Drawing For The Beginner

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw? 

All you need is a pad of paper and a pencil to start. With just a few simple art supplies and techniques, you’ll be on your way to creating your first masterpiece. Check out these resources available below through the Online Library 24/7 to help you get started. All you need is to log in with your library card or ecard:

There are many drawing classes to choose from on Creativebug, the online resource for art and craft video classes. Check out at these classes:

Introduction to Drawing

Basic Line Drawing

Drawing and Illustration Basics

Foundational Figure Drawing

Drawing Anatomy

Daily Drawing Challenge

Manga Drawing: How to Draw Figures

Manga Drawing: How to Draw Faces

Manga Drawing: How to Draw Clothing

Try these ebooks for drawing instruction available for download from the library catalog:

Drawing for the Absolute Beginner


Drawing People for the Absolute Beginner

Botanical Line Drawing

Drawing School

Dare to Sketch

The Art of Urban Sketching

Stan Lee's Master Class

Manga for the Beginner Kawai

Explore Kanopy to view How to Draw, a 36 episode series from the Great Courses.