Its in the Details

Windows, doors, roofs, stoops, railings, steps, gutters, soffits, overhangs, patios, porches, pools, and ponds—these are the details that houses (and yards) are made of. Go for a close-up view and render one of those details in particular. Even a crack in the adobe can make for an interesting close-up house drawing.

The Art of Drawing

Even if you're not doing a close-up view, the details will separate this house from the one next door—and the one in the next town. Try a portrait of your own house or one for a friend. Draw all your neighbors' houses, then knock on their doors and sell them the portraits!

The individuality of a particular house is as simple as its details. What element strikes you as the most compelling around which to organize the composition of your drawing?

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