Stress-Free Perspective Sketching

Does the idea of learning how to draw with perspective make your blood run cold? Does perspective drawing seem boring, difficult, or unnecessary? The bad news is that to master your craft or become a professional artist you need to know your perspective sooner or later. The good news is that Sheldon Borenstein shares your pain, and this fun and "stress-free" perspective is crafted just for the non-enthusiastic artist! Learn the essentials without any unnecessary jargon or information, but plenty of silliness and anecdotes!

6 Lessons 6h 2m 17s of videos

Level 1

Many artists are intimidated by the complexity of linear perspective. In this video series, instructor Sheldon Borenstein shows you a friendly and simple approach to perspective. In this first lesson of the series, Sheldon will cover the basics of one-point perspective, showing you how to find your vanishing points and horizon line, how to make […]
Many artists are intimidated by the complexity of linear perspective. In this video series, instructor Sheldon Borenstein shows you a friendly and simple approach to perspective. In this second lesson of the series, Sheldon will focus on two-point perspective, showing you how to find your multiple vanishing points and horizon line, how to correctly scale, […]

Level 2

Many artists are intimidated by the complexity of linear perspective. In this video series, instructor Sheldon Borenstein shows you a friendly and simple approach to perspective. In this third video lesson, Sheldon will focus on three-point perspective which is vital for drawing extreme up and down angles. You will learn how to: find your vanishing […]
Many artists are intimidated by the complexity of linear perspective. In this video series, instructor Sheldon Borenstein shows you a friendly and simple approach to perspective. In this final lesson in the series, Sheldon will focus on auxiliary perspective, which is vital for drawing anything at an incline or oblique angle. You will learn: how […]

Level 3

In this lesson, instructor Sheldon Borenstein continues his perspective series by showing you how to apply the fundamentals of perspective to a gouache watercolor demonstration of a castle. Sheldon will show you a direct and loose approach to applying principles of perspective, color, composition, and technique. We recommend you first watch Sheldon’s perspective lessons before […]
In this lesson, instructor Sheldon Borenstein continues his perspective series by showing you how to apply the fundamentals of perspective to a watercolor demonstration of an Italian building. Sheldon will show you a direct and loose approach to applying principles of perspective, color, composition, and technique. We recommend you first watch Sheldon’s perspective lessons before […]