Pencil drawing is one of the new technique that help artist describe and draw the wonderful artwork based on their imagination. The humble pencil can be a powerful and versatile tool in the hands of a skilled and inspired artist. Using pencil drawing can be rendered in so much photorealistic detail as to fool the eye, while a line drawing has the ability to communicate volumes more than what is shown on paper.

Today, we will bring you a brilliant collection of famous European building by using pencil drawing made by Minty Sainsbury. We’re sure that you’ll discover works you love within our diverse selection of original pencil drawings for sale by artists from around the world. She creates meticulous architectural drawings of famous landmarks like the St Paul’s Cathedral and the Milan Cathedral or Canterbury Street. Each piece reveals a huge amount of detail as she draws each brick and window to recreate the structure in a photorealistic style in pencil. On this collection, Minty Sainsbury has dawned successful the beauty of famous European building. From her inspiration, she has created a visual experience as if we were walking on the city streets. This charming style highlights the truth that any building, no matter how impressive, will be partially obstructed by other environmental elements.

Let’s enjoy these pictures below and choose one of them what you admire and like it the best. If you’d prefer upload them to your favorite photo sharing site and leave the link to them. Show me your best images in this post below. We welcome your suggestions for titles to add to our collection.

The Intricate Architecture Of Oxford Univerisity


This is a beautiful piece of 19th Century British architecture in the heart of Oxford. It was originally founded in 1927. Forming part of the Oxford City Technical School, this became the Oxford College of Technology in 1956, the Oxford Polytechnic in 1970 and Oxford Brookes University in 1992.


This drawing was done in pencil and took 4 days (very long days!).

San Simeone Piccolo In Venicefotosolution-Pencil-Drawing-Photorealistic-Architectural-Drawing-of-Famous-European-Building-03

San Simeone Piccolo is perhaps the one church every visitor to Venice has seen, since it sits directly across the Grand Canal from the train station. That church directly across the Grand Canal from the train station with the green oxidized dome and Neoclassical facade is the San Simeon Piccolo, rebuilt in 1718–38 by Giovanni Scalfarotto.

Milan Cathedralfotosolution-Pencil-Drawing-Photorealistic-Architectural-Drawing-of-Famous-European-Building-04

The Duomo, the Cathedral of Santa Maria Nascente, is the most important example of Gothic architecture in Italy. In 1386 started the works of the cathedral under the reign of Gian Galeazzo Visconti. During the construction period of five centuries, numerous architects worked at the Duomo.


The cathedral roof, constructed from Candoglia marble from Lago Maggiore, too, presented a unique innovation in the construction of cathedrals. On 8000 m² roof surface you can admire the 135 soaring spiers of the cathedral.


Milan Cathedral is a sacred place in which it people pray and confess, and where regular holy Masses are celebrated.

View To The Duomo In Florencefotosolution-Pencil-Drawing-Photorealistic-Architectural-Drawing-of-Famous-European-Building-07

Florence’s Duomo is the city’s most iconic landmark. The Duomo’s neo-Gothic facade was designed in the 19th century by architect Emilio de Fabris to replace the uncompleted original, torn down in the 16th century.

St Pauls Cathedral Londonfotosolution-Pencil-Drawing-Photorealistic-Architectural-Drawing-of-Famous-European-Building-08

The majestic St. Paul’s Cathedral was built by Christopher Wren between 1675 and 1711. It is one of Europe’s largest cathedrals and its dome is only exceeded in size by that of the St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome.

Street View In Viennafotosolution-Pencil-Drawing-Photorealistic-Architectural-Drawing-of-Famous-European-Building-09

Canterbury Streetfotosolution-Pencil-Drawing-Photorealistic-Architectural-Drawing-of-Famous-European-Building-10

London Housesfotosolution-Pencil-Drawing-Photorealistic-Architectural-Drawing-of-Famous-European-Building-11