How to Draw an Easy City in Two-Point Perspective

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Complete Easy City in Two-Point Perspective drawing
Complete Easy City in Two-Point Perspective drawing

You can draw an easy city in two-point perspective. All you will need is a pencil, an eraser, and some paper.

Anyone can create a flat city drawing, with the rectangular fronts of buildings lined up one after another.

You can even do this with famous cities, such as a New York City skyline drawing. But flat drawings are far from realistic.

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Have you ever noticed how distant objects appear to grow smaller and then vanish on the horizon?

Drawing in a two-point perspective accomplishes the same thing. You will first establish two points, then lines that overlap these points.

These will serve as guidelines for two streets that disappear along the horizon.

The aspect of this drawing may remind you of the famous Flatiron Building in New York City, a narrow building with streets on each side.

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

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

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

1. Begin the easy city in two-point perspective outline by drawing a horizontal line. Draw two points on opposite ends of the line and a vertical line left of the center.

Extend three lines downward from each point. The outer lines should reach the edge of the page, while the inner lines should meet each other in line with the vertical.

Then extend lines above the horizontal from each point to meet at the vertical line.

Draw two more vertical lines across the horizontal, intersecting the diagonal lines. Enclose a rectangular shape to form a doorway.

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

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

2. Erase the upper diagonal lines between the points and vertical lines. Erase the horizontal line from the building.

Draw a vertical line in the doorway, and draw two columns of rectangular windows on each side of the building.

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

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

3. Use straight lines to enclose a partial pentagon shape on top of the building. Then, draw another building - a rectangular prism - along the uppermost diagonal.

Enclose a rectangle shape on each side of the building, and a triangular prism on top of it. Erase the diagonal line from between the buildings.

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

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

4. Draw vertical and diagonal lines to create rectangular windows on the sides of the building. Then, draw another rectangular prism-shaped building along the diagonal.

Draw a short rectangular prism on top of it, then erase the diagonal line between the buildings.

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

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

5. Draw a rectangle and a half circle on the side of the building, and band both with straight lines.

Then draw two more buildings on the opposite diagonal. Detail one building with rectangles on the side.

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

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

6. Draw one more building, and detail them all with vertical or cross-hatched lines to form windows.

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

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

7. Next, draw a round tower above the other buildings. Extend parallel, vertical lines from the tops of the buildings. Connect them with curved lines.

Draw two shorter sets of parallel lines connected by curved lines. Draw a straight, vertical line with a circle on top.

Band the building with straight vertical lines and curved horizontal lines to form windows. Then, draw successively smaller rectangles down the center of one street.

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

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

8. Draw trees alongside the streets, erasing as necessary. Use an oval for the base, parallel lines for the trunk, and connected curved lines for the leafy top.

Then, draw a pair of lines on the sidewalk in front of each building.

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

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

9. Draw more trees and potted plants. Draw clouds in the sky using straight and curved lines.

Color Your Easy City in Two-Point Perspective Drawing

Your easy two-point city outline is now complete. Color your city however you’d like.

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