Sketch Like an Architect: Step-by-Step from Lines to Perspective

David Drazil, Architect & CG Artist

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9 Videos (44m)
    • Trailer

      1:42
    • Project Overview

      1:45
    • Lines & 2D Objects

      7:53
    • Basic Perspective Rules

      5:40
    • Shadows, Textures & Materiality

      6:45
    • Populating Your Sketch

      6:00
    • Adding Vegetation

      7:28
    • Awesome Perspective Sketch

      6:05
    • Final Thoughts

      0:52

About This Class

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In this class you are going to learn a step-by-step process how to sketch like an architect. It begins with the very basics of making straight lines and progresses to gradually more complex compositions of sketched perspectives. Along the way I will share important tips and tricks, drills, and techniques to achieve sketches with architectural look, strong character, and story within.

You will learn not only the sketching technique, but also about the thinking behind the process - e.g. why and how to add people to your sketches, how to create a sense of depth in an image, and much more.

This class is perfect for anyone interested in sketching or drawing. If you´re an architecture student, you´d like to capture the moments from your holidays, spaces around you, or you just like to doodle, then this class is just for you!

You don´t have to be great to start, you have to start to be great! So don´t worry, if you´re not super confident at sketching and give it a chance with this class. I´m looking forward to seeing all of your sketches..! :)

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I really enjoyed this class. As a beginner to Urban Sketching this class was a huge help. I,m hoping there will be more in the future.
Useful class and detailed handout!

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David Drazil

Architect & CG Artist

David Drazil is a young architect and CG artist from the Czech Republic, currently based in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Since his childhood he's been fascinated by visuals and has been inclined to fine arts, architecture, and graphic design. During his architectural studies, both in the Czech Republic and Denmark, David found his passion in the visual presentation of architecture - namely architectural sketching, visualisations, animation, and virtual reality.

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