Topic outline of drawing

Topic outline of drawing

Drawing is a means of making an image, using any of a wide variety of tools and techniques. It generally involves making marks on a surface by applying pressure from a tool, or moving a tool across a surface.

The following topic outline is provided as an overview of and introduction to drawing:

Types of drawings

* Anatomical drawingnot always

Basic drawing concepts

* Color theory
* Composition
* Figure drawing
* Linear perspective
* Paper
* Computer
* Proportion
* Sketch (drawing)


* Animation
* Caricature
* Cartoon


* Chalk
* Charcoal
* Colored pencils
* Crayons
* Graphite
* Inked brushes
* Marker pens
* Pastels
* Pen and ink
* Pencil


* Paper
* Bleach
* Wax
* Glue Gun
* Fixative


* Diagramming
* Technical drawing
* Engineering drawing
* Technical drawing


* Blind contour drawing
* Gesture drawing
* Grisaille
* Mass drawing
* Scribble

Notable drawing artists

* R. Crumb
* Jacques-Louis David
* Albrecht Dürer
* M.C. Escher
* Hans Holbein the Younger
* Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres
* Paul Klee
* Henri Matisse
* Michelangelo
* Pablo Picasso
* Leonardo da Vinci
* Antoine Watteau

See also

* List of basic painting topics
* List of basic sculpture topics

External links

* [ Timeline of Drawing Development in Children]

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