How to draw a beach scene

Grid step

You can print out the base construction lines and start drawing on tracing paper or you can draw the grid layout yourself using the following steps… Show more

1) Draw a rectangle that will define the conditional proportions and boundaries of the chosen drawing.
2) From the middle of the rectangle, draw one vertical and one horizontal line equally dividing the shape.
3) Draw another horizontal line equally dividing the upper half of the rectangle. Similarly, draw a horizontal line equally dividing the bottom half of the rectangle.
4) Draw a vertical line equally dividing the left half of the rectangle. Similarly, draw a vertical line equally dividing the right half of the rectangle.

Hide
Step 1

Mark off the width and height of the picture. Define the main parts of the chair and the patio umbrella.

Step 2

Sketch the shape of the beach chair and draw an oval for the patio umbrella brims.

Step 3

Add several ribs to the patio umbrella and chair legs.

Step 4

Draw the top part of the umbrella and chair crossbar.

Step 5

Draw an oval for the dangling brims of the umbrella. Finish with the crossbars.

Step 6

Work on the shapes of the brims. Outline the chair cloth.

Step 7

Work on the whole figure of the chair, paying special attention to detail.

Step 8

Contour the beach scene, trying to vary the thickness and darkness of the line. Add more details and add the sand. Erase all guidelines.

Print version
Categories: 
Tags: 
Keywords: 
how to draw a beach scene, how to draw the beach, how to draw a beach chair, how to draw a beach umbrella
Author: 
Lena London
This drawing tutorial is a derivative work
(
tacing copy of photography work
).
Original image credit: 
Permission: 

Some rights reserved. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 License. You are free to share or adapt it for any purpose, even commercially under the following terms: you must give a link to this page and indicate the author's name and the license.