Sunday, February 9, 2014

Helpful Tips for Drawing Landscape Worksheet.

The free worksheet at the bottom of this page and the project notes below may be printed by teachers and parents for personal use and class room instruction.

Drawing is like any other discipline and needs to be practiced over and over to master it so draw every day. Come back and print off as many of my how to draw worksheets as you like, if you do them in a little while you will be surprised at how good an artist you have become. Do not get discouraged if the landscape in this project does not turn out the way you like, you are in the learning stages and your next drawing will be so much better. I have a lot of how to draw lessons to choose from come back often and try as many as you like.

Helpful tips for drawing a landscape worksheet.
The free worksheet above may be printed by highlighting it and sending it to your printer or saving to your device to print later. If you have problems printing this see the how to print tab above for suggestions.


There are many ways to draw a landscape these tips are what work for me.

As a rule do not put the horizon in the middle of the picture. If it is in the middle it just divides the picture in half and looks boring and like the artist does not have imagination. Put the horizon high on the page if you want to develop the foreground or put it low on the page if you want to have more sky.

The horizon may be mountains hills trees city buildings or any thing that is where the land meets the sky.

To give the picture realism have a background, a middle-ground, and a foreground. The back ground will be pale and lack detail. The middle ground will have some detail and a few colors. The foreground will have a lot of color dark areas and details.

In every picture is a place of interest, some call it the golden mean. It is not right in the middle because that would be boring. Imagine the picture is divided in half then the golden mean would be a third way up from the bottom of one half and half way across.

Use a road, a river, a row of fence post, or the curve of hills to bring your eye into the picture. Your eye will follow the strong lines so they show you how to look at the picture.

To see more how to draw worksheets like this click on the label, landscape at the sidebar.

Pen illustration for how to draw a landscape.

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