You don't need to be an architect to be able to draw buildings. All sorts of buildings -- world-famous landmarks, majestic castles and cathedrals, even buildings you might find in your own neighborhood -- are here in this article, ready for you to learn how to draw.
The easy, step-by-step instructions on the following pages can turn you into an artist. Anyone can do it. All you need is a No. 2 pencil, a pencil sharpener, an eraser, and a ruler. Then you can practice drawing a castle, lighthouse, or various other buildings.
Each drawing begins with a few simple shapes in red. The second step shows the first drawing in black. The new shapes and marks you're going to add appear in red.
This shows you how to make step one's drawing look like that in step two. The following steps also show the earlier drawings in black and the new marks and shapes in red.
Draw lightly with your pencil. This makes it easier to erase mistakes and other marks that change slightly in later steps. When you have finished, use a pen or fine felt-tip marker to darken the pencil marks that make up the finished drawing. Then gently erase any remaining pencil marks.
When you are done, you will have 15 drawings showing all kinds of buildings.
If you wish, you can add color by using crayons or colored pencils or markers. You may want to cut out your drawings and tape or glue them onto colored construction paper. Then you will be able to display your collection of drawings showing all sorts of buildings. Have fun.
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