Learn Shape Drawing by Drawing Your Favourite Chair

A chair may not be too exciting to draw but it is great for looking at shapes and you can normally find a chair somewhere at home. This three part series shows you how to look for the shapes and put them on paper. good luck and remember to use good paper , pencils, and paper if possible. I work in three areas when drawing-Shape, Detail, and Shadow. Once you have gone through the exercises below try drawing your favourite chair from home.

Find the shapes in your chair exercise

Start to draw the chair using basic shapes

Add details to the chair to make it look like a chair

Adding light and shadow to drawings

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About the Artist

Bruce Outridge is a cartoonist from Burlington Ontario Canada. In addition to custom illustration, art instruction, and drawing caricatures for events and gifts he helps artists improve their drawings and also create careers from their talent. You can learn more about Bruce and his work at www.bruceoutridgeproductions.com.