How to Draw Geometric Forms

by Nicole Martinez

Supplies

  • Geometric still life
  • Paper
  • Drawing pencils
  • Eraser
  • Light
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Once you have draw the basic line,shape, and form, then you are ready to shade.

    Step 2

    I will add a light gray using a 2B graphite pencil. I will leave some areas of white where the light is reflected.

    Step 3

    I will add the next darker value by shading with a 5B pencil.

    Step 4

    I will continue to add my next darker value to all my forms using a 5B graphite pencil.

    Step 5

    I will continue my shading with a 5B pencil.

    Step 6

    Continue shading with your 5B.

    Step 7

    Continue shading with your 5B.

    Step 8

    Clean up and touch up.

    Step 9

    I will create a cast shadow depending on the direction of my light source.

    Step 10

    Step 11

    Step 12

    I will create a horizon line and shade my background.

    Step 13

    Step 14

    Darken and add shadows.

    Step 15

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