If You Have Hands & Eyes You Can Draw! (Drawing Basics 101: Shapes & Shading)

If you´ve been dying to learn how to draw, but don´t know where to start, look no further. The basic fundamentals of drawing begins with understanding shapes and shading. The most basic of shapes are the sphere, the cylinder, the cube, and the cone. Understanding light and shading is the second step. You can draw almost anything with some basic understanding of shapes and light.
 
Learning something new doesn´t have to be expensive. A basic pencil with an eraser and some blank paper is all you will need. Below are some of the best free resources to learn fundamental drawing basics.

Basic Sphere:
https://www.artistsnetwork.com/art-mediums/drawing/draw-a-sphere-in-6-easy-steps/

Thorough Sphere:
https://www.thedrawingsource.com/sphere-drawing.html

Basic Cylinder:
https://www.drawingforall.net/how-to-draw-a-cylinder/

Basic Cube:
https://www.magenta-sky.com/draw-cube-handy-guide-beginners/

Basic Cone:
https://www.drawingforall.net/how-to-draw-a-cone/

Beginners Guide to Light and Shadow:
https://willkempartschool.com/a-beginners-guide-to-shadow-light-part-1-drawing/

Ultimate Pencil Shading Tutorial: 
https://rapidfireart.com/2016/07/19/how-to-shade-the-ultimate-tutorial/

Skill Share Graphite vs Charcoal:
https://www.skillshare.com/classes/Charcoal-Graphite-Shading-Techniques/600265064

Basic Cylinder:
https://www.drawingforall.net/how-to-draw-a-cylinder/

Basic Cube:
https://www.magenta-sky.com/draw-cube-handy-guide-beginners/

Basic Cone:
https://www.drawingforall.net/how-to-draw-a-cone/

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