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.

Sketch Fantasy Art

How to Draw a Fairy

Out of all the mystical creatures that exist, fairies seem to pop up the most. So when it came time to create Sketch Fantasy Art, there was no way we were going to leave out our fairy peeps! But even less frequently drawn are the ever-so-elusive male fairies. That’s why, for this time around,...

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How to Draw a Sea Horse

Sea horses are those rare creatures that tend to fascinate both modern and fantastical thinking people and, of course, anyone in between! In Stephanie Pui-Mun Law‘s latest book, Dreamscapes Magical Menagerie, she incorporates both a step-by-step drawing and painting sequence to perk up the drawing hand of even the earliest kind of beginner. Although...

How to Draw an Awesome Alien

Some people claim they’ve had encounters with aliens but, having never seen one, Steve Barr, author of Draw Crazy Creatures, had to make a wild guess as to what one would look like. Check out his idea of what makes an Awesome Alien so out of this world cool and try your hand at...

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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...