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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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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