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How to Draw Cartoons

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Learn how to draw cartoon people and characters with these step by step cartooning lessons by Contributing Writer, Shawn Encarnacion. Learn how to draw classic comic book character types, draw cartoon people and faces and draw comic book heroes, superheroes and villains.
  1. Simple Cartoons and Classic Characters
  2. How to Draw Cartoon Animals
  3. Draw Cartoon Girls, Women and Super Heroines
  4. Draw Male Characters, Superheroes and Villains
  5. Fantasy and Historical Comic Book Characters

Simple Cartoons and Classic Characters

cartoon face drawing by Shawn Encarnacion

Start learning to draw cartoons with fun faces using simple shapes. Learn how to draw simple cartoon people with an easy boy and girl cartoon character, then learn how to use classic cartoon stereotypes to create funny characters - from the daft 'goofy guy' to the smart-alec 'wise guy'.

How to Draw Cartoon Animals

Learn how to draw cartoon animals following these easy step by step tutorials. From cute easy cartoons for kids to comic book style realism for older kids (and grown up kids!), have fun drawing all kinds of cartoon animals.

Draw Cartoon Girls, Women and Super Heroines

Learn to draw cartoon girls and women, from fashion models to super heroes following these step by step tutorials. Using a combination of classic proportions with realistic detail, and the simplified cartoon line, you'll be drawing like a pro in no time.

Draw Male Characters, Superheroes and Villains

With exaggerated muscle development and action-packed poses, cartoon heroes almost bounce off the page. Follow these step by step tutorials to create dynamic cartoon heroes, and learn classic comic book techniques of exaggerated perspective and dramatic points of view.

Fantasy and Historical Comic Book Characters

viking drawing

The comic book and fantasy style is a little more realistic and detailed than a typical comic, with strong characters bringing to life fantasy worlds and ancient history real and imagined. Use photographic references to add your own creative touches of pattern, tetxture and detail.

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