Studying Perspective, part 3
The first major step of learning perspective, as I’ve exhaustingly explained earlier, is to learn the mechanics of perspective. What it is, how it’s done, and the techniques to do so. This includes practice. The second step should be obvious: exploration. Editors always look for artists to display an understanding of perspective, since it’s necessary to set up a scene in comics....
Studying Perspective, part 2
When we begin, we have difficulty grasping how the vanishing point can be so far outside our paper and have to get used to the idea of taping a sheet of paper (or five more) to find the vanishing point. When we begin, we easily tire out of referring to that vanishing point for every single line in the drawing and it can become despicable. My suggestions for these problems 1)First of all, if...
Studying perspective, part 1
I’ve discovered that when it comes to learning perspective, there are two major steps. They apply to the study of most other things, but it’s not readily apparent. And I feel many, many artists (debutante and professional) have skipped or ignored the second step. To elaborate, the first step is to study what perspective is and how to use it. Learning one-point, two-point, and...