DRAWING SKIES & CLOUDS TUTORIALS : How to Draw Cartoon, Photo-Realistic, or Illustrations of the Sky
Start looking up to the sky and observe cloud formations. Take photos of clouds and you will be amazed at what you will start to “see”!
In drawing a scene like this, I would make the sky a little lighter than the mid-gray shown in the photo, and would make the graduation of value a little more dramatic. Use a sharp, hard pencil - start with an H then move to a softer pencil if needed.
The first step in drawing clouds is to choose the right subject. A deep blue sky give you good contrast to work with. When observing the sky, a viewfinder can help you to reduce the scene to a manageable size. Photographs are useful, as the sky changes so rapidly.
Useful hints and tips for drawing effective clouds, like the ones you see in cartoons and comic strips.
How do you draw the sky? That great endless arc of blue? Sometimes, you might want to leave it white, but there are times when that creates more problems than it solves. This lesson on Drawing the Sky looks at some different sky conditions and how to approach drawing them. Follow this with the step-by-step lesson on Drawing Clouds.
Learn how to draw fluffy cartoon clouds, just like the ones in all your favourite cartoons!
In this clip I'm going to show you how to draw clouds. And we're drawing them in pencil, and I'm just going to start off with a horizon line just to get a semblance of where the clouds would start.
Today’s drawing tutorial is on how to draw clouds. The clouds in this how to draw tutorial are realistic clouds. My next tutorial will be on how to draw a cloud in a cartoon style. So watch this tutorial carefully if you want to learn how to draw clouds realistically.
In this art lesson I'll show you (and Ed) how to draw clouds with pencil, colored pencil or marker. Whether you want to know how to draw a cloud or a hundred clouds. The secret of drawing clouds is in the shading. Without shading, your clouds will look flat and boring.
An easy step-by-step tutorial, teaching how to draw realistic clouds.
Learning how to sketch skies and clouds is an essential skill to have if you want to sketch outdoors. You can simply not ignore the sky and clouds when you sketch outdoors!
Cumulus clouds are the puffy white clouds you see on bright sunny days against a blue sky. They seem as if they'd be very easy to draw, except that they're not. The same category of cloud includes those impressive thunderheads that bring up storms to break up your bright sunny summer days, the shapes are similar and very dramatic.
Drawing a cloud, as with many other objects, starts with basic shapes and moves onto more descriptive details--as many or as few as you'd like to play with. Keep reading and follow along, and you will have a great drawing of a cloud.
Drawing some clouds that look nice is not really difficult. On the picture to your left, we can see a beautiful cumulus (1) and some small alto-cumulus (2) on the back.
Clouds come in all types of shapes from flat and wispy to straight rows but most seen in drawings are the fluffy, cumulus-type of clouds. To draw these types of clouds, all you really need to do is know is how to draw semi-circles like the letter “C”. You pretty much string together these semi-circles together to make a cloud like the first cloud to the left.
Learning how to paint clouds with watercolor paints is a worry for many aspiring artists, but it needn't be so.
This tutorial will work best for digital painting or traditional painting with oils. It may work for acrylics as well, but I don't personally use them, so I won't vouch for it.
How to Draw Clouds : eHow - Many people believe that bringing the sky and the clouds on drawing paper is one of the easiest jobs. However, what appears like an obscure concentration of brume is much tricky to replicate. A well-drawn sky can add a distinctive touché to any type of scenery. Learn the art of sketching clouds in the following easy steps: