Where Are They

Inside, the scale of people and things is not much of a problem, because the distances are not great and the people are probably easy to see. Try drawing a friend working in the kitchen, or a family member snoozing in front of the TV, or an intimate friend in the tub or relaxing in the bedroom. The setting of your drawing helps place the person and adds a special feeling about the moment.

Placing people in your landscape can add both drama and character(s).

The Art of Drawing

Seeing and measuring the scale of your figures in the landscape relative to other elements will put them where you want them. The detail in your figures will vary according to their placement and importance in your landscape. Those guys off in the distance need to really be there, but you won't see the logos on their T-shirts.

Outside, however, is a different story; the possibilities are about as endless as the landscape itself. Your figures can be off in the distance and be just another element in the landscape, like a tree or fence. Or, they can be rather in the middle and be part of the action of the drawing, or in the foreground and be the action, with the landscape providing the backdrop and setting for their activity. People in the foreground, particularly if they are interestingly dressed, deserve some real attention to detail.

Homeowners Guide To Landscaping

Homeowners Guide To Landscaping

How would you like to save a ton of money and increase the value of your home by as much as thirty percent! If your homes landscape is designed properly it will be a source of enjoyment for your entire family, it will enhance your community and add to the resale value of your property. Landscape design involves much more than placing trees, shrubs and other plants on the property. It is an art which deals with conscious arrangement or organization of outdoor space for human satisfaction and enjoyment.

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