How to Create a Winter Landscape. Option 1

Using the basic rules of one point perspective, we will create a tranquil winter landscape

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How to Create a Winter Landscape. Option 1
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Draw a horizon line across the paper and add a vanishing point near the left side.

Draw a horizon line across the paper and add a vanishing point near the left side.

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Using the ruler and create 2 straight lines from the vanishing point to the edge of the paper.

Using the ruler and create 2 straight lines from the vanishing point to the edge of the paper.

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Do this again below the first two lines that you drew. You should now have a total of four lines coming out of the vanishing point.

Do this again below the first two lines that you drew. You should now have a total of four lines coming out of the vanishing point.

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Place the ruler VERTICALLY on your paper

Place the ruler VERTICALLY on your paper

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Create vertical posts for the fence. CAREFUL- you might want to make these lines diagonal- KEEP THEM VERTICAL!

Create vertical posts for the fence. CAREFUL- you might want to make these lines diagonal- KEEP THEM VERTICAL!

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Draw three trees that change in size. Erase the part of the horizon line that cuts through the trees.

Draw three trees that change in size. Erase the part of the horizon line that cuts through the trees.

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Gather tempera paint, a brush, and water

Gather tempera paint, a brush, and water

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Wet the brush and rub the brush on the paint

Wet the brush and rub the brush on the paint

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Using cool colors, paint stripes in the sky area. Be careful not to paint the trees!

Using cool colors, paint stripes in the sky area. Be careful not to paint the trees!

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Get a small amount of black tempera paint, a smaller brush, and water

Get a small amount of black tempera paint, a smaller brush, and water

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Using a small brush, add texture on the birch trees

Using a small brush, add texture on the birch trees

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Using a smaller brush, paint your fence

Using a smaller brush, paint your fence

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Thin out the paint by getting water on your brush and just a little bit of paint

Thin out the paint by getting water on your brush and just a little bit of paint

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Using the thinned out paint, create shadows coming from the trees.

Using the thinned out paint, create shadows coming from the trees.

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Still using the thinned paint, create a diagonal line starting at the vanishing point and ending at the bottom of the paper

Still using the thinned paint, create a diagonal line starting at the vanishing point and ending at the bottom of the paper

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Add the posts to the fence. Please set it on the drying rack to dry and you are ALL FINISHED

Add the posts to the fence. Please set it on the drying rack to dry and you are ALL FINISHED

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