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.

Mastering Manga 2: How to Draw a Hand

Hands can be intimidating to draw. Learning how to draw a hand is an essential skill if you want to draw people. There are a lot of ways to draw hands, but we’ll break down how to draw a hand with an easy guideline tutorial from Mastering Manga 2 by Mark Crilley.   For the...

Learn How to Draw a Dog with a Free Tutorial!

Dogs are man’s best friend. I’m a cat person myself, but any time I see a dog I can’t resist running over to pet and play with it. Now you can learn how to draw a dog with this free step-by-step demonstration from Cartoon Animal Friends by Char Reed. Today’s tutorial will show how to...

Technique Tuesday: How to Draw Feathers

From birds to angels and gryphons to pegasus, feathers can seem like a tough thing to draw for your fantasy illustrations. Don’t worry, we’ll break it down. Today’s Technique Tuesday covers how to draw feathers. We hope this free tutorial from Dreamscapes Myth and Magic makes those complicated little feathers and wings seem less...

Drawing Anime Villains: Cats, Birds, Insects and More

Every anime has its heroes, but of course you can’t have a good show without anime villains! Sometimes the anime villains are actually the more interesting characters. Your anime or manga might have a mighty sorcerer or a fierce anthro feline. Maybe there’s a queen bee ordering everyone around. We’ve pulled pages from Draw...

How to Draw Cartoon Eyes

The eyes are the window to the soul they say. They can also feel like a challenge to draw. We want to make it easier for you. Today’s post will teach you how to draw cartoon eyes. We’ve pulled out a step-by-step demonstration of how to draw cartoon eyes from Drawing Cartoon Faces by...

How to Draw a Metallic Shine

Creating a reflection or a metallic shine on an object can seem like a daunting task. You need the reflection to have dimension so it looks realistic as the material you’re trying to convey. Some metals have been beaten up or worn down and have less shine, but for a shiny new suit of...

How to Draft a Basic Cosplay Pattern

Learn how to draft a basic cosplay pattern with this step-by-step tutorial from one of IMPACT’s new titles, The Costume Making Guide by Svetlana Quindt AKA Kamui Cosplay. While armor patterns do not end up as a visible part of your final costume, creating them will be an amazing help in defining the shape...

How to Draw Transparent Fabric

Drawing fabric can be tough. Learning how to draw transparent fabric is even more of a challenge! Transparent fabric has a very particular look. In the latest from Irene Flores, Sci-Fi Fashion Art School, you’ll learn all you need to draw science fiction characters, styles and scenes. Your character will look different depending on...

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National Comic Book Day Free Comic Step Out!

In honor of the nerd of all holidays, National Comic Book Day, IMPACT always tries to share something fun with our fans. Last year we had a great video by Mark Crilley on how to make manga and comic book panels, but this year we’ve got a demonstration straight from the pages of our...

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How to Draw an Anthro Pony

Hybrid creatures with human and animal traits are called anthros, or furries. Anthro is short for anthropomorphized, which means attributing human characteristics to nonhuman things. Even with all four hooves on the ground, stylized cartoon ponies are anthropomorphized to a degree (consider their human expressiveness), but we can push them even further by adjusting...