annecy sketch   annecy persp   annecy 1
Things to note: Don't draw the people so that they are too big to fit through any door ways   Define your eye level. From here objects that are below your eye level slope down and objects that are above your eye level slope up. This is an old street we have 2 vanishing points. Enen then because of the old buildings it is not precise. New office buildings will be more precise   Wet the paper and paint in the buildings allowing the paint to run. Avoid painting each building a different colour. Add a few darks in the foreground while the paper is still damp. Dab out any whites with kitchen paper.
annecy1   annecy final    
Add more details by painting the negative shapes. Note the 2nd building on the left we have painted the wall leaving the windows pale from the first wash. Avoid using the same colour for every window and painting in too many details. The viewers eye will complete the details   Add people, they give the composition a more realistic look, buildings with no people look deserted. click for people in the landscape. Put in shadow lines under windows and roofs with a flat brush