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How to Draw Hermione Granger – Emma Watson in the Harry Potter films

How to Draw a Portrait of Hermione Granger – Drawing Emma Watson as the young Hermione in the middle of her Hogwarts High School years.

How to draw a portrait of Hermione Granger using simple art techniques.
This portrait drawing is of Emma Watson who plays the young Hermione Granger at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in the Harry Potter movies.

You can see in real time and fully narrated how using the simple shapes techniques and a few guide lines you can draw a portrait of anyone. This is not quite a beginners art tutorial but this portrait drawing lesson uses the same techniques that I use in basics and cartoon How to Draw videos. Just to a little higher finished level to encourage you in your drawing progress.

This art tutorial takes you from a blank piece of paper with a 2b and 4b pencil to a full portrait drawing in real time in two hours and forty minutes.

Drawing Avicii. Time-lapse drawing of Swedish EDM DJ Tim Bergling

Drawing Avicii time-lapse.

Here is my portrait time-lapse drawing of Swedish DJ Avicii, Tim Bergling, who sadly died aged 28 in April 2018.

Avicii worked with many musicians including Madonna, Chris Martin from Coldplay and Rita Ora with hits including Wake Me Up, Hey Brother and the recent Rita Ora track Lonely Together.

How to Draw Anything! The Basics Part 1 over 200 thousand views.

My beginners art tutorial ‘How to Draw Anything! The Basics Part 1 Using Shapes’ on youtube has now had over 200,000 views (As of February 15th 2017).

I produced this video in 2014 showing simple techniques that I learned from many books over 30 years ago about drawing and distilling them into a short 22 minute real time video to simply encourage people to have a go at drawing and to enjoy art.

Since then it has been lovely getting lots of comments that this simple art lesson has helped many people to enjoy drawing and develop their artistic creativity.

How to Draw Anything! The Basics Part 1 using shapes

In the long and distant past I learned how to draw by copying comics and cartoons. One of my earliest doodling memories was copying a ‘Bash Street Kids’ cartoon from the ‘Beano’ comic of them all in a clumped up in a giant snow ball. I then went on to Star Wars characters and 2000AD’s Judge Dredd, Batman and many others. But it doesn’t matter whether you want to draw a bird, a bee, a flea, a tree, a horse, a house or anything else, drawing (and then painting is colouring in) is a matter of practice.

But just like learning any other skill there are some principles that you can learn to help get you started and I hope that my Youtube videos may be of assistance here in your creative journey.

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