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Free Online Drawing Classes


Anyone can learn how to draw by taking a free online drawing class. The top-rated free online drawing classes in this list offer helpful instruction for beginning artists of every age. Use the web as your art instructor and you can log on to learn whenever you please.

About.com Learn to Draw

Check out the dozens of lessons in this free online drawing class from About.com. Complete beginner's tutorials, learn how to choose the best drawing supplies, and start an artist's sketchbook.

Drawing Coach

These free drawing classes skip the heavy theory and help students get started drawing immediately. Have fun learning how to draw portraits, cartoons, caricatures, and tattoos. All lessons include step-by-step instructions and examples. Some lessons also include video tutorials.

DrawSpace Drawing Lessons

This collection of free online drawing classes contains dozens of illustrated lessons for beginning, intermediate, and advanced artists. Learn how to set up a studio, create line drawings, shade correctly, and cartoon.

Drawing 101

This free online drawing class from Suite 101 provides eight quick lessons on drawing essentials including: sketch books, lines, color, creating depth, shadows, and more.

How to Draw a Head

This high-quality video course will teach you how to draw a head from a photo or from memory. The instruction focuses on facial proportion, expressions, and sketching basics.

The Original Art School Online

This free online drawing class provides eight lessons from a professional artist. Lessons focus on color perspective and psychology.

Drawing for Animation

Sign up for this free online animation drawing class and receive regular lessons by e-mail. The lessons are designed to help beginning animators or provide experienced computer animators with the basics.

Home School Arts

Take these free online drawing classes to learn artistic basics. Lessons focus on topics such as: pencil drawing, perspective, and ink.

Toad Hollow Studio Learn How to Draw

Check out these free online drawing lessons for instruction in at levels. Beginning lessons include line drawing, contour drawing, and shading.
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