Drawing is a skill which develops as you practice. You’re not alone when you say that you’re terrible at drawing; all the great artists have started drawing with stick figures at some point in their life. First and foremost, the one great thing that’s in your favor is- the fact that you are dedicated to improving your drawing.
I say this because it seems that way, as you are asking this question. And this is really important because any art form cannot be learned just for the sake of it; there has to be passion, interest, curiosity, and dedication attached to the process of learning.
So here basic drawing tips to learn how to draw a basic drawing Step by step
How to draw
Firstly, take a paper and a pencil (or pen), sit down in a comfortable position, clear your mind off of all the distraction, and just focus on the task at hand.
Now try to draw a simple shape. For instance, draw a circle, and then keep on practicing it.
Then onward, every time, try to draw a perfect circle; that’s it! It will keep you busy for some days or even months if you’re really serious about it. With only using your hands, it would be a lot difficult for you to draw a simple circle than you are imagining.
Just start drawing circles and keep practicing those circles until you reach a stage where you will be able to draw a perfect circle without using any aid and only with your drawing hand.
After you get the perfect circle by hand. Then you are ready for other shapes. start working on various other shapes like a triangle, a square, a cube, an octagon, so on and so forth.
This should again keep you busy for quite some time. Remember, it’s a herculean task if your starting point is the first circle figure in this answer.
But having said that, after “x” amount of time (say 6 months or one year), once you are through that rigorous exercise, and when you are champion at drawing any of the simple shapes at will, there comes one more interesting facet.
Final Word: After practicing weeks or months we get command of those shapes. try to add more details on the basic which you expertise. Add different shades to the basic shapes. After completing the beginner stage you have to move the advanced stage, where you have more advanced techniques have to be done. In the next article, we learn How to draw in advanced methods.
So keep practicing the shapes until you can draw a perfect shape in seconds.