In this lesson, you will learn how to draw the Empire State Building. This lesson will be very helpful for you, and it consists of nine steps.
So, I am glad to offer you this very useful and exciting drawing lesson, in which I will tell and show you how to draw the Empire State Building step by step. This is another drawing lesson that is dedicated to depicting architectural structures. Completing this lesson will help you greatly improve your artistic skills as you practice drawing geometric shapes such as straight lines, squares, and rectangles. If you want your drawing to look nicer and neater, you can use a ruler when needed.
The Empire State Building is one of the most famous buildings in the world. The Empire State Building is a 102-story skyscraper located in New York on Manhattan Island. The Empire State Building is a National Historic Landmark in the United States. This construction was part of an intense competition for the title of the tallest building in the world. The owners of the skyscraper, leaving it as a huge office building, which employs over 20 thousand people, are also focusing on its attractiveness for tourists. In the early years of its operation, the Empire State Building was equated with the eighth wonder of the world. The facades are devoid of any decor and are maximally simplified, however, the object is undoubtedly attributed to the Art Deco style. Not the last role in this is played by a set of materials—chrome steel, plastic, and glass.
By learning how to draw the Empire State Building, you will be able to depict the cityscape and complement it with the image of this architectural object. If you are ready to start drawing the Empire State Building, then you can prepare the art supplies you need right now, and then start drawing, carefully following my instructions. I am sure that you will easily cope with this work, and you will also be very pleased with the result of your efforts.
- Coloring supplies
Time needed: 30 minutes
How to Draw the Empire State Building
- Start drawing the bottom of the Empire State Building.
To complete this step, draw two rectangles of different widths and also add straight lines.
- Finish drawing the bottom of the Empire State Building.
Add a few more straight vertical and horizontal lines of varying lengths.
- Start drawing the middle part of the Empire State Building.
Above the previously drawn elements, add some rectangles, a square, and straight lines.
- Finish drawing the middle part of the Empire State Building.
Above the previously drawn elements, add rectangles of different sizes, as shown in the figure.
- Draw the top of the Empire State Building.
Above the previously drawn rectangles, add some elements using straight and curved lines.
- Add the inside of the Empire State Building.
Inside the drawn rectangles, draw straight horizontal and vertical lines of different lengths.
- Depict the outlines of the windows of the Empire State Building.
Now you need to add a lot of short horizontal lines as well as a few vertical lines.
- Sketch out the windows at the bottom of the building.
At the bottom of the building, add straight vertical and horizontal lines of varying lengths.
- Color the drawing.
To color the Empire State Building, you can use gray.
Don’t forget to download the PDF file, which contains a short version of this lesson, as well as additional practice materials to help you complete it.