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100 Easy Drawing Tutorials for Beginners and Beyond!

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We live in great times, when all the knowledge of the world is just within our reach with the power of the Internet. Do you want to learn how to draw? No need to go to an art school, or to pay a personal teacher. There are a lot of free materials you can use to learn, or to draw something easy instantly. But the Internet is also a big place, easy to get lost in, so I've prepared a collection of 100 easy drawing tutorials for you. 

Easy Step-by-Step Drawing Tutorials

Drawing is a complex skill, impossible to grasp in one night, and sometimes you just want to draw... something, to create a drawing you'll be proud of without having to wait months for decent results. Here the simple step-by-step tutorials come to help. You can do them with little to no previous experience, and good results are almost guaranteed, if you follow the instructions carefully.

  • How to Draw Simple Cute Animals in Chibi Style With Videos

    How to Draw Simple Cute Animals in Chibi Style (With Videos!)

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to draw five simple chibi animals, and also how to create more just by applying the same rules to your own drawings. Each drawing is accompanied by a video!

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  • How to Draw Simple Christmas IconsWith Videos

    How to Draw Simple Christmas Icons—With Videos!

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to draw four Christmas and winter themed mini-illustrations. You don't need to wait for Christmas to draw them!

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  • How to Draw a Mandala

    How to Draw a Mandala

    Drawing mandalas can be very relaxing, and it's you who decides what the final result is supposed to look like. So it can't go wrong!

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  • How to Draw a Snowflake

    How to Draw a Snowflake

    Regular things are the easiest to draw, and they can also be very beautiful. In this tutorial, you will learn how to draw a snowflake step by step, and how to use the same method to draw your own unique snowflake.

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  • Drawing for Kids Draw a Pony

    Drawing for Kids: Draw a Pony

    Sometimes it's best to go back to basics and draw something as easy as possible. This tutorial was created for kids, but you can enjoy it at every age!

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  • Drawing for Kids Draw a Running Pony

    Drawing for Kids: Draw a Running Pony

    Want to try something slightly more difficult? In this tutorial you will learn how to draw your pony in a more dynamic pose.

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  • Drawing for Kids Draw a Cute Baby Fox

    Drawing for Kids: Draw a Cute Baby Fox

    This tutorial combines a cute end result with simple to follow instruction, perfect for kids and beginners.

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  • Design Such Tutorial Many Fun How to Draw Doge

    Such Tutorial, Many Fun: How to Draw Doge!

    Drawing should be fun, and what can be more fun than drawing a meme character? In this tutorial you will learn how to draw the famous of dogs, Doge, step by step.

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  • How to Draw a T-Rex Dinosaur

    How to Draw a T-Rex Dinosaur

    Who doesn't love dinosaurs? In this tutorial, you will draw the most terrifying of them—the mighty T-Rex.

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  • How to Draw a Unicorn Step by Step

    How to Draw a Unicorn Step by Step

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to draw a real unicorn step by step, with an elegant body, shiny mane, and a twisted horn.

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  • How to Draw Vault Boy From the Fallout Series Step by Step

    How to Draw Vault Boy From the Fallout Series Step by Step

    You can make drawing more fun by using a topic you like. In this tutorial, you will draw the mascot of Vault-Tec, the famous Vault Boy.

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  • Learn How to Draw Cute Chibi Kawaii Pokemon Characters

    Learn How to Draw Cute Chibi Kawaii Pokemon Characters 

    Fan art is a great way to show your appreciation towards the creation of others. Do you like Pokemon? Then you'll love this series of simple tutorials!

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  • Fly My Pretty How to Draw a Winged Monkey Step by Step

    Fly, My Pretty! How to Draw a Winged Monkey Step by Step

    In this Halloween special, you will learn how to draw a creature from children nightmares—a winged monkey from the Wizard of Oz.

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  • Learn How to Draw Patterns Step by Step

    Learn How to Draw Patterns Step by Step

    Drawing doesn't always need to be about real things—you can have a lot of fun by drawing simple patterns, and this tutorial will show you how.

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  • How to Draw Animals Butterflies Their Anatomy and Wing Patterns

    How to Draw Animals: Butterflies, Their Anatomy and Wing Patterns

    In this tutorial, you'll learn how to draw four species of beautiful butterflies, as well as how to design your own butterfly wings.

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  • How to Draw a Roaring Lion Step by Step

    How to Draw a Roaring Lion Step by Step

    Roar! In this tutorial, you'll draw a fierce lion step by step, simply, but accurately.

