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Drawing 3D letters is cool. Write Kate in 3D letters - graffiti letter style. It is an awesome feeling to be able to draw something that looks like it is ready to pop off the the 2D page. 3D letters are great for putting your name on the outside of folders and note books. They are also great for dressing up a sign or a homemade greeting card.


Now let's get started with the "How to Draw 3D Letters" step by step drawing tutorial!

3D Letters Drawing 1:
Sketch out the name you want to write in 3D. Keep the spacing between letters loose. In this case we are writing the name Kate.

3D Letters Drawing 2:
Using your sketched letters as a guide draw block letters around the sketched letters.

3D Letters Drawing 3:
Make the letters look 3D by drawing diagonal lines off the corners and connection them with lines parallel to the letters edges. On the round letters draw your diagonal at the point where the curve changes direction.

3D Letters Drawing 4:
Shade or color in the 3D portion of the letters. Shade the right side darker than the top. Use two tones to color the lower face of the letters.

3D Letters Drawing 5:
Color the upper face of your 3D Graffiti letters with two tones of a bright color.

3D Letters Drawing 6:
Outline your letters with a black marker. Add zig zags. edge extensions, parallel line segments and dots to give your 3D graffiti lots of energy on the page.

Congratulations you have finished this online art lesson,
"How to Draw 3D Letters!"

Great Job!

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