All posts in perspective

Figure in Perspective – Foreshortening

Posted on 2012/03/01 at 2:53pm by daarken 14 Comments
Figure in Perspective – Foreshortening

In a previous video Daarken talked about drawing the figure in perspective using head measurements, but measuring is only half the battle. Knowing how to draw a figure in perspective while creating depth is important and something that can easily be done if you use overlapping forms. In this video Daarken talks about identifying overlapping…

Figure Drawing in Perspective – Using Head Measurements

Posted on 2012/02/23 at 11:56pm by daarken 18 Comments
Figure Drawing in Perspective – Using Head Measurements

After the previous video talking about head measurements some people were wondering how to draw figures in perspective while still maintaining those same head measurements. In this video Daarken will show you two ways to draw a figure in perspective that uses the 8 head figure. Beware, these are really horrible drawings but you get…

Ellipses in Perspective, Again

Posted on 2012/02/01 at 12:15am by daarken 3 Comments
Ellipses in Perspective, Again

Ellipses in perspective again, yay! In the previous video I forgot the crucial step of finding the midpoint of the square first before dividing the sides. At some angles it looks like you can divide the sides in half, but at other angles you can’t do that, so you have to find the midpoint first….

Perspective Part 02 – Creating a Grid

Posted on 2012/01/13 at 12:08am by daarken 17 Comments
Perspective Part 02 – Creating a Grid

In this video Daarken shows you how to create your own perspective grid using the pen tool. Update – I realize there are many ways to create a perspective grid. This is just ONE way of doing it. It may not be the fastest or easiest, but hopefully some people found it useful. With anything…

Intro to Perspective – In 5 Minutes

Posted on 2012/01/10 at 9:23pm by daarken 24 Comments
Intro to Perspective – In 5 Minutes

In this video Daarken will go over some very basic perspective principles.