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Building Scenes in Two-Point Perspective with Erik Olson

Building Scenes in Two-Point Perspective
Perspective for Artists Learn how to construct a scene utilizing two-point perspective

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Erik Olson
Environment Illustration, Perspective
Colored Pencil, Pencil
3h 33m 12s

In this lesson, instructor Erik Olson will show you how to create scenes in two-point perspective. You will learn the aspects of traditional framing that utilize two-point perspective. You will watch as Erik creates a gridded room, then draws a cutaway of uneven terrain in perspective.

This lesson belongs to the course 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.

Throughout this course, you’ll have access to the NMA community for feedback and critiques to improve your work as you progress.

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