[One-point and two-point perspective]How to draw “Spiral Staircase” using perspective

I am Ari, a Concept Artists.

In this article, we explain “How to draw a spiral staircase”. You can draw it beautifully by using the guide, so give it a try!

The equipment and apps used in this article are iPad and Procreate; please try Adobe Photoshop, CLIP STUDIO PAINT, and other apps as well, as you can also draw by applying the concept.

If you are unsure which illustration app to use, please refer to this page. Here is a summary of recommended apps.

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The video provides detailed explanations. If you want to check it out thoroughly, please click here.


How to draw a spiral staircase in one-point perspective

Use this guide, which was used in the previous article and video.

How to draw a “circle” using perspective

The spiral staircase may be a bit confusing because of the many steps involved, so try to draw them slowly one at a time.

Draw a square and a circle guide.

It is easier to draw the spiral staircase inside this square, so create this guide first.

Then create a circle guide inside the square.

Please refer to the above article for how to draw this step.

Dividing the inside of a square

Draw a line in each square to divide it into 8 equal parts. If you want to draw a more detailed staircase, increase the number of divisions.

If you would like to know more about dividing, please refer to this article and video.

How to draw a background with evenly distributed trees, such as a tree-lined avenue.

Then, extend the Atari line upward from the vertex of 8 equal parts.

The upper side looks like this. Once this preliminary step is done, you can easily draw the spiral staircase by simply following the guide.

Drawing the staircase

Draw the staircase along the guide.

This drawing method is almost the same as the normal staircase drawing method. If you want to know how to draw a normal staircase, please refer to this article and video.

[One Point Perspective Application]How to draw a staircase!

If you draw this one step at a time, it will look like this.

Completion of the spiral staircase

This is a spiral staircase in the opposite direction of the above. You can draw a spiral staircase like this by simply drawing along the guide in the same way.

You can add a handrail as a design, shorten the height of the steps, or change the design to your own liking.

How to draw a spiral staircase in two-point perspective

You can draw a spiral staircase in two-point perspective using the same guides.

If you follow the guide, you can draw a two-point perspective spiral staircase like this. For more details on how to draw a spiral staircase, please refer to the video.

Detailed Explanation Video

In the video, detailed explanations are given while drawing. If you want to check it thoroughly, please click here.


This time we introduced “How to draw a spiral staircase”.

There may have been many steps and some parts may have been a little difficult, but by carefully preparing each piece in advance, you can draw a spiral staircase just by following the guide.

Please give it a try.

Thank you for watching until the end.

See you again in my next post!