Site Map


A complete directory of pages on The Drawing Source, organized by topic:

Free Resources:

Free Mini-Course
The Elements of Realistic Drawing E-Book
Free Members Area


Drawing Supplies:

Drawing Supplies (Main)
Drawing Pencils
How to Sharpen a Drawing Pencil
How to Hold and Control a Drawing Pencil
3 Ways to Use White Charcoal Pencils
Drawing Paper
How to Make Toned Paper
3 Ways to Use a Kneaded Eraser
How to Protect and Store Charcoal Drawings
Technical Drawing Tools


Value Drawing:

Learning to See
Value Drawing: The Key to Realism
Value, Light and Form
How to Draw a Value Scale
Sphere Drawing Tutorial - Part 1
Sphere Drawing Tutorial - Part 2
Sphere Drawing Tutorial - Part 3


Portrait Drawing:

Portrait Drawing (Main)
Portrait Drawing Tutorial - Part 1 (How to Begin a Portrait Drawing)
Portrait Drawing Tutorial - Part 2 (How to Shade a Portrait Drawing)
How to Draw Realistic Eyes
How to Draw Eyebrows
6 Most Common Eye Drawing Mistakes (and how to avoid them!)
How to Draw Lips
How to Draw an Ear on Toned Paper
How to Draw Hair
5 Proportions of the Face to Know



Figure Drawing:

Figure Drawing (Main)
Figure Drawing Tutorial
5 Ways to Start a Figure Drawing
7 Figure Drawing Proportions to Know
Improve Your Figure Drawings with These 7 Exercises
Cast Drawing Tutorial


Drawing Tutorials:

How to Draw Lips
How to Draw an Ear
How to Draw a Flower

How to Draw Eyebrows
How to Draw Realistic Eyes
How to Hold and Control Your Drawing Pencil
3 Ways to Use a Kneaded Eraser
How to Create a Blended Black and White Charcoal Drawing
How to Draw Glass Using White Charcoal on Black Paper
How to Draw a Value Scale
How to Sharpen a Drawing Pencil
How to Draw a Sphere (3 Parts)
How to Begin a Portrait Drawing 
How to Shade a Portrait Drawing
How to Draw Realistic Hair
How to Block in a Cast Drawing
How to Block in a Figure Drawing


Inspirational Drawings & Interviews:

Inspirational Drawings & Interviews (Main)
30 Ideas for Drawing While in Isolation
100 Self-Portrait Drawings from 1484 to Today
The Drawings of Alphonse Mucha
The Drawings of Kathe Kollwitz
5 Lessons to Learn from Leonardo da Vinci Drawings
Generate Unlimited Drawing Ideas with These 5 Exercises
Inspirational Drawing Quotes
How to Get Your Drawings Published

An Interview with Aleah Chapin
An Interview with Hollis Dunlap
An Interview with Samantha Haring
An Interview with Steven DaLuz