How to Draw Perfect Circles with Drawing & Shading Lessons & Tutorials
Learn how to draw figures & objects with circles, ovals, and ellipses with the following drawing tutorials.
Using Checkered Squares, it is easy to draw a perfect circle...even in perspective. This is an easy techniques for drawing circles perfectly in perspective.
Drawing a Circle When Turning it Left or Right, or Tipping it Forwards or Backwards
How to Draw and Shade Spheres as well as how to draw circles and ellipses.
To draw a circle using linear perspective, it is best to start with a square. The diagram shows a top view and a perspective view of a circle drawn in one-point perspective. After you have established a horizon line, then create a square that bounds the edges of the circle that you wish to create. Follow this step by step procedure to make convincing cirlces in perspective.
Geometry construction using a compass and straightedge
Watch an art expert teach you how to draw a circle in two-point perspective, including shading and perspective tips in this free illustration video.
Should you ever want to draw a circle and have no compasses at hand or should you want to draw a larger circle than you can with your compasses tie a bit of strong thread to a pin, make a loop in the string at whatever length you want the radius - that is half of the diameter of the circle - to be.
If you want to have some fun, pose this task as a challenge to your friends, then show them how it is done. Show them a figure like the one at the right. Easy, right? The challenge is this: draw it without lifting the pencil from the paper. If you think it can't be done, read on to find out how.
Draw a 4 inch circle without a compass...There are tools on the market that make it easy to draw a circle or an arc but if you cannot find the compass you used in grade school, there is another way that requires only simple items found in all homes.
Although there are many ways to draw a perfect circle, some work better than others in certain situations. Here are a few techniques; you pick your favorite!
How to Draw a Perfect Circle - Even for the most talented artists, one of the most difficult things to draw is a circle. In a story told by Vasari, the artist Giotto once drew a perfect circle to give to the Pope as a gift. There are several methods which can help one draw the best circle possible.