Drawing City Blocks

As a New Yorker, it’s easy to sometimes look past the daily benefit of walking down our streets with many gorgeous 18th – 20th century buildings, brownstones, and shops. Once you start looking, almost every block reveals a vibrant scene of intricate detail to capture. But have you ever wondered how to exactly draw out such a scene? And in the right perspective?

At ImageThink, we love discovering new strategies for illustrating the vast world around us. We recently were thrilled to discover this helpful step-by-step tutorial on how to draw a classic New York city block. Broken down in a step by step process, the tutorial shows one how to first apply the right guides lines, sketch in basic geometric shapes, and then begin focusing on adding the architectural detailing to make your image sing!


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