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  • How to Draw a Car From Scratch

    How to Draw a Car From Scratch

    In this tutorial, our instructor James Butler will show you how to draw a sports car step by step.

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  • How to Draw Transport Drawing a Historic Plane From Scratch

    How to Draw Transport: Drawing a Historic Plane From Scratch

    Do you like airplanes? Then you'll love this step-by-step tutorial about drawing the Supermarine Spitfire.

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  • How to Draw Vehicles Motorcycles

    How to Draw Vehicles: Motorcycles

    In this tutorial by James Butler, you'll learn how to draw a super-fast motorcycle step by step.

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  • How to Draw Transport How to Draw a Military Tank

    How to Draw Transport: How to Draw a Military Tank

    Tanks can be a beautiful subject to draw, if you take a closer look at them. In this tutorial, you will learn how to draw this deadly, heavy machine.

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  • How to Draw a Classic Steam Locomotive From Scratch

    How to Draw a Classic Steam Locomotive From Scratch

    Choo-choo! In this tutorial, you will draw the favorite topic of many children—a train.

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  • How to Draw Vehicles Tractors

    How to Draw Vehicles: Tractors

    In this tutorial, James Butler will show you the world of working vehicles: tractors.

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How to Use Drawing Tools

Drawing is not only about what you draw, but also how you do it. It's important to get a good grasp of the tools, because even a simple pencil isn't as simple as you might think. You can learn by reading about the tools, and also by following an instructor to learn their techniques.

  • Pencil Drawing Techniques

    Pencil Drawing Techniques

    In this tutorial, you will learn all the basics of using a pencil—everything in one place!

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  • 2B or Not 2B A Guide to Pencil Drawing Techniques

    2B or Not 2B? A Guide to Pencil Drawing Techniques

    In this tutorial, you will learn the basic drawing techniques explained in an easily understandable way.

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  • Pencil Blending Tools

    Pencil Blending Tools

    In this tutorial, you will learn what tools you can use to blend various shades drawn with your pencils to create more realistic textures.

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  • Drawing Realistic Mouth and Teeth

    Drawing Realistic Mouth and Teeth

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to use various pencils to draw a realistic mouth with teeth. You will also learn how to aid yourself in this task.

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  • How to Draw a Lizard With Ink Liners

    How to Draw a Lizard With Ink Liners

    In this tutorial, our instructor Eugenia Hauss will show you how to use a less popular drawing tool—ink liners—to create a fantastic end result.

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  • How to Draw Spring Flowers With Colored Pencils

    How to Draw Spring Flowers With Colored Pencils

    In this tutorial, Eugenia Hauss will teach you how to draw beautiful flowers using colored pencils.

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  • How to Draw a Dalmatian Dog

    How to Draw a Dalmatian Dog

    In this tutorial, Eugenia Hauss will teach you how to use ink liners to draw a super cute Dalmatian dog.

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  • How to Draw Trees

    How to Draw Trees

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to draw three different trees from scratch using various pencil techniques.

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  • How to Draw a Rose

    How to Draw a Rose

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to draw a beautiful rose from scratch, step by step.

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  • How to Draw on a Tiny Budget Single Pencil Drawing

    How to Draw on a Tiny Budget: Single Pencil Drawing

    Do you want to learn how to draw, but you don't have money to buy all these fancy tools? In this tutorial you will learn how to draw a lion step by step using only one pencil!

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  • How to Draw Grass Ground and Rocks

    How to Draw Grass, Ground, and Rocks

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to draw something to put under the feet of your characters.

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  • How to Draw a Flower

    How to Draw a Flower

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to draw three different flowers step by step.

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  • Draw the Elements How to Draw Fire

    Draw the Elements: How to Draw Fire

    Elements can be difficult to draw, but they can also make every drawing more interesting. In this tutorial, you will learn how to draw a candle flame, a fireplace, and a thrown flame.

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  • How to Draw Wood

    How to Draw Wood

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a wood texture with pencils. The same technique can be used for many applications.

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  • How to Draw a Winter Landscape From Scratch

    How to Draw a Winter Landscape From Scratch

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to draw a beautiful winter scene: snowy mountains, a frozen lake, and evergreen trees.

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  • How to Draw a Realistic Eye

    How to Draw a Realistic Eye

    It's not easy to draw a realistic drawing, but the effects are definitely worth it. In this tutorial you'll draw a realistic eye step by step with pencils.

