Fundamentals of Perspective Drawing

In this series of lessons we'll focus on the fundamentals of perspective drawing. Software required: Photoshop CS4 for project files.
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
January 21, 2010
Duration
4h 57m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
January 21, 2010
Duration
4h 57m
Description

In this series of lessons we'll focus on the fundamentals of perspective drawing. First, we'll start out by learning some of the basic concepts and techniques that work together to create a sense of depth in an image. From there we'll discuss foreshortening and why objects look different when we look at them from different viewing angles. Next we'll learn about some of the basic tools used to construct a scene in linear perspective. Then we'll break down 3 different types of linear perspective and how to work with each. Finally, we'll discuss how to draw ellipses and cylinders in perspective. Using the techniques discussed here, you'll have a better understanding of how perspective works and be equipped with everything you need to create the illusion of depth in your drawings. Software required: Photoshop CS4 for project files.

About the author
About the author

Eddie is the dedicated Pluralsight texturing and rendering tutor. His roots are firmly planted in a deep background in illustration and design, and Eddie lives to express himself through his art. Eddie has been with Pluralsight (and previously Digital-Tutors) for four-plus years, teaching creative artists to expand their knowledge on everything from design and illustration, to hand painting beautiful textures for their models.

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