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How To Make A Grid Drawing
10 steps
What you’ll need
1 sheet
Paper: 80 Lb White Sulfite Drawing Paper
Photocopy Of Picture You Want To Draw
Pencil
Grid Frame With Center Cut Out
Buy
Ruler
White Gel Pen
Cut out the center square - throw it away.
1. Cut out the center square - throw it away.
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Play with the orientation: Vertical or Horizontal? Make sure your composition is in interesting!
2. Play with the orientation: Vertical or Horizontal? Make sure your composition is in interesting!
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Tape your picture to the frame so it won’t move.
3. Tape your picture to the frame so it won’t move.
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Write your name and hour at the top
4. Write your name and hour at the top
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Using your pencil or gel pen line up the tick marks on opposite sides to draw lines over the top.
5. Using your pencil or gel pen line up the tick marks on opposite sides to draw lines over the top.
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Use your ruler to place a tick mark every 2 inches around all four sides of your paper.
6. Use your ruler to place a tick mark every 2 inches around all four sides of your paper.
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Connect the tick marks: left to right, top to bottom
7. Connect the tick marks: left to right, top to bottom
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Write the letters and numbers on your GOOD paper so they match! One box will have A and 1 together!
8. Write the letters and numbers on your GOOD paper so they match! One box will have A and 1 together!
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Begin in A1 - transfer EXACTLY what you see - map it out with dots. Connect the dots.
9. Begin in A1 - transfer EXACTLY what you see - map it out with dots. Connect the dots.
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If the square is complex mark the lines on the copy and mark 1/2way points in the square -> Transfer
10. If the square is complex mark the lines on the copy and mark 1/2way points in the square -> Transfer
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Thanks!