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  • How to Draw Stone and Rock Textures

    How to Draw Stone and Rock Textures

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to draw rock textures using pencils.

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  • How to Draw Fabric Silk and Wool

    How to Draw Fabric: Silk and Wool

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to draw cloth materials like shiny silk and fluffy wool. You will also learn how to draw material folds.

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  • How to Draw Fur

    How to Draw Fur

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to draw both long and short fur that you can apply to any animal.

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  • How to Draw Feathers

    How to Draw Feathers

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to feathers in three different styles. Choose the one that you like the most!

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  • Drawing techniques 7 fundamentals of pencil drawing

    Drawing techniques: 7 fundamentals of pencil drawing

    Bobby Chiu is a hero for everyone learning how to create art, and here he shares his secrets about drawing with a pencil.

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The Fascinating Art of Drawing

Sometimes you don't even need to draw anything to learn something about drawing. Sometimes you just read about some technique and you are stricken by the brilliance of it, or you finally understand what has been causing all your problems. This list contains tutorials and articles that are just like this—they are full of knowledge that may change everything.

  • I Want to Draw Simple Exercises for Complete Beginners

    I Want to Draw: Simple Exercises for Complete Beginners

    In this article, you'll find a whole set of simple drawing exercises that will make you better in no time!

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  • Think With Forms Not Lines Take Your Drawing to the Next Level

    Think With Forms, Not Lines: Take Your Drawing to the Next Level

    Did you know you don't need to learn classic perspective to draw 3D creatures? This article will explain how it is possible.

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  • How to Draw What you See Techniques and Tips to Improve your Drawing Skills

    How to Draw What you See: Techniques and Tips to Improve your Drawing Skills

    In this article, Dan Duhrkoop will give you a few tips to quickly improve your drawings.

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  • How to Draw Caricatures Head Shapes

    How to Draw Caricatures: Head Shapes

    Many beginners like the art of caricature, because it doesn't seem as strict as realism. However, it has its own rules. You can learn it from this article.

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  • How to Start a Drawing 5 Methods for Beginners

    How to Start a Drawing: 5 Methods for Beginners

    In drawing every step matters, and it can't be a guessing game. How do you start your drawing? Check out the pros and cons of your method, and what the alternatives are.

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  • 7 Sins of Beginner Artists What Keeps You From Being Good

    7 Sins of Beginner Artists: What Keeps You From Being Good

    Sometimes the biggest obstacle to the success of the artist is the artist themselves. Read this article to see if it's true in your case.

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  • Quick Tip Five Uses of Coil Drawing

    Quick Tip: Five Uses of Coil Drawing

    There's a simple technique called "coil drawing" that you can use for various applications.

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  • What Is Composition and Why Is It So Important in Drawing

    What Is Composition, and Why Is It So Important in Drawing?

    Every drawing has a composition, even if you haven't planned it at all. If you don't know how it works, you can make it work against you!

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  • Why Is It So Hard to Draw From Imagination Heres How to Do It

    Why Is It So Hard to Draw From Imagination? Here's How to Do It!

    Drawing from imagination is a Holy Grail for many artists. But why exactly is this so hard? Can it be learned? This article will answer these questions, and more.

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  • 10 Drawing Myths That Block Your Progress

    10 Drawing Myths That Block Your Progress

    There are popular beliefs that can stand in your way, even though you're not aware of them. Check this article to see if you believe in any of these popular drawing myths!

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  • Lackadaisy Expressions

    Lackadaisy Expressions

    In this mini tutorial, the artist behind the Lackadaisy webcomic, Tracy Butler, will show you how to capture the emotions of your characters perfectly—just like her!

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  • How to Learn to Draw Stage One Manual Skills

    How to Learn to Draw: Stage One, Manual Skills

    If you're thinking about learning to draw seriously, here you'll find the very basics of this skill. Practice these exercises regularly and you'll see yourself improve!

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  • How to Learn to Draw Stage Two Precision

    How to Learn to Draw: Stage Two, Precision

    Are proportions your main problem in drawing? In this article you'll find a set of exercises to overcome it.

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  • How to Learn to Draw Stage 3 Visual Database

    How to Learn to Draw: Stage 3, Visual Database

    It's not easy to draw from imagination, but it can be learned. Check this article to learn how.

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  • How to Learn to Draw Stage Four Style

    How to Learn to Draw: Stage Four, Style

    Do you dream of creating your own artistic style? It's not easy, but it's achievable! Read this article to learn more.

