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Atlanta Skyline Pen & Ink #241Z

Pen & ink drawing of downtown Atlanta skyline at night.

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Atlanta Skyline #241Z


Atlanta skyline #241Z pen & ink watercolors is an article post, written by artist Stephen F. Condren, BFA-SAIC, at Condren Galleries, a Fine Arts Gallery, offering prints and JPEG & PDF scans, which are on sale at low discount prices. is a cityscape pen & ink drawing of downtown Atlanta and is take from Buckhead. The use of cross-hatching was done without intensity. The lines are clean and clear letting the viewer take in all the details of the buildings.

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Atlanta Skyline Pen & Ink 863 ~ 6/28/2018#203Z

Atlanta skyline pen & ink 6/28/2018B

Atlanta skyline pen & ink 6/28/2018B

Atlanta skyline pen & ink 6/28/2018b by skyline artist Stephen F. Condren, BFA-SAIC.

Skyline Delineation

The skyline of Atlanta is done in pen & ink. The pen & inks lend themselves to high contrast drawings. Since the lines are either black on nothing there is no room for compromise. The exactness and precision that the ink lines offer are excellent for architectural subject such as skylines. The lines in the drawing are all sharp and crisp due to the pen tip.

Hatching & Cross-hatching

The shade and shadows on this pen & ink are extensive. Lake Clara Meer is seen with all kinds of lines, the shoreline is heavily treated with hatching. The darkest part of the drawing is near the shoreline due to the lack of light.

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Atlanta Skyline Pen & Ink 823 #195Z

Atlanta skyline pen & ink 6/24/2018E

This article is about Atlanta skyline pen & ink 6/24/2018E, which is for sale at discount with prints by artist Stephen F. Condren, BFA-SAIC, of Condren Galleries, a Fine Arts Gallery, offering JPEG & PDF scans.

Atlanta skyline pen & ink 6/24/2018E
Pen & ink drawing of Atlanta by artist Stephen F. Condren.

Skyline Delineation

The skyline sketch is first laid out in pencil then I go over this in ink so that you can more clearly see the angle and horizon line. The pen & ink help convey the substance of the drawing better than just pencil alone. Please note that all of these lines are loosely done and provide the suggested concept of the work of art to come. This is just the staring point of the rendering process and this sketch is on a separate sheet of paper from the original work of art to come.

Hatching & Cross-hatching

The shade and shadows on the sketch are to help denote the affect of light on the composition. One of the most effective ways to demonstrate shade and shadows are with hatch lines. Hatch lines are short parallel lines drawn in a row along a shaded surface to as to “cast” the shadow on the image in the drawing.

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Atlanta Skyline Drawings #160Z

Atlanta skyline pencil drawing of downtown at night

This article is about Atlanta skyline drawings #160Z, and this is an article post, written by artist Stephen F. Condren, BFA-SAIC, at Condren Galleries, a Fine Arts Gallery, offering prints and JPEG & PDF scans, which are on sale at low discount prices. Because Atlanta skyline drawings are great, their prints are great!

Atlanta skyline drawings by artist Stephen F. Condren. The city of Atlanta offers a lot, from theaters and art to a would class business center. The robust skyline of Atlanta compliments the strong economic base of this queenly and gracious city. When I think of Atlanta I think of the Swan Mansion, only the finest! The drawings of the Atlanta are truly Atlanta skyline art.

I have categorized the drawing of Atlanta’s skyline by region and time of day. So there are drawings of midtown and Piedmont Park as well at midtown at night.

Atlanta skyline pencil drawings of downtown skyscrapers at night
Atlanta skyline pencil drawing of downtown at night by artist Stephen F. Condren.

As you can see from the drawing above the image is of downtown Atlanta at night. I enjoy doing the night time drawings because they bring out a different atmosphere than the standard day time drawings. I especially like the use of hatching and cross-hatching to bring out the shade and shadows as well as develop the contour of the buildings.

Atlanta skyline pencil line drawings of midtown in Piedmont Park.
Atlanta skyline drawing of midtown at Piedmont Park by artist Stephen F. Condren.

Atlanta Skyline Drawings Of Piedmont Park

One of the great treasures of Atlanta, and there are many, is Piedmont Park. Located in the heart of midtown Atlanta, Piedmont Park boast a robust skyline compliment by Lake Clara Meer.

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Chicago Skyline Drawing With John Hancock Center #085Z

Chicago skyline art color pencil drawing with John Hancock Center.

This article is about Chicago skyline #085Z color pencil drawing with John Hancock Center, which is for sale at discount with prints by artist Stephen F. Condren, BFA-SAIC, of Condren Galleries, a Fine Arts Gallery, offering JPEG & PDF scans. This is my color pencil drawing of the Chicago, Illinois, skyline of the near north side with the John Hancock Center. Focus is on the color pencil medium. The color pencil lines give a strength  to the drawing because the line work clarifies the architectural elements. Also, the use of many different colors make the body of the drawing more robust and finished. The color from the pencils also provide an excellent enhancement to the tones of the setting sun.

