Outline of drawing and drawings

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to drawing and drawings:

  • Drawing – activity of making marks on a surface so as to create some images, form or shape.
  • A drawing – product of that activity.

What types of things are drawing and drawings?[edit]

Types of drawing and drawings[edit]

Story telling[edit]

Non - story telling[edit]

Drawing techniques[edit]

Types of draughtsman[edit]

Draughtsman or draftsman –

Drawing media and equipment[edit]

A medium (plural: media) is a material used by an artist to create a work.

Common drawing media[edit]

Common bases for drawing[edit]

Other drawing equipment[edit]

Principles and elements of drawing[edit]

  • Composition
  • Elements of art – group of aspects of a work of art used in teaching and analysis, in combination with the principles of art. They are texture, form, line, color, value, and shape.
  • Perspective
  • Principles of art – set of guidelines of art to be considered concerning the impact of a piece of artwork, in combination with the elements of art.[1][2] They are movement, unity,harmony, variety, balance, emphasis, contrast, proportion, and pattern.

Drawing education[edit]



History of drawing[edit]

Some notable draftsmen and drawings[edit]

See also[edit]


External links[edit]