Master the art of linear perspective.
If you’re an animator, illustrator, comic book artist, game artist or anything in between, you need to be able to create images that accurately and realistically show space, dimension and form. Simplifying Perspective is the one and only guide that thoughtfully and clearly breaks down the principles of perspective into something that’s easy to understand and use