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Perspective I

In this 12-week course, master draftsperson Erik Olson will guide you through the foundations of linear perspective. You will learn how to measure, plot, and problem solve using the principles of perspective. Then, Erik will teach you how to interpret perspective from photography and masterworks. You will explore how the Old Masters utilized perspective as a tool for visual communication. After completing this course, you will build a solid understanding of perspective that allows you to draft complex scenes and objects.

12 Lessons 41h 8m 52s of videos

Common Questions

Is this course beginner friendly?

Yes, this course is designed to introduce the fundamentals of perspective to beginners. However, intermediate and advanced students who wish to refresh their knowledge of perspective are welcome to take it!

What materials do I need to get for this course?

A material PDF list is linked in each lesson under the description. Please check the file to see what you need to prepare. This course covers many new drawing materials, but you can also use alternative options you have at home.

Are there any assignments in this course?

This course includes downloadable assignment PDFs, that help you practice the materials taught by instructor Erik Olson. Keeping up with these assignments will maximize your learning outcomes.

Can I do this course digitally, using Photoshop or Procreate?

Most New Masters Academy courses are designed to be done traditionally or digitally. Software changes constantly, but the fundamentals stay the same. It will be up to you to translate the information that you are learning to your software of choice.