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Online Class

The Essentials of Sketching Architecture

$24.99$39.99

Sketch any building, anywhere.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including a printable supply list and color-mixing tips
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Stephanie Bower

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

You don't need to be an architect to confidently draw architecture! Join sketch artist and popular instructor Stephanie Bower as she guides you through the ins and outs of sketching buildings, no matter the aspects or features.

Lesson Breakdown

1. How We See Buildings
21:37
Instructor Stephanie Bower begins class with a refresher on architecture drawing fundamentals. She’ll cover one- and two-point perspective, parallel lines and eye-level line. Plus, find out a simple three-step process that pulls these elements together to start your sketches.
2. Architectural Elements
25:37
3. Building Materials
28:21
4. Sloping Surfaces
19:28
5. Tips & Techniques
18:13
6. Sketching Buildings on Location
22:27

Recommended with this class

  • Mechanical pencil
  • Kneaded eraser
  • Sketchbook

Taught by

Stephanie Bower
Stephanie Bower
Stephanie Bower is an architectural illustrator, a teacher, a watercolorist and a correspondent for the blog Urban Sketchers. After working as a licensed architect in New York City, Stephanie gravitated toward a career in architectural illustration and concept design. She has taught architectural sketching at Parsons School of Design, the University of Washington and Cornish College of the Arts.

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