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15 Great Drawing Tips for Beginners
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15 Great Drawing Tips for Beginners

Difficulty Beginner
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Time 1 hr +

Don’t feel afraid to give drawing a go, it’s one of the most accessible types of art – all you need is a pencil, paper and a couple of great drawing tips to get you on your way!

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15 Great Drawing Tips for Beginners

1. How to draw realistic lips

This tutorial from Rapid Fire Art shows you how to draw realistic-looking lips in only 10 steps – amazing!

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2. Learn how to draw a lion

I Draw Girls keeps it wild with this tutorial on how to draw the king of the jungle – in various different poses!

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3. How to draw a swan

Discover a sneaky trick for drawing a cartoon swan in no time at all, with this handy cheat sheet from How To Draw It!

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4. Discover how to create texture and volume

If you want to practice drawing portraits of people, this tutorial from Rapid Fire Art is invaluable – it tells you all about how to create texture, volume and style!

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5. How to draw realistic eyes 

Want to draw realistic eyes? Check out this fantastic step by step guide from Rapid Fire Art, which takes you through what detail you need to add in and when/where, taking the daunting out of drawing!

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6. Learn how to draw hugging subjects

Drawing How to Draw offer this amazing hack for drawing hugging subjects, which means a lot less time getting angry at angles that don’t work, and a lot more time spent filling in the fine detail!

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7. How to draw realistic nose

Noses are definitely in the running as one of the hardest facial features to make look realistic when you’re just starting – take some tips from Rapid Fire Art, who show you how to get from nothing to nose, in no time at all!

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8. Draw your pets

Looking to draw your favourite furry friend? Discover how with this extensive tutorial from Art Graphica, which has loads of great tips for when to draw and how to get started drawing animals.

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9. Learn how to get started in hand lettering

Hand lettering is super hot right now, so if this is more your kinda thing than humans and animals, check out some tops tips from Creative Live Blog on how to get started, including which mediums to use.

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10. Discover still life

If still, life is more your thing, Rosa Roberts offers loads of great advice on how to capture the basic elements of your object, as well as how to use charcoal.

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11. Learn the basics of charcoal

Learn how to draw with charcoal with artist Robert Dutton

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12. Learn how to utilise Uni-PIN pens in your artwork

Learn how to draw with Uni-PIN pens

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13. Discover three basic tecniques for drawing faces

Drawing Jones shows you all about the three basic techniques and principles used to draw faces, in this little video about skull, rhythm and planes (the links become evident when you watch!)

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14. Learn how to draw more than one subject

Want to draw more than one subject? This fab tutorial from Drawing How to Draw shows you how to create hands holding that don’t just look like messy blobs…

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15.  Get Started in Drawing

Learn basic drawing techniques with Hobbycraft Artisan Charlotte Baker. 

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