Ok, maybe this lesson on “How to Paint Like Hayao Miyazaki” will not result in work of his stature, but it was interesting to see how basic his technique is. Great work, simple approach.
Here’s a piece on much much older drawing lessons from Katsushika Hokusai Who Famously Painted The Great Wave off Kanagawa. The lessons themselves are online. You can get a sample of them, here: Japanese – Quick Lessons in Simplified Drawings. Old but still relevant.
As for other tools (some NSFW) that can help you draw and paint, there’s Figurosity, Figure drawing poses and gesture drawing tools. There is Magic Poser Web. Give intro Line of Action a visit. Lastly, here’s 20 Artistic Prompts to Get You Through a Creative Slump.
Speaking of NSFW, here’s a good online lesson on Drawing with Charcoal in Craftsy, that I found really good.
Need more help? Here’s a good exercise from Austin Kleon: The 30-minute noticing workout.
Here’s a wealth of Watercolour lessons for anyone who wants to go that way.
This article on Netherlands-based designer Teun Zwets who makes storage from residual or waste materials is inspirational, I thought. Look at how beautiful they are.
Maybe making art from discarded things is a good inspiration for you, too.
Need more inspiration? Read this, which has famous artists talking about how to be an artist.
Now get to work.