How to Draw a Prism Step by Step

How to Draw a Prism easy with this how-to video and step-by-step drawing instructions. Easy drawing tutorial for beginners and everyone.

How to Draw a Prism Step by Step

Please see the drawing tutorial in the video below

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You can refer to the simple step-by-step drawing guide below

Step 1

Therefore, the first thing to do is to outline the generalizations. Create two horizontal lines passing through the center of the upper and lower faces of the prism. Next, connect them with two vertical lines that form the sides of this geometric shape.

Step 2

To easily depict the top and bottom faces, in this stage we need to depict them in the form of an ellipse. This will keep us from getting confused in multiple faces and angles, keep them inside a single space and bring them to a common symmetry. Obey the law of linear perspective, the top must be flatter than the bottom.

Step 3

So now using the ellipses that we described in the previous stage, depicting the top and bottom sides of the prism, try to depict all the edges and angles most accurately and clearly. may. Don’t forget about the surest way to check the proportions of an image by placing it in the mirror.

Step 4

Now describe the vertical faces of the prism by connecting the corners created in the previous step. We want to note that the description of the transparent cube in the first stage is quite useful, to ensure the adequacy and correctness of the geometry described.

Step 5

Erase any unnecessary building lines and give prism drawings a clear and sharp look. During this stage, it is time to check the image’s symmetry again. You can also look in the mirror or turn upside down to see more clearly any errors.

Step 6

Remember that we are describing a volumetric object, let’s start painting the shadow. Notice how the artists of describe shadows on different sides of the prism. This method allows you to provide maximum geometrical mass.

Step 7

Continue adding shadows, making them darker and more contrasting if needed. At the same stage it is necessary to depict the shadow on the surface on which the prism is located. By the way, you can read more about this in our article on light and shadow.

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