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Escher-Esque Isometric Drawing - Project #156

Time: 1 Class Period
Difficulty: Moderate
Cleanup: None

Isometric Paper
Black Fine Line Marker
Graphite Pencil
Markers in assorted Gray tones
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Create a drawing that resembles the works of M. C. Escher. This project also has an instructional video available!


  • Step 1
    With pencil, draw the outline of the drawing on isometric paper. Use a ruler to keep the lines straight.
  • Step 2
    Use a light grey marker to shade the fronts.
  • Step 3
    Use a slightly darker grey marker to shade the tops.
  • Step 4
    Use a darker grey marker to shade the left sides.
  • Step 5
    Use one of the darkest greys to shade in the rest. Use a fine line pen and ruler to outline the shapes.

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