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The Basics: Point Perspective by Shattered-Earth The Basics: Point Perspective by Shattered-Earth
I think this tutorial is a bit confusing, if you had advice for how to make it better or easier to understand please comment D:

Point Perspective

:damphyr: First of all: This is not a walk through for how to construct point perspective drawings.

Second: If you have not, please read the guide I made before this one for beginners:

Third: There are a million how to guides for point perspective, here are some you should look at after this tutorial:

BASIC: [link] (please remember not to over rely on connecting lines, remember to observe around you!)


I'm not sure how well received this tut will be, it's vastly more complicated than my other tutorials and as such my point doesn't seem to be very crystallized. What I wanted to get across was that vanishing points are vital to understanding perspective, but they are also not the be-all end all to a successful perspective drawing.

The best way to learn is always observe to reinforce the laws and learn when you need more. Parallel lines never cross prematurely nor do they avoid each other. But the entire world isn't made of 1 2 or even 2 point perspectives. If you can't observe the world correctly i don't know if the guides will help I guess.
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Rosanna24 Oct 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
thanks this really helped out in dt when drawing plans. my teacher didn't really explain it well, so this was of great help to me. thank you!:iconthank-youplz: 
Shattered-Earth Oct 11, 2013   Digital Artist
aw gee thanks!
If you put together a package of your fabulous lessons, I would buy it!
Shattered-Earth Sep 18, 2013   Digital Artist
haha well for now you can just download each of them :D, thank you though!
TheFearMaster May 21, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
thank you this is really helpful since my major is character\portrait\adverts design :D
and i wanted to learn doing 1,2,3 point perspective
Shattered-Earth May 27, 2013   Digital Artist
great, glad it helped :)
cullo66 Mar 30, 2013  Student Filmographer
This really helped me understand perspective better!! thank you!!!!!!!!! :D
Shattered-Earth Apr 3, 2013   Digital Artist
sure, glad it could help!
Animefreak0003 Mar 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, I've viewed so many tutorials. Like e3390438940dhabcdef billion trillion and this tutorial and the beginner one you made before it were the only ones of all that I understood. Thanks so much for making these tutorials, they mean a lot and have/will definitely help me understand perspectives better! :D Thank you!!!
Shattered-Earth Mar 20, 2013   Digital Artist
! aw thank you! I'm glad i could fill that niche that people forget about it. Good luck with your studies in art!
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