How to Draw a Building

Artist: PuzzlePieces / November 19, 2010

Step 1.

Everyone remembers building skyscrapers with buildings blocks while growing up, weather they were legos, or duplos or the heavy duty wooden ones that last forever unlike the plastic ones they mass produce today. Well the concept of drawing them isn't   

Step 2.

Knowing what sorts of materials go into making a building will help with the drawing process. There are the man made building materials, bricks and metal. Bricks are normally used to walls while metal is normally used for roofing and support beams. T   

Step 3.

After you know that, you just have to add the details that made a building, well, a building. You need to be able to get in and out of the building, so you will need a door. Most people like to be able to look outside of the building, so you'll need    

Step 4.

Now let's give it a try! First we'll start with our building blocks. If you're working on paper for this, you can use a ruler to get your lines straight, but if you're working on the computer with a program like photoshop, things can be a little tric   

Step 5.

Next we'll map out our details, where we want our windows and our doors to be. We can also add other feature's like a small ledge as well as a feature like a bay window (that's a small section that comes out from the building and normally has seating   

Step 6.

Now just outline your details and you're all set for coloring. You can add smaller details like drawing out the layers of pricks or stone, doing the texture of the wooden door or adding a glare to the windows. And there you have it, a quick and easy    

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Artist: PuzzlePieces
Date Added: November 19, 2010
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