Category Archives: PERSPECTIVE DRAWING

DAY 4 CDA – PERSPECTIVE ARCH GATE AND UMBRELLAS JUNE 24 2017 {June 24 2017)

This is a video of a 1-point perspective urban scene that I hope you will try. Also, look at an earlier perspective with a similar theme. If the link below doesn’t work directly ,  copy-paste into the search box at upper right of webpage. Shadbolt Center Tas Drawing Perspective Italian Village Street  (may 5 2017)… Read More »

Reflections Sailboat Mirror Studies

People have asked if reflections should be longer, shorter, or the same as the actual object. The annoying answer is “It depends.” I made a little sailboat (about 3 inches high) by carving a white vinyl eraser and making a sail by cutting a credit card, painting it white and drawing a curve with a… Read More »

Faces, Scale Figures & Perspective for Life Drawing (5 videos) {Nov 2016}

There are two main ways of approaching the figure. They complement each other. One is OBSERVATION (Life drawing or copying reference photos). The other is CONSTRUCTION  (Using scale and proportion methods to create a figure with little or no references). The two can and should be used together for a full skillset. Both depend on  the… Read More »

LINEWEIGHTS (2016)

I worked as a draftsman long ago. One of the techniques draftsmen learn is to apply a systematic ‘hierarchy of lineweights’ to enhance and clarify their drawings. Every draftsman learns to do this. It is important because it adds clarity and a kind of richness to drawings. You can also see it at work in comic… Read More »

CEDR 162: Perspective Drawing at Emily Carr Continuing Studies, Weekends

CEDR 162: Perspective Drawing   This course is essential for artists, designers, illustrators and animators who wish to create convincing images of form, depth and space. Regardless of the form you work in, you will improve the impact of your work with an understanding of this powerful drawing technique. You will be guided through step-by-step… Read More »

CHECK OUT HUGH FERRISS DRAWINGS – COLUMBIA U ARCHIVES

CHECK OUT HUGH FERRISS DRAWINGS – COLUMBIA U ARCHIVES LINK BELOW. https://dlc.library.columbia.edu/catalog?f%5Blib_project_short_ssim%5D%5B%5D=Hugh+Ferriss+Architectural+Drawings   ALSO GOOGLE “THE METROPOLIS OF TOMORROW” HUGH FERRIS I have  been rediscovering him lately. I think some free downloads are available. He was a superstar in rendering and had huge influence right up into the 1950’s. Even now he continues to influence film art… Read More »

DRAWING SCALE FIGURES IN PERSPECTIVE (TAS DRAWING June 1 2016)

This is a demo of two main ways of placing figures in perspective for contexts, like a room, architecture, or plaza, etc….These methods are usually referred to as “Clothesline” and ” Measuring Wall”.  Also see post: “COMPOSING GROUPS OF FIGURES FOR STREET SCENES”

Day One – PERSPECTIVE BASICS OVERVIEW – 1 Of 5 {apr 28 2016}

“TAS” stands for “Tony’s Art School” offered at the Shadbolt Center, Burnaby BC, Canada. This is video 1 of 5 giving a fairly concise demonstration of Basic Perspective Drawing Principles. There are many more perspective videos within the “Teaching EMILY CARR CURRENT PERSPECTIVE” Category.

Day One – PERSPECTIVE BASICS OVERVIEW – FISHEYE & CYLINDER 5 Of 5 {apr 28 2016}

This is video 5 of 5 giving a fairly concise demonstration of Basic Perspective Drawing Principles. There are many more perspective videos within the “Teaching EMILY CARR CURRENT PERSPECTIVE” Category.