How to Draw a House

By Joel Hickerson

Drawing a house involves laying out the basic construction, using simple shapes like squares and triangles to indicate the frame, door, windows, roof and chimney. Draw a simple one-dimensional house with art instruction from a professional cartoonist in this free video on drawing lessons.

About the Author

Joel Hickerson has illustrated more than 50 books, including "The Complete (Rugby) Referee" and "I Can Draw Foods I Like to Eat." Hickerson has acted on the PBS children’s series "ImagineLand," held underwater lights for National Geographic, played Rugby internationally and coached his daughter's soccer team. He still loves to work with kids in the classroom and with teachers at workshops, mostly teaching drawing and pre-writing skills through simple drawing techniques. A graduate of Texas A&M University, Hickerson lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife, daughter, two sons, a good dog and a devil of a cat.