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How to Draw a Male Eyebrow

Hey, I'm Darlene and in this tutorial, I'll break down how to draw a realistic male eyebrow into simple steps. Tools I Used I'm going to...

How Draw a Realistic Eye From the Side

Hey, you're reading a detailed step by step tutorial on how to draw a realistic eye from the side, QUARANTINE EDITION!✏️ TOOLS I USED:Since...

Pencil Shading Techniques Intro

I’ve always found shading to be the quickest way to add realism and depth to my drawings, be it portraits, concept sketches or even...

How to Draw Asian Eyes

One of the most distinctive features of southeast Asian eyes is that the eyelid crease is tapered instead of parallel with the top eyelid.You...

How to Make Drawings POP!

In this tutorial, I'm gonna show you a few ways to give a flat drawing more depth.   Go grab a drawing that you wanna work...

How to Shade for Complete Beginners

When you add light and shadow to your line-drawings, you can make your subject come to life by creating the illusion of form and...

How to Draw Faces for Beginners – SIMPLE

Here's a quick and easy method for beginners to draw male and female faces. In this tutorial, I'll draw 2 basic faces and then...

How to Draw a Pair of Realistic Eyes

This is hands down the most requested tutorial to date. It's a long one too!The video below is a super detailed version so you...

How to Draw Closed Eyes

Here's a quick and easy way to draw closed eyes for beginners. I came up with this method by combining a few of my...

How to draw a female face (side view)

 Struggling to draw female faces from the profile view? This tutorial gives you a great way to practice getting your proportions right and eventually...

How to draw a female face in 8 steps

Another highly requested tutorial fresh out of the oven! This one is, again based off my original method, but with a few small changes here and there...

How to draw 6 different eye shapes

In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to draw 6 different eye shapes: almond, round, monolid, hooded, upturned and downturned.You'll get a chance...

How to draw short hair (very detailed)

Looking for a highly detailed tutorial on how to draw short hair? This is a very extensive one with plenty of examples, a full...

How to draw an ear from the front

Learn how to draw an ear from the front in 11 easy steps!Tools: - HB, 2B and 4B pencils - Canson Bristol Paper - Ruler or Straight...

How to shade an eyeball

Every now and then, I get questions about how to shade eyeballs and how to make them look round. It's a little difficult to...

How to draw eyebrows on paper

Hey guys! In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to draw realistic and subtle eyebrows. Learn how to draw eyebrows that compliment a drawing...

How to draw eyelashes

Hey guys! Today, I'm going to show you how to draw eyelashes and also how not to draw them. The format of this tutorial...

How to draw lips from the side

This tutorial has 3 examples for you to draw from: Overbite, Normal Bite and Underbite. When going through the tutorial, please pick only 1 example...

How to draw lips from the 3/4 view

Struggle with drawing lips in the 3/4 view? With this method, you'll be drawing perfect lips every time!Since my first lip tutorial was so successful, I decided...

7 steps to draw noses from the 3/4 view

This tutorial is a little different than the usual. Each step has 3 options for you to draw from: They are all noses in...

How to shade & pencil shading techniques

You guys asked for it, so here it is: the most requested tutorial to date: How to Shade + Shading Techniques! :) Shading is the...

How to draw eyes from the side – 10 steps

In my last tutorial I mentioned that I would make a detailed post on drawing eyes from the side. I said that I would...

How to draw a face from the side – 10 steps

Hey Guys! I'm back with a new tutorial as a followup to the last one: how to draw a face from the front. This tutorial is...

Learn how to draw a face in 8 easy steps: Beginners

Many RFA readers have requested me to write a tutorial on how to draw faces, so here it is!To make it easy to digest, I split...

How to draw hands part 2 – Beyond structure

This is the last part of a 2 part tutorial. Part 1 covers basic proportions of a hand. If you have not reviewed it,...

How to draw hands part 1 – Construction

Our hands are extremely expressive and can form endless amounts of gestures. These gestures can convey many emotions such as fear, anger, sadness and happiness. No...

How to draw realistic hair: The ultimate tutorial

Are you struggling when it comes to drawing hair? Drawing hair can be an intimidating task for those who are just learning how to...

How to draw an ear – 5 easy steps

When drawing portraits, people usually do not put too much effort into creating a likeness with their subject's ears because we usually recognize people...

How to draw teeth and lips – 7 easy steps

Hello fellow artists! Wow, it's been such a long time since I posted a tutorial on RapidFireArt! Sorry for the long hiatus.Over the next few...

How to draw a nose from the side – 6 steps

Many people find drawing noses difficult, especially from the side. Creating basic shapes as a guideline will make the process of drawing noses a...

How to draw lips – 10 easy steps

In this tutorial I will teach you how to draw lips in 10 easy steps using a simple triangle shape. You can create different kinds...

How to draw a nose from the front – 7 easy steps

Here is a very simple step by step tutorial on how to draw a nose from the front view. Below is a diagram of a nose...

How to draw a realistic eye

Hi, welcome to RapidFireArt! My name is Darlene and in this tutorial I'm going to teach you how to draw a realistic eye using easy...