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 – 1678 by Lt. Pierie
Chutes Niagara – 1697 unknown
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.