Tag Archives: grid drawing

“Ann” Pencil Portrait Speed Drawing

Here is a time-lapse video of a detailed realistic pencil portrait I recently completed for members of the Let’s Draw People Club! This portrait is of a woman I named “Ann”. As you can tell from the video, I used a light box and grid to make a line drawing of “Ann” on Bristol board paper. Then I shaded in …

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How to Draw Tennis Shoes Using a Grid

Learning how to draw tennis shoes is a great way to practice observing fine details and enhance your drawing skills. To start, you can freehand draw the tennis shoes on your drawing paper, but I chose to create a grid drawing to ensure I captured the accurate proportions of my shoes. Here is the reference picture I used. My drawing paper size is …

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Grid Drawing For Perfect Faces And Forms

Though often considered a beginner’s tool, grid drawing is used by new and experienced artists alike. Drawing faces and the human form is one of the most difficult tasks an artist faces, which is why so many despair at the thought and stick to landscapes or still lifes. Drawing people takes practice and dedication, as well as an arsenal of …

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Simple Drawing Techniques for Realistic Pencil Portraits

The desire of man to keep for himself a record of his everyday activities is so powerful that simple drawings were developed just to provide a solution to such a necessity. Cave paintings, hieroglyphics, and all artistic attempts to capture any moment quickly became a popular method of communication and thus enhancing human development. The art of drawing has been …

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Artograph ART-O-GRAPH Lightracer Light Tracer Elite II

Constructed of lightweight aluminum, this light box offer an unobstructed flat 12" x 18" work surface for viewing and tracing. Accurate 90 degree edges indicates precise reference for measuring and attaching T-squares. The result is a bright viewing window that is free of hot spots or shadows. Replacement lamp is an 8 watt, 12" fluorescent.

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