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Perspective 4: Ellipses, Scene Set Ups, Multiple Figure Behavior with Erik Olson

Perspective 4: Ellipses, Scene Set Ups, Multiple Figure Behavior
Learn Perspective for Artists Erik continues his in-depth analysis of ellipses, camera frames and using plans and elevations

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  • Lesson Details
Erik Olson
Art Theory
Colored Pencil, Pencil
6h 9m 15s
Perspective for Artists

Artist and veteran instructor, Erik Olson demonstrates mechanical ellipse creation as well as critically analyzing the restrictions of viewing scenes through camera frames within the cone of vision. Working from simple plans, measured images are created along with many figures variously positioned in strict 1 Point perspective in drawing form and a 3-D program walk through.


  • 45-45-90 Transparent Triangle Ruler
  • 30-60-90 Transparent Triangle Ruler
  • Alvin Pro-Matic Lead Holder – 2H Lead
  • Alvin Rotary Lead Pointer
  • T-Square Ruler
  • Protractor
  • Prismacolor Verithin Colored Pencil – Red/Blue
  • Paintbrush
  • Kneaded Eraser
  • Hard Eraser
  • Helix Technical Compass
  • Pickett Ellipse Guides – 10˚, 15˚, 20˚, 25˚ and 30˚
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