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  • Cartoon Fundamentals How to Draw a Cartoon Face Correctly

    Cartoon Fundamentals: How to Draw a Cartoon Face Correctly

    In this tutorial, our cartoonist Carlos Gomes Cabral will show you the basics of drawing a cartoon face.

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  • Cartoon Fundamentals Create Emotions From Simple Changes in the Face

    Cartoon Fundamentals: Create Emotions From Simple Changes in the Face

    In the world of cartoon emotions are simple—learn how to capture them with this tutorial.

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  • Cartoon Fundamentals How to Draw the Female Form

    Cartoon Fundamentals: How to Draw the Female Form

    How to make your cartoon character look feminine? Check this tutorial to learn!

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  • Cartoon Fundamentals How to Draw a Cartoon Body

    Cartoon Fundamentals: How to Draw a Cartoon Body

    Cartoon bodies have this exaggerated look to them. You can learn the rules of creating them from this tutorial.

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  • Cartoon Fundamentals The Secrets in Drawing Animals

    Cartoon Fundamentals: The Secrets in Drawing Animals

    How to draw cartoon animals? In this tutorial Carlos Gomes Cabral will answer this question for you.

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  • Cartoon Fundamentals How to Create Movement and Action

    Cartoon Fundamentals: How to Create Movement and Action

    If you want to draw cartoon comics or to animate your characters, you need to understand the topic of movement first. This tutorial will help you!

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  • Cartoon Fundamentals How to Draw Children

    Cartoon Fundamentals: How to Draw Children

    In this tutorial, Carlos Gomes Cabral will show you how to draw children in cartoon style.

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  • Cartoon Fundamentals How to Draw Cartoon Hands

    Cartoon Fundamentals: How to Draw Cartoon Hands

    Hands are difficult to draw in every style, but in this tutorial Carlos Gomes Cabral will make it as easy as possible for you.

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Easy Drawing Video Tutorials

Sometimes you want to draw at your own pace, but sometimes you'd rather be shown what to do exactly, "live". This is where video tutorials are very helpful—you can see the process as a whole, and listen to your teacher when drawing. Check out these perfect beginner videos!

  • Art Fundamentals Shapes  Forms

    Art Fundamentals: Shapes & Forms

    In this video, professional illustrator Clint Cearley will explain to you the fundamentals of drawing: how 2D lines create 3D forms.

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  • Art Fundamentals Perspective

    Art Fundamentals: Perspective

    In this video, Clint Cearley will tell you everything you need to know about perspective in drawing—how to use it and why it's important.

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  • Art Fundamentals Perspective

    Art Fundamentals: Shading 

    In this video, Clint Cearley will show you all the elements of shading in practice. Make your drawings three-dimensional!

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  • References

    References

    No matter how long you study drawing from a reference, do you find that you can't draw the same thing from imagination afterwards? In this video Clint Cearley will explain to you why this happens and how to fight this problem.

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  • How to Hold and Control Your Pencil

    How to Hold and Control Your Pencil

    Do you hold your pencil correctly? In this video, drawing educator and a painter Stan Prokopenko will show you a brilliant method of making your strokes more precise and less tiring.

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  • Structure Basics - Making Things Look 3D

    Structure Basics - Making Things Look 3D

    How to add depth to your drawings? In this video, Stan Prokopenko will explain to you what makes things look 3D.

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  • How to Draw Structure in the Body - Robo Bean

    How to Draw Structure in the Body - Robo Bean

    In this video, Stan Prokopenko will show you one simple trick for drawing a 3D form of a human body quickly and easily.

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  • Shading Light and Form - Basics

    Shading Light and Form - Basics

    Understanding light and shadow is crucial for every artist, and in this video Stan Prokopenko will explain how it works.

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  • How to Shade a Drawing

    How to Shade a Drawing

    If you want to learn how to shade every form, no matter if it's a human, animal, or inanimate object, this video will teach you it all.

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  • How to Draw Emotion

    How to Draw Emotion

    In this video, illustrator, animator, and art educator Jazza will show you how to draw easy cartoonized emotions.

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  • How to Draw HANDS and HAND POSES

    How to Draw HANDS and HAND POSES!

    Drawing hands is an artistic nightmare, but it won't be anymore thanks to this video tutorial!

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  • How to Draw Eyes for Comic and Cartoon Characters

    How to Draw Eyes for Comic and Cartoon Characters

    In this video, Jazza will show you how to draw simple eyes for your cartoon characters.

