How to Draw an Easy City in One-Point Perspective

Learn how to draw a great looking Easy City in One-Point Perspective with easy, step-by-step drawing instructions, and video tutorial.

By following the simple steps, you too can easily draw a perfect Easy City in One-Point Perspective.

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Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing an Easy City in One-Point Perspective

How to Draw a Great Looking Easy City in One-Point Perspective for Kids and Beginners - Step 1

Easy City in One-Point Perspective step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Begin the easy city in one-point perspective outline by drawing a dot or point in the middle of your paper. From that point, extend six straight lines.

These lines should occupy roughly the lower left-hand corner of your page. You can use a ruler to make sure the lines are perfectly straight.

Extend most of the lines to the edge of the page. From the second and third lines, extend straight, horizontal lines. Draw straight, vertical lines between these lines and the one below them to create a brick pattern.

Easy Easy City in One-Point Perspective Drawing - Step 2

Easy City in One-Point Perspective step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Erase part of the three lines on the left of the picture. Connect the ends of these lines with horizontal and diagonal lines.

Now, you can see the shape of a house with a fence around it. On the roof, use rectangles and triangles to draw a dormer window.

Then, extend four more straight lines from the central point, two on each side. Draw straight lines between them. From the uppermost line, extend a horizontal line.

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Easy Easy City in One-Point Perspective Drawing - Step 3

Easy City in One-Point Perspective step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. Erase the lines between the vertical lines and the central point. Now, you can discern the shapes of buildings along the street.

Use straight lines to enclose rectangular prisms on top of and beside the existing buildings. Then, use a triangle and parallelogram to draw a triangular prism on top of one of the rectangular prisms.

Easy Easy City in One-Point Perspective Drawing - Step 4

Easy City in One-Point Perspective step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Continue drawing buildings farther down the street. Draw rectangular prisms and irregular geometric shapes. On top of one of the buildings, draw parallel vertical lines.

Connect them at the top with a curved line, and band the shape with another curved line. Then, extend two short, closely spaced vertical lines above it. Then, draw a stack of overlapping ovals.

Easy Easy City in One-Point Perspective Drawing - Step 5

Easy City in One-Point Perspective step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Use straight lines to enclose more geometric shapes and cubes in the distance. In the foreground, use a triangle and rectangle to enclose a prism alongside one of the buildings.

Below it, enclose pairs of parallel lines and connect each pair with a curved line.

Easy Easy City in One-Point Perspective Drawing - Step 6

Easy City in One-Point Perspective step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. Add details to your buildings. Draw an arched doorway on the front of the house and vertical lines along its fence.

Draw long, narrow, rectangular banks of windows on the building across the street, and band them with straight lines. Extend parallel, horizontal lines from the canopy to the street.

Easy Easy City in One-Point Perspective Drawing - Step 7

Easy City in One-Point Perspective step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Draw arched windows on the house and band them with straight lines. Use curved lines to enclose a bush or tree at one end. Then, draw rectangular windows on the building.

Add More Details to Your Easy City in One-Point Perspective Picture - Step 8

Easy City in One-Point Perspective step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. Band the column-shaped building with curved lines. Use rectangles or a cross-hatch pattern to detail the windows.

Complete the Outline of Your Easy City in One-Point Perspective Drawing - Step 9

Easy City in One-Point Perspective step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Use lines and crosshatching to detail distant buildings. Between the house and the canopy, draw several rectangles to indicate the crosswalk.

Then, draw successively smaller rectangles down the center of the street.

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Easy Room in One-Point Perspective step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 11

Your easy city outline is now complete. Use whatever colors you wish to color the buildings.

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Learn More About The Easy City in One-Point Perspective Drawing

Want to draw a three-dimensional city in a way that makes it come to life? Check out this easy city in one-point perspective drawing.

You can make a flat, lifeless city drawing, with squared buildings facing you - or, you can use a one-point perspective to replicate the way we view things naturally.

Scroll down for a downloadable PDF of this tutorial.

In this drawing, the buildings and the city street all seem to shrink and vanish as they draw closer to a single point on the horizon.

You will establish that point and intersecting guidelines before beginning your drawing.

You can see how to apply a one-point perspective from a different angle in this easy city drawing.

The step in which you would draw the point and lines is omitted, but you can see the perspective in how the lines of the crosswalk get smaller as they get farther away.

For more easy and fun guides, see the How to Draw an Easy City in Two-Point Perspective or Easy Room in One-Point Perspective Drawing tutorials.

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