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  • Sketching, Perspective, and an Old House

    Sketching, Perspective, and an Old House

    Yes, I know this sketch is done in oil. But something similar could easily be done in pencil. And, in the case of this sketch, it’s the lessons that are important not the medium. Speaking of lessons: There are three things I think are important to take away from this video. (Although you certainly don’t have to. No pressure.) First, although this is a drawing of architecture and involves perspective, the artist isn’t obsessive about it. He sketches in simple […]

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  • How to Draw Architecture: Portrait of a House

    How to Draw Architecture: Portrait of a House

    The artist who drew this house has drawn several.  In fact, he has a book out in the United Kingdom called Living in History, which depicts houses of a variety of styles you’ll find in the British Isles. Since I love houses, and since so much of drawing involves architecture, that’s fine with me. I also like watching the artist’s progress as he draws this particular house.  When you watch the video, you may notice a couple of things about […]

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