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.

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″...

Demo: Create Cool Sea Creatures with this Seahorse Drawing

Have you picked up the latest of Stephanie Pui-Mun Law’s Dreamscapes books? Dreamscapes Magical Menagerie will give you step by step instructions and tips to painting all sorts of fantasy creatures in watercolor. Plus, you also get great bits about legend and lore mixed in with the art to further inspire your work! Today,...

Demo: Drawing Villains with Sketch Card Mania

For years trading cards and sketch cards have been a popular item for collectors, youth and even those who are just looking for something cool. Today we have a special demonstration for you, where you can learn how to create a character for your very own, hand-drawn sketch cards! Taken from Randy Martinez and...