About: BarakiEl

BarakiEl's favourite things to do include creating digital art, listening to music, playing computer games and spending time with her husband. She works from home as a freelance desktop publisher, colourist and illustrator.

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    How to draw hair: male

    Some commenters have expressed an interest in a male hair tutorial. Here ya go! Below are some cool hairstyles I found with the ever-useful Google.  I went ahead and sketched their basic outlines. [Photo's belong to their respective owners.]   Step 1. Choose a style that suits your picture. The hairstyle will bring out the [...]

    How to draw a female face in profile

    There is more than one method to draw a face from the side. When I looked around on the Net I found at least three starting points, but in this tutorial I'll just show you two.   I prefer the first one, but those of you who have done this tutorial, might find the second [...]

    How to draw hair: female

    Some commenters expressed an interest in a hair tutorial. Today is the day they shall have their way! I found a few interesting hairstyles here. I strongly recommend you go check it out. The website says these hairstyles go well with an oval face. As I am fashionably challenged I have no idea and I'll [...]

    How to draw realistic eyes

    Someone asked about eyes. Rather than try to explain with words, I decided to put up a step by step of my process. I'm sure there are other ways to go about this, but this is my method in 10 quick steps. Questions welcome. Remember: Don't press too hard if you're using traditional media (pencils). [...]

    How to draw a girl from behind

    I thought I'd share my process in drawing this with those who are interested. Here's my reference (taken from fotosearch.com): Process (explanation below):     1. Draw your basic sketch. (On a new layer, not on the background layer. You're going to need transparent lines later). 2. Fix line weight. 3. Fix details in hair. [...]

    How to win an argument

    Tips for forum discussions and debates If you are an avid Internet explorer like myself – and I'm not saying that I'm a browser – you may have noticed that forums and discussion boards are nesting grounds for intellectual morons, if there is such a thing. Forums have developed a culture of their own. Mainly [...]

    How to draw a nose (front)

    Here's a quick step-by-step on how to draw a nose from the front. This is basically my process. Quick and easy. For a tutorial on how to draw a a nose from the side, see this page. For a tutorial on how to draw a female face, see this page.

    How to draw a nose (side)

    Here's a quick step-by-step on how to draw a nose from the side. This is basically my process. For a tutorial on how to draw a male face see this page.

    How to draw faces: male

    Since we already have a female face tutorial, I thought it would be a good idea to give the men some exposure. Here's a tutorial on how to draw a male face. The same principles apply as with the female face tutorial. I'll note a few differences. Before starting this tutorial please check out these [...]

    How to draw a body: male

    I didn't want to seem sexist, so here's the male version of female body tutorial. This was actually a lot of fun to draw, since I kind of suck with male bodies. If I could manage a somewhat decent dude, you can too! You can do eet! What you need before we start: 1. Pencil [...]

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