# How to draw how the Chinese Pagoda

**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.

**Step 1**

Mark off the width and height of the picture. Define the general proportions of the Chinese pagoda. Draw a line through its center.

**Step 2**

Add the pillars of the Chinese pagoda.

**Step 3**

Draw the top parts of the roofs.

**Step 4**

Outline the pagoda roof edges.

**Step 5**

Delineate the shapes of walls, railings and a finial.

**Step 6**

Add lines to define the shape of the building.

**Step 7**

Work on the whole figure, paying special attention to details.

**Step 8**

Contour the Chinese pagoda, trying to vary the thickness and blackness of the line. Add more details and grass. Erase all guidelines.

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