40 Best Drawing Tutorials for Absolute Beginners

Here are my top 40 drawing tutorials for absolute beginners. So grab a pencil, put on your creative hat, and let’s get started.

Do you wish to draw but do not know where to start? Are you a beginner trying to figure out how to make your art stand out? Drawing is an amazing outlet that helps you express yourself and unleashes your creativity.

With the right guidance and practice, anyone can learn to draw. In this blog post, I will introduce you to the best drawing tutorials for beginners.

1. How to Draw Hands for Beginners

How to Draw Hands
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw Hands (includes free worksheet).

Drawing hands can be tricky, but with this tutorial, you will learn how to draw realistic hands in no time. The step-by-step instructions and detailed illustrations make it easy for beginners to follow along.

2. How to Draw a Fish

How to Draw a Fish
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw a Fish.

This quick tutorial makes drawing a fish easy and fun, perfect for beginners. It covers the basics of drawing simple shapes and adding simple details for a cute fish illustration.

3. How to Draw Art Material

How to Draw Art Material
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw Art Material.

Learn how to draw a cup filled with art materials, such as pencils and paintbrushes, and more. Don’t forget to add a friendly, happy face.

4. How to Draw a Ponytail

How to Draw a Ponytail
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw a Ponytail.

Ponytails are a popular hairstyle and can add interest to your drawings. This tutorial teaches you how to draw a ponytail, from the basic shape to adding details such as hair strands.

5. How to Draw a Magnolia Flower Step-by-Step

How to Draw a Magnolia Flower
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw a Magnolia Flower.

Magnolias are known for their large, fragrant flowers, and this tutorial helps beginners capture their beauty in a drawing. It covers the basics of drawing a magnolia flower and adding realistic details.

6. How to Draw a Cute Ice Cream

How to Draw a Cute Ice Cream
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw a Cute Ice Cream.

Another sweet treat to add to your drawings is a cute ice cream cone. This tutorial breaks down the process into simple steps, making it easy for beginners to draw their own mouth-watering ice cream cone.

7. How to Draw Female Faces for Beginners

How to Draw Female Faces
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw Female Faces.

8. How to Draw a Cute Baby Kitten

How to Draw a Cute Baby Kitten
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw a Cute Baby Kitten.

This tutorial shows how easily you can draw a cute baby kitten. You only need a few simple supplies to draw something that is as adorable as this kitten.

9. How to Draw a Cherry Blossom Step-by-Step

How to Draw a Cherry Blossom Step-by-Step
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw a Cherry Blossom.

If you want to add some floral elements to your drawings, this tutorial is perfect for you. It breaks down the process of drawing a beautiful cherry blossom tree step-by-step.

10. How to Draw a Cup of Ice Cream

How to Draw a Cup of Ice Cream
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw a Cup of Ice Cream.

This tutorial is a great way to practice drawing different shapes and adding fun details. It teaches you how to draw a cup of ice cream, from the basic shape to adding toppings and creating a dripping effect.

11. How to Draw a Watermelon Ice Cream

How to Draw a Watermelon Ice Cream
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw a Watermelon Ice Cream.

Watermelon and ice cream are summer favorites, and this tutorial combines them both in a cute drawing.

12. How to Draw a Lily Step-by-Step

How to Draw a Lily Step-by-Step
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw a Lily.

Lilies are elegant and beautiful flowers, and with this tutorial, you will learn how to draw them in detail. It covers the basic shape of a lily and provides step-by-step instructions for adding realistic features.

13. How to Draw a Tissue Character

How to Draw a Tissue Character
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw a Tissue Character.

Tissue can be boring, but not with this tutorial. It shows you how to draw a tissue character, perfect for adding some humor to your drawings.

14. How to Draw a Makeup Palette

How to Draw a Makeup Palette
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw a Makeup Palette.

This makeup palette is a playful fashion illustration and character design. Learn how to draw a cute makeup palette with a winking eye.

15. How to Draw a Daisy Step-by-Step

How to Draw a Daisy
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw a Daisy.

Daisies are simple yet charming flowers, and this tutorial teaches you how to draw them step by step. It covers the basic shape of a daisy and provides tips for creating beautiful petals.

16. How to Draw Eyes for Beginners

How to Draw Eyes for Beginners
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw Eyes for Beginners (includes free worksheets).

Eyes are often referred to as the windows to the soul, making them an essential element of any drawing. This tutorial teaches beginners how to draw eyes in different shapes and expressions.

17. How to Draw Arms for Beginners

How to Draw Arms
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw Arms (includes free worksheets).

For myself, drawing legs can be difficult, especially when it comes to getting the proportions right. This tutorial simplifies the process and helps beginners draw convincing legs.

18. How to Draw a Drink and Staw

How to Draw a Drink and Straw
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw a Drink and Staw.

This tutorial teaches you how to draw a cute drink and straw, perfect for adding to your cartoon-style drawings. It covers the basics of drawing a cup, adding a straw, and coloring your art.

19. How to Draw Hair in a Bun

How to Draw Hair in a Bun
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw Hair in a Bun.

Drawing hair can be challenging, but this tutorial simplifies the process by focusing on drawing a bun hairstyle. It covers the basic shape of a bun and provides tips for adding texture and volume.

