If you are an artistic type who enjoys drawing and favours landscapes, consider drawing a winter scene. This is one of the most beautiful types of landscapes you can draw. The usage of colour can help in a drawing of a winter scene. Although if you are good enough, it isn't necessary, as a convincing drawing can conjure up a chilly feeling of winter. If you have moderate to good artistic skills, it should be fairly easy.
- Skill level:
- Moderately Easy
Things you need
- Sketch pad
- Coloured pencils (optional)
Use a pencil with an eraser to draw some basic guidelines in a clean piece of sketchpad paper. Draw a curved, uneven line closest to the bottom of the paper that resembles a hilly area to represent the ground, and another similar line higher up. Draw a straight vertical line at either side of your paper with smaller lines branching out at angles at their tops. Finally, draw the basic triangular outline of a house in the distance.
Draw a horizontal line that reaches the height of the house outline. This will be a guideline for evergreen trees in the distance in your winter scene.
Fill in the details of the house and the two bare trees that are the closest items in your drawing. Draw a roof, door and some squares for windows in the house. Add some depth to the bare trees by filling out the trunk and the branches. Give the lowest guideline a few fluffy curves so that it resembles snow.
Draw the outline of several trees all in a row behind the house. Use the topmost guideline as a guide for the height of the trees, keeping them fairly even. Create a pyramidal shape with the trees, making them resemble Christmas trees.
Add in any additional details you want to your winter scene drawing. A small body of water, a fence, even a dog or other animal are good choices.
Tips and warnings
- Use coloured pencils to give your winter scene a more realistic look.
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