Learn how to draw using a grid


Copy the shape in each square of the grid, using the grid to help you judge size and shape.

By Chrissy Begle, Layout And Design Editor

You can try this method with other pictures by making a photocopy of the picture that you want to draw and making your own grid with a ruler and pen
on both the photocopy and your drawing paper. For extra help, you can subdivide the grid even further.

Concentrate on the “negative space” or the space around the shape that you are drawing to help you train your eye to see the shape in relation to the
drawing. Draw with light, sketchy lines; you can darken them as you are more certain that they are correct.

The upper right corner has been started for you.

Grid Draw
(Image from pixabay.com)