20. How to Draw a Cute Crown

How to Draw a Cute Crown
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw a Cute Crown.

Crowns are a fun and popular element draw. This tutorial shows you how to draw a cute crown step-by-step, perfect for adding to fairy tale illustrations or character designs.

21. How to Draw a Cute Cake

How to Draw a Cute Cake
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw a Cute Cake.

Want to add some sweetness to your drawings? This tutorial teaches you how to draw a cute and delicious cake step-by-step. It covers the basic shape of a cake and provides tips for adding mouth-watering details.

22. How to Draw the Torso for Beginners

How to Draw the Torso
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw the Torso (includes free worksheets).

The torso is an important part of the human body when it comes to drawing figures. This tutorial teaches you how to draw the torso accurately and add depth and dimension to your art.

23. How to Draw Legs for Beginners

How to Draw Legs for Beginners
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw Legs (includes free worksheets).

24. How to Draw a Hibiscus Flower Step-by-Step

How to Draw a Hibiscus Flower
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw a Hibiscus Flower.

Hibiscus flowers are vibrant and colorful, making them a great subject for drawing. This tutorial teaches you how to draw a hibiscus flower step by step, from the basic shape to adding details and shading.

25. How to Draw a Lotus Flower Step-by-Step

How to Draw a Lotus Flower
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw a Lotus Flower.

Lotus flowers are not only beautiful but also have a rich symbolism. This tutorial teaches beginners how to draw a lotus flower with step-by-step instructions.

26. How to Draw an Ice Cream Pop

How to Draw an Ice Cream Pop
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw an Ice Cream Pop.

Another fun food tutorial, this one shows you how to draw an ice cream pop with a bite taken out of it.

27. How to Draw Feet for Beginners

How to Draw Feet
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw Feet (includes free worksheet).

Just like hands, drawing feet can be challenging. This tutorial breaks down the process into simple steps, making it easy for beginners to draw realistic-looking feet.

28. How to Draw a Bar of Chocolate

How to Draw a Bar of Chocolate
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw a Bar of Chocolate.

Who can resist a bar of chocolate? This tutorial teaches you how to draw a cute chocolate bar with big and friendly eyes.

29. How to Draw a Head for Beginners

How to Draw a Head
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw a Head (includes free worksheets).

Learn how to draw a head from different angles with this tutorial. It covers the fundamentals of drawing facial features, proportions, and shading techniques.

30. How to Draw a Cute Shower

How to Draw a Cute Shower
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw a Cute Shower.

This tutorial teaches you how to draw a cute shower with water flowing. An additional feature you could add to your drawing is rosy cheeks.

31. How to Draw Mascara

How to Draw Mascara
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw Mascara.

Mascara is a staple in makeup illustrations, and this tutorial shows you how to draw it with a fun twist; a smiley face and cute eyelashes.

32. How to Draw Leaf Vines Step-by-Step

How to Draw Leaf Vines
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw Leaf Vines.

33. How to Draw Milk Tea

How to Draw Milk Tea
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw Milk Tea.

Milk tea is a popular drink that has become a trend in drawings. This tutorial teaches you how to draw milk tea, from the shape of the cup to the bubbles and straw.

34. How to Draw a Cute Glass of Water

How to Draw a Cute Glass of Water
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw a Cute Glass of Water.

Water may seem like a simple subject to draw, but this tutorial shows you how to add a cute twist to it.

35. How to Draw a Warm Drink

How to Draw a Warm Drink
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw a Warm Drink.

This tutorial teaches you how to draw a warm drink, such as coffee or tea, with steam coming from it.

36. How to Draw a Rose Step-by-Step

Watch the tutorial on How to Draw a Rose.

Roses are often seen as difficult to draw, but with this tutorial, even beginners can create stunning roses. The detailed instructions and illustrations make it easy for anyone to follow along.

37. How to Draw Cute Lipstick

How to Draw Cute Lipstick
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw Cute Lipstick.

This lipstick will add a touch of cuteness to any drawing, and this tutorial shows you how to draw it in a simple way.

38. How to Draw a Cute Rainbow

How to Draw a Cute Rainbow
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw a Cute Rainbow.

Rainbows are not only beautiful but also have a positive and uplifting meaning. This tutorial teaches you how to draw a cute rainbow. I encourage you to use your favorite colors to fill in your drawing.

39. How to Draw a Taco

How to Draw a Taco
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw a Taco.

This tutorial combines two fun elements; food and cute characters. It teaches you how to draw a taco with a smiley face, perfect for adding a touch of cuteness to your drawings.

40. How to Draw an Orchid Step-by-Step

How to Draw an Orchid
Watch the tutorial on How to Draw an Orchid.

Orchids are intricate and delicate flowers, but with this tutorial, even beginners can create stunning drawings of them. It breaks down the process into simple steps, making it easy for anyone to follow along.

Drawing is a skill that can be learned and developed with practice, patience, and the right guidance. The above-mentioned resources provide valuable tips and techniques for absolute beginners to start their drawing journey.

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I'm Tiffany, author of the 30-Day Drawing Challenge Workbook. I'm a crafting expert and writer with over 12 years of experience. I love sharing my passion for crafting, which includes crocheting, drawing, painting, and nail art.