And to celebrate, IMPACT and North Light Books are having a pretty spectacular sale. Get titles like Ink Bloom at $5.40 if you order today, and Creating Comics from Start to Finish is just $5.00! There’s more, too, with some titles less than $2!...

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Seven Demonstrations for Your Drawing and Painting Pleasure

At IMPACT, we’re all about learning how to draw and paint. That’s what we do, so throughout the year we love to share drawing and painting how-tos on everything from how to draw a manga eye to learning new¬†watercolor painting techniques for painting seahorses. And we love knowing that you’re going to get some...

How to Ink in Comics

Batman Inker Jonathan Glapion shows off his inking techniques in this cool video. Watch for some tips and tricks you can try yourself, as well as discussion of ink and tools he uses. You can check out Jonathan’s blog and work (including a bunch more in progress) at http://www.jonathanglapion.com/.

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How to Draw a Minotaur

In today’s tutorial, we’re going back to the ancient Isle of Crete, to visit with a fierce and deadly Greek mythical creature: the minotaur. And after we’ve explored the origins, Emily Fiegenschuh, author and artist of The Explorer’s Guide to Drawing Fantasy Creatures, will take us through the steps needed to draw this fierce,...

Watercolor Techniques for Painting Sea Horses

Expand your watercolor techniques! In her new book, Dreamscapes Magical Menagerie, fantasy artist Stephanie Pui-Mun Law takes readers step-by-step through watercolor techniques for how to paint fantasy creatures and animals. Get a sneak peek inside the book with this demo on how to paint a sea horse in watercolor. Watercolor¬†Materials Surface: 6″ x 5″...