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How to sketch up a city in ~15 minutes by shilin How to sketch up a city in ~15 minutes by shilin
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youtube link mentioned in the first panel: youtu.be/A9PIUG2fjcQ

I did a quick sketch last week of a cityscape, and a few people were wondering how I was able to draw it without going through too much trouble, so I redrew the piece and made a little tutorial for it! Obviously this looks very rough as it was meant to be and also because I made it in a real hurry for demonstration purposes, so please excuse some of the ridiculous looking buildings and other illogical appearances. to create more precise cityscapes using this method, simply stop using the brush tool and use line tool/polygonal lasso tool—even using the brush tool and holding down shift is fine—instead to create precise, straight lines. The slower you do this process the more accurate your final piece will be, however the premise of this method is that if you want/need to do it fast, you can.

I hope this is helpful to some of you, and good luck!


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HiddenSpikeTrap Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
That...makes it seem so simplistic thank you! A great help!
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demacrado-ensueno Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014
This is really useful actually, thank you!
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ArtistStallion Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i love you.
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navalmode Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
This is very useful! thank you !
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AlonsoAlatriste Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
nicee very useful tut thanks
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Russell-K Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2014
I love the little monster attacking down town that you slipped in there
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ithor Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is pretty simple and useful! Thank you very much :heart:
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LittlePink-Mononoke Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014
Thank you very much
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Sunspirits Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very cool and helpful. I have been wanting to make city backgrounds now and then, but I found it to be too complicated.
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GreenGargoyle3 Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014
Extremely helpful!
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