Learn to Draw: from About.com offers beginner’s drawing lessons for kids or anyone interested in learning to sketch, from the beginning steps of selecting the best art materials, to how to hold a pencil properly, to perspective and pencil shading with advice about values and tone, all the way through to lessons in portraiture and figure drawing. Learn to draw what you see!
1. Learn About Drawing Mediums
2. Getting Started – First Drawing Lessons
3. Structure and Perspective
4. Value / Tone and Shading
6. Figure Drawing
You can start learning to draw with just some scrap paper and a number two pencil. Don’t waste money on the wrong art materials: learn about your choices before you hit the art store!