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.

Beat the Heat! Drawing Summer Outfits For Your Characters

Happy 4th of July everyone! I’m sure a lot of you are probably outside enjoying the sun, cooking up some burgers and getting ready to light up some fireworks. It’s a great holiday to spend outside relaxing.  While you’re outside hanging with friends and family you can easily work on sketching summer...

How to Draw Folds and Draping in Clothing

When drawing your characters you’ll want to think about the clothing design. Are they from the past? The future? Do they live in a fantasy world? Make sure your character and clothing design matches the setting. Drawing clothing and making it look realistic can be a challenge, but with a few...

Grab Your Four-Legged Friend, It’s Take Your Dog to Work Day!

It’s Take Your Dog to Work Day! AKA one of the best holidays of the year. Who doesn’t love getting snuggles from their four-legged friends? It’s a definite mood booster. Take Your Dog to Work Day was started back in 1999 by Pet Sitters International, Inc. (PSI for short) to “celebrate the great companions...

Painting Animal Eyes: Watercolor Birds

Everyone has heard that phrase, “The eyes are the window to the soul.” Human or animal, the eyes are very expressive. Getting the eyes right in your art is important. We’re here to help! Painting animal eyes or human eyes is easy once you learn how to break it down. Today’s...

How to Create Character Details, Inspired by Wonder Woman

Creating character details is really important when developing your own character. Specific details will inform your readers about that character with just a glance and make them recognizable. Costume elements can play into the story you write as well.  With the new Wonder Woman movie out, I’ve been diving deep into...

How to Draw Medieval Clothing

I’ve long loved costume design and seeing the gorgeous historical costumes from the many different fashion eras. Each era has a signature style. Medieval clothing definitely had a look of its own. With today’s post you’ll learn some of the history of medieval clothing so that you can draw it for...

Communicating Character Design with Colors

Today’s post comes from YouTube sensation Josiah “Jazza” Brooks and his book with IMPACT, Draw With Jazza. Colors are a great way to define character traits. Read on and use the handy character color wheel below for reference when creating your own character. Working With Color Exploration and experimentation are crucial to finding...

How to Add Weathering to Your Cosplay

Weathering can add a dimension to the armor and props that you create for your cosplay. Learn how to add weathering to a piece with this free tutorial.