# How To Draw A Reflection

## Video: How To Draw A Reflection

Any person who can draw in the slightest degree has probably come across a transfer of reflection - it can be a reflection in a mirror or water, there can also be reflections on a smooth shiny plane. In any case, their image requires the implementation of certain rules for constructing a picture.

## Instructions

### Step 1

Use the elementary rules of reflection of rays from a shiny surface when constructing a picture.

### Step 2

Remember that each point of reflection gives a perpendicular to the object being reflected.

### Step 3

Use additional lines to make it easier for you to draw reflective objects against a flat background.

### Step 4

Reflect horizontal lines also horizontal, and vertical lines - vertical.

### Step 5

Include spatial thinking, remember the method of vertical reflection as in a mirror. This method is used when the reflection is flush with the reflective surface.

### Step 6

Imagine converging points, one below the horizon and one below, but located on the same vertical. Use the corners of the elements already shown in the picture.

### Step 7

Draw an additional level and draw the required number of lines that lead to the reflected objects (auxiliary). Imagine the kind of reflection with the transparency of the reflected surface - as if the reflected object falls through it straight down to the base.

### Step 8

Add another layer below the one on which the additional lines were drawn. Determine the color of the reflection, copy it vertically, as in a mirror, using the construction lines. Use bright strokes to accentuate the edges of the reflection to make it brighter.

### Step 9

Apply color from the beginning of the reflection to the bottom, make the color deeper and reduce the opaque look until you get the desired results. Use a high-softness eraser to erase the bottom of the reflection.

### Step 10

Convey the disappearance of the reflection as it moves away from the shiny plane. The shades of the reflection should subside and in no case continue to the bottom of the image.

### Step 11

Use these rules not only when portraying specular reflections, but also when painting a landscape with reflections in water.