Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower , La Tour Eiffel  is an 1889 iron lattice tower located on the Champ de Mars in Paris that has become both a global icon of France and one of the most recognizable structures in the world. The tallest building in Paris, it is the most-visited paid monument in the world; millions of people ascend it every year. Named for its designer, engineer Gustave Eiffel, the tower was built as the entrance arch to the 1889 World's Fair.
The tower stands 324 metres (1,063 ft) tall, about the same height as an 81-storey building. It was the tallest man-made structure in the world from its completion until the Chrysler Building in New York City was built in 1930. Not including broadcast antennas, it is the second-tallest structure in France after the 2004 Millau Viaduct.
Amazed by the structure, i decided to have a sketch practice since it is uni mid-term break now. i did really enjoy the process. Sketching and painting is really a luxurious enjoyment especially in busy days.
step by step in painting this :
1. Sketch and paint the base
2. Start outlining the eiffel tower
3. Outlining the rest

4. Tada, its done and i'm in Paris now!


  1. Amazing painting!
    It's good to look at the tower from afar, not up-close, really.

  2. thanks! i have never arrive eiffel but i hope i could one day! it is always nice to sketch and paint because they bring me away from reality :>