Teaching Engineers to Draw

Film 4: Perspective Drawing

Shows the principles of 2 point perspective drawing in simple and enjoyable exercises. Draw believable, receding space and add details as your experience and knowledge grows.

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Demonstrates how to draw:

  • Simple 2 point constructions
  • Low and high viewing positions
  • Shapes divided up in perspective
  • Shapes replicated in perspective
  • A street level perspective grid
  • A 9m structure at street level

Perspective sketches depict volumes pictorially in an approximate simulation of how the human eye sees.

This film shows how to construct simple perspective grids and volumes using a horizon and two vanishing points.

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