Drawing Day

Drawing Day

June 6th is National Drawing Day. Drawing and a natural wonder such as Niagara Falls go hand in hand. Below are a few classic examples of Niagara Falls drawings from over 400 years ago.

Cataract of Niagara

Cataract of Niagara – 1678 by Lt. Pierie

Chutes Niagara

Chutes Niagara – 1697 unknown

Drawn From Nature

Drawn from Nature by W. Vivian – year unknown

Modern drawings emphasis colour, and has even ventured into the land of computer art. Over the years numerous guests of the hotel have shared their rough drawings, doodles, and more advanced designs with our staff.

Niagara Falls Drawing Tutorials

The task of drawing Niagara can be daunting; there are a number of aspects such as water, rock and persepctive to deal with. Luckily there are a few step by step tutorials on the internet.

For those interested in a step-by-step outline, DragoArt has produced an intermediate level 16 step guide with screen shots on how to capture the Falls. Written Tutorial

Have you created a drawing of the Falls? If you have share it with us on the Marriott on the Falls Facebook page.

Location

Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls