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Grid method
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Printouts:


Advanced printouts (with shading):

Copying process

Locate the square on the grid.
See where the shape crosses the grid line and place the marks on your grid.

Find the highest (lowest) point of the shape.

Mark it.

Now... it's like connecting the dots.

Draw the outline of the shape.

Fill it in.

Find the next square to copy.

If the shape is too small or detailed - divide the square into 4 quadrants.

Again, mark the grid lines where the shape outline crosses it.

Draw the outline.

Fill it in.

For detailed and complex shapes - divide the square again.

Draw the "big" shapes first.

Once you have the main outline...
Place the key marks for the details.

Outline details and fill in the shape.

Continue with the rest of the picture.

 

 

 

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