Friday, May 13, 2016

Free Printable How To Draw Worksheet, Draw A Bell Tower

This free printable how to draw worksheet is helpful to draw a tower in a courtyard or village scene. It can be nice as a line drawing as illustrated or as a colorful project. I designed this as a take home handout for my art students.

Teachers and parents can use this in class as an extra activity or as a take home assignment. It can be an extra time fill in activity or given as an extra project.

FIRST A WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT
Learning to draw takes time and practice. If your picture does not turn out just the way you had in mind then try again. No one is as hard on themselves as a person who has the gift of art. Frustration shows you have the talent but skill is different and you just need to develop you skill to reach the same level as your talent, so practice and draw every day. Come back to my blog and try my other projects. I am always adding new ones and I am sure you will find some you like.

To print the worksheet below just highlight it and send it to your printer or save to your device to print later. If you have problems printing see the HOW TO PRINT TAB above or try one of the updated links below that have been modified to print better.

How to Draw A Belltower Worksheet

Here are two links that have been modified to print better.

CLICK HERE for a file in JPEG photo format.
CLICK HERE for a fIle in PDF format.


PRINTABLE NOTES

Begin by drawing lightly so you can erase later on. 

Use a ruler or straight edge to draw the straight lines.

Use shapes like rectangles, triangles, and squares to build the basic shape. 

Use a guideline down the center to keep things even.

The view is at a slight angle so the front and a short "foreshortened" side are both showing.  

Add arched doors and windows.

Add buildings on the side.

Use a guideline for the ground.

Use a grid for the stones. Star with horizontal lines evenly across the front and sides of the building. Then divide the lines with vertical lines. Draw a line around the arches for the supporting stones and divide the double line into sections to look like arch stones. 

Draw the interior of the tower seen through the arches. The tower is open on the other side so you can see through it and light shines in. Draw bushes and background through the windows.

Add texture by adding jagged mountains in the background and scribbly bushes or trees in the foreground.

Use dark areas to give interest.  Put shadows inside and on one side.
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