Chicago Skyline Art Of John Hancock Center #2458. Points of the skyline drawing are as follows:

  • John Hancock Center

  • Construction

  1. John Hancock Center: The John Hancock Center is a large scale office building and high rise residence. This building is the anchor of this color pencil drawing of the Chicago skyline. The John Hancock Center, which stands firmly behind. The Drake Hotel and the Palmolive Building, both historic gems of Chicago architecture.
  2. Construction: Originally, the construction of the John Hancock Center was planned to be a complex with two separate towers connected by the parking helix. However, the Casino Club on the north east corner of the property would not sell. Thus there was not enough land area to build the tow towers and so redesigned the plaza to house the giant single story building that we all know so well today.

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Atlanta Skyline Drawings Of Downtown At Night #016Z

Atlanta skyline drawing of downtown

This article is about Atlanta skyline #016Z drawing of downtown, which is for sale at discount with prints by artist Stephen F. Condren, BFA-SAIC, of Condren Galleries, a Fine Arts Gallery, offering JPEG & PDF scans. This article is about my pencil drawing of downtown Atlanta, Georgia, at night.

Skyline Drawings Of Downtown Atlanta At Night #820. To do this I highly recommend the following:

  1. A good chair to sit and take in the evening lights to get the form of the buildings.
  2. Have all of your materials at hand.
  3. Study the lighting careful as it is the guide to delineating the skyscraper contours.

As you can see from the drawing the evening sky forms the backdrop of this drawing. Yet, it is not a flat dark space, rather, it very much has a lot of light from the city being reflected through it. This is captured through the use of crosshatching the pencil line. Cross hatching is an excellent way to attain light because it keep paper space between the stroke allowing for the white of the paper to show through as your light source.

Having a good and solid grasp of the figures of the foreground buildings ads to the over all high quality of the drawing. Remember, you want your drawings to express you and what you are, not a copy-paste or worse yet a photograph. Drawing is meant to express you!

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Atlanta Skyline Drawing Of Downtown #015Z

Atlanta skyline pencil drawing

This article is about Atlanta Skyline #015Z drawing of downtown, which is for sale at discount with prints by artist Stephen F. Condren, BFA-SAIC, of Condren Galleries, a Fine Arts Gallery, offering JPEG & PDF scans. This article is about my drawing of the downtown Atlanta, Georgia, skyline that I use for making prints.

  1. Have all of your supplies on hand.
  2. Have a perspective point of the site.
  3. Keep firm control of the contour lines that outline the structures.

Atlanta will always hold a deep place in my heart. When I do drawings of here it is as though I hear her calling to me. I have the same feelings with I think of Japan, as I had served there when I was a young man.

This drawing has all the characteristics of a pen & ink drawing, that is, it has full body of line that firmly convey the buildings and the city block that they rest on. The scene does not look chaotic or crowded.

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Atlanta Skyline Drawing Of Midtown At Piedmont Park #014Z

Atlanta skyline drawing of midtown

This article is about Atlanta Skyline #014Z drawing of midtown at Piedmont Park, which is for sale at discount with prints by artist Stephen F. Condren, BFA-SAIC, of Condren Galleries, a Fine Arts Gallery, offering JPEG & PDF scans. This article is about my drawing of the midtown Atlanta, Georgia, skyline at Piedmont Park.

Atlanta Skyline Drawing Of Midtown At Piedmont Park #818. Key elements to this work of art are as follows.

  1. A firm grasp of you perspective with a solid knowledge of your horizon line.
  2. Possess supplies at hand ready for focused detailing.
  3. Have and good understanding of architecture and structural detailing.

This drawings shows the midtown portion of Atlanta at Piedmont Park. We are just by Lake Clara Meer but it cannot be seen in this rendering of the city.

The most complicated element of the drawing was the sloping landscape, this is because I had to draw the scene very accurately so as to keep the skyscrapers in the background look upright and straight, not as though they were sloped or off alignment. The drawing is a success! I am very please in how I captured the gentle slope down to Lake Clara Meer. I used soft horizontal strokes on the lawn the gentle let your eye move downward.

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Atlanta Skyline Drawing Of Piedmont Park #012Z

Atlanta skyline drawing of Lake Clara Meer

This article is about Atlanta skyline #012Z drawing of Lake Clara Meer is about my pencil drawing of Midtown Atlanta, Georgia, which is for sale at discount with prints by artist Stephen F. Condren, BFA-SAIC, of Condren Galleries, a Fine Arts Gallery, offering JPEG & PDF scans.

Skyline Drawing Of Piedmont Park Points

  1. Have all art supplies ready at hand.
  2. Choose a segment of the cityscape that you like and focus on it.
  3. Be alert to any obstacles that will affect the rendering.

Atlanta has always been one of my favorite cities because she is beautiful and has so much to offer. In this view I have chose the midtown view at Piedmont Park overlooking Lake Cara Meer.

Pencil unlike pen & ink always the artist to give a full range of tone to the drawing by using subtle degrees of shade and shadow to make the image. This is what I have done in this drawing. To the right side of the main boathouse you can see a smaller structure with a hip roof to the right. I have darken gradually the eaves and sides of the building so as to differentiate it from the trees. In the same manner I have shaded the central block of the main building to give it a sense of presence in the drawing.

The towering skyscrapers in the background make a wonderful support to this fine cityscape drawing.

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Stephen F. Condren ~ Artist

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School of the Art Institute of Chicago ~ BFA