Saturday, April 29, 2017

How To Draw Trucks

How To Draw Trucks And More

Have you wanted to know how to draw trucks but don't know where to start? This guide is meant for you, then. It's not that hard to learn to draw if you are willing to take your time with it. And, that's what you're going to get some information on here. That way, the next time you want to draw something, all you have to do is get out your supplies and get started. Beginning now is a good idea because it does take a while to get good at drawing what you see or what you want in general.

There are way too many tutorials online that can teach you this or that but that aren't very good. If you look at a tutorial and it takes you step by step, that's all well and good, but if the truck doesn't look like a real one then you're not learning how to draw anything but a cartoon truck. When drawing, you want to be able to draw what you see not what you think you see. It's a complicated process to switch from basically tracing to learning to draw without help, but it is possible.

You need to have patience when you learn how to draw trucks. They have a lot of features and an odd shape, so you have to learn to isolate each part of the truck in your drawing so you can build it a step at a time. You have to start with finding the bigger shapes, outlining them, and then filling them in with the details that you can see. Then you can work on fleshing it out more and more until you get it right. Don't be afraid to erase or to throw it out and start again.

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If you keep having a hard time drawing anything, you need to get a book on how to learn to draw. Or, you need to print out a tutorial. It's a good idea to not be around the computer when learning to draw because it can distract you and a lot of what you can learn on there isn't that good anyways. Find a book or take a class if you can because you need to learn to draw in general before you can draw things like trucks. That is, unless all you care about drawing is one thing. Then you can practice that time and again and you'll eventually get it.

Don't give up when trying to figure out how to draw trucks. You can see now probably that the process is not that easy to follow along with. Why isn't is just about drawing what you see? Well, you can't draw what you see in your mind, because that truck is not the same as the one that your eyes are seeing. Many people draw what they think a truck looks like, and that's why it turns out to look like a blobby mess with wheels on it.

Taking classes is a good idea if you can because it lets you get in with an artist to ask them questions about what you need to do. They can give you tasks to practice that you may not get anywhere else. The great thing about all of this is that if you don't get something, you don't have to look it up online or try to find a book that tells you what to do. Instead, you can just ask the teacher you have and they will be able to let you in on what needs to be done.

Some websites let you pay to learn from them, so that may be a good route to go. This is especially a good idea if they have videos on how to draw because they let you watch a person that can draw move their pencil around. You have to know how to hold your drawing tool and what you need to do to shade things in the right way before you can consider yourself good at drawing. Find a review on the lessons if you can, just to make sure they are any good because if they cost money you have to be careful.

Sometimes you'll just want to give up because it takes way too much practice. Anything you want to get good at is something you have to do poorly at first. You have to make mistakes and then learn from them, or you won't do anything good with your life with what you want to do. People love to say they aren't good at something like this and can only draw stick people. You can be like that too, but if you don't want to then take a few hours at week at least to draw and you'll get way beyond the beginner's stage quickly.

Don't show your drawings to friends and family to get good feedback when you are first starting out. The reason for this is that they are going to tell you that it looks great and everything you do is awesome. Why wouldn't they compliment you if they are people that love you? It's really good to find someone that will give you honest criticism about a drawing. Post it online under an anonymous name somewhere and tell people you want to know how to improve if you want to get actual constructive criticism.

The way to learn how to draw trucks and more has just been taught to you. Nobody is an expert at drawing when they first start out. You have to be willing to take your time and practice as much as you can. When you see the results as time goes on, you'll know that you're getting better and better as long as you're willing to practice each day or at least as often as you can. Some people say they can never learn to draw, but that is not the case if you're able to work hard at it.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Learn How To Draw Sports Cars

Learn How To Draw Sports Cars!

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Drawing is a really fun activity for people of all ages. Wanting to draw is practically instinctive. When you have a writing instrument in your hand, you cannot help but scribble or doodle. Doodling is great, but what if you want to draw something that really looks like something? It is not difficult to learn how to draw. Even if you think you can never draw like the person next to you, there are some tricks that you can learn which can give you amazing results. For example, have you ever want to learn how to draw sports cars? It might seem complicated at first, but if you follow these steps, you will have yourself a nice drawing of a sports car.

First, look at some pictures of sports cars and notice what they have in common. The body is streamlined and sleek. Edges of the body are curved for aerodynamics. The body sits low. It is usually a two-seater. Notice the detailing. Once you have looked at various examples, it is time to take those designs and draw your own.

On your paper, you need to establish your car will be located. Draw a horizontal line across your paper to establish a guide. You will draw your car over this line to keep things in alignment.

Next, you want to lightly sketch place holders for the two main sections of the car. Basically, there is the body and the top. Draw a long rectangle as the placeholder for the body. This rectangle should have the height of the body. It should be slightly above your horizontal guide line, and parallel to it. Then, above this rectangle, draw a shorter rectangle that will be the place holder for the top. In this example, the car will be facing left. So, your second rectangle will be about one-third shorter from the left.

Now that you have your placeholders, you can draw the body inside the first rectangle. Sports cars have curves, so you will use a light hand to draw curves for the body. Draw a curve on the left side, inside the rectangle. Draw a curve at the right side for the rear of the car. Then draw horizontal lines to join these curves.

The top of a sports car usually slopes downward toward the rear. For the top, start at the left-lower corner of the top placeholder, then draw a curve upward to the top edge of the placeholder. Once you reach the top, sketch your curve downward, with the goal of ending the line at the right-lower edge of the place holder. You might need several tries in order to get this curved top to look the way you want.

Now that you have the body and top, you can erase the place holders. Smooth out the lines of your drawing so that you have a nice shape of a car.

Add the tires. Start with the rear tire first. The top of the rear tire facing you is just slightly lower than the top edge of the body. The bottom of the tire slightly crosses the bottom of the car, and it should be just touching the horizontal guide line that you first drew. Most sports cars have a low clearance, so you can represent that in your tire placement. Draw the front tire so that the bottom is one the horizontal guide line. Do not forget to add the tires for the other side of the car. Just sketch the bottom of the tires because that is all you should be able to see.

You are about half-way done on learning how to draw sports car. There are just a few more steps.

For the windshield, follow the curve of the top of the car, then draw a vertical line just to the left of where you envision the driver's window and door should be. Then add the driver's window. The top should follow the top of the car. Since the car is a two-seater, the driver's window should end at about three-fourths of the length of the body.

Add the driver's door. Find the lower-left corner of the driver's window, and from that point, draw a vertical line down the body, leaving a little room at the bottom. That's the hinge side of the door. For the right side of the door, find the right-lower corner of the driver's window. From that point, draw a line that slightly slants downward toward the lower-left. Stop around where the left door line stopped. Then draw a horizontal line to connect the left and right lines of the door.

There's a lot of different approaches on how to draw sports car. So far, you have learned to draw the basic body. Now, you can now add some detailing. You can add these to the top of your car. Look at photographs of sports cars to get inspiration for shapes for headlights, the grill, and designs for the top.
The tires are, so far, are just empty circles. Draw a smaller circle inside the large circle, then draw in a design for the hub cap.

Add a handle to your door. How about a cap for the fuel tank? Make it even more fun and add wings to the rear of the car. Play around with different detailing.

When you are satisfied with your sketch, add some color to it. Add racing stripes. Look at samples of graphic art to see if you want to embellish your car with any of them.

Before you read this article, you thought that you could never be able to learn how to draw sports car. Now that you have learned the basics, you can be creative and customize your car in any way you want. The possibilities are limitless. Look at photographs and get ideas. Combine design components and come up with your own design. Just keep on practicing, and you will amaze yourself at what you can accomplish.