Free. Drawing Lessons

Essential and elementary lessons on learning how to draw for 9-14year olds


Navigation

 

 
imgLESSON - TWELVE

Aim: To introduce, explain and use extended vanishing points off the page.

The teacher should print off the following four drawings and hand them out as reference sheets.

 

i

 

a) This drawing of a book is done as a simple two point perspective using the same method we used on the city buildings in lesson number one.

 

i

 

b) What would happen if we zoomed in and cut out a part of our drawing? ...?

 

i

 

c) Then we made that drawing our full size drawing? Above is the result. The only problem is that our vanishing points have disappeared completely off our page. What then are we to do for this type of drawing?

 

i

 

d) We could try and place a much larger piece of paper under our pad and extend our lines as shown above, but more simple is to 'imagine' their position and just draw part of our light lines outwards as if the 'vanishing points' points were actually there.

 

 

LESSON - TWELVE

Privacy Policy