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  • Improve Your Drawings with Stronger Values

    Improve Your Drawings with Stronger Values

    In this video, drawing instructor Phil Davies will explain to you one of the most important concepts in drawing—value.

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  • Some Figure Drawing Tips

    Some Figure Drawing Tips 

    In this video, you'll learn a few useful tips for drawing human characters.

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  • How to Practice Drawing

    How to Practice Drawing

    In this video, you'll learn the hidden art of... learning. Practice makes perfect!

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  • How to Draw Eyes 5 Ways

    How to Draw Eyes 5 Ways

    In this video, you will learn five easy methods of drawing eyes.

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Human Drawing Tutorials

What if you don't want to draw "something", but you'd rather draw a specific character you have in mind? Try these tutorials to learn how to draw humans.

  • How to Draw a Stick Figure a Complex Guide

    How to Draw a Stick Figure: A Complex Guide

    In this April Fools Special, you will learn how to draw a basic human silhouette from a simple stick figure.

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  • How to Go from Manga to realistic

    How to Go from Manga to Realistic

    Have you been drawing in manga style for a while, but now you want to make your humans more realistic? This tutorial will be perfect for you.

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  • Understanding Anatomy

    Understanding Anatomy

    In this tutorial, you will learn all the basics of drawing proportionate humans.

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  • Quick Tip Create Dynamic Poses Using Gesture Drawing

    Quick Tip: Create Dynamic Poses Using Gesture Drawing

    In this tutorial, our instructor Joumana Medlej will teach you the basic skill of drawing humans—gesture drawing. You can practice it everywhere!

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  • Dynamic Gesture Drawing

    Dynamic Gesture Drawing

    If you're interested in gesture drawing, this video course by Brian Lee will show you all the secrets of this technique.

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  • Human Anatomy Fundamentals Basic Body Proportions

    Human Anatomy Fundamentals: Basic Body Proportions

    Proportions are difficult, but you can't draw realistic humans without them. Learn all the basics from this tutorial!

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  • Human Anatomy Fundamentals Advanced Body Proportions

    Human Anatomy Fundamentals: Advanced Body Proportions

    Do you want to know more about human proportions? In this tutorial, Joumana Medlej will expand on this topic.

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  • Human Anatomy Fundamentals Balance and Movement

    Human Anatomy Fundamentals: Balance and Movement

    Once you know the proportions of the human body, you can draw it in one pose. But it's boring! In this tutorial, you will learn how to draw your characters in motion.

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  • Human Anatomy Fundamentals Learning to See and Draw Energy

    Human Anatomy Fundamentals: Learning to See and Draw Energy

    In this tutorial, you will learn the secret for dynamic poses of your characters.

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  • Human Anatomy Fundamentals Flexibility and Joint Limitations

    Human Anatomy Fundamentals: Flexibility and Joint Limitations

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to limit the movement of your characters in a natural and realistic way.

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  • Human Anatomy Fundamentals Muscles and Other Body Mass

    Human Anatomy Fundamentals: Muscles and Other Body Mass

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to add body mass to your characters.

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  • Human Anatomy Fundamentals Basics of The Face

    Human Anatomy Fundamentals: Basics of The Face

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to draw a basic human face.

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  • Human Anatomy Fundamentals Advanced Facial Features

    Human Anatomy Fundamentals: Advanced Facial Features

    If you want to expand your skill of drawing human faces, in this tutorial you will learn more tricks to draw a natural and interesting face every time.

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  • Human Anatomy Fundamentals Mastering Facial Expressions

    Human Anatomy Fundamentals: Mastering Facial Expressions

    A human with a default facial expression may be correct, but it's also boring. In this tutorial, you will learn how to add all the emotions to the faces of your characters.

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  • Human Anatomy Fundamentals Drawing Characters Consistently

    Human Anatomy Fundamentals: Drawing Characters Consistently

    You can draw a character properly, but do they look different each time you draw them? In this tutorial, you will learn how to solve this problem.

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  • Human Anatomy Fundamentals How to Draw Hands

    Human Anatomy Fundamentals: How to Draw Hands

    Do you keep hiding the hands of your characters behind their back? With this tutorial you will not have to do this anymore!

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  • Human Anatomy Fundamentals How to Draw Feet

    Human Anatomy Fundamentals: How to Draw Feet

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to draw feet in every pose.

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  • Human Anatomy Fundamentals Additional Tips

    Human Anatomy Fundamentals: Additional Tips

    In this tutorial, you will learn all the little secrets that will make your human drawings more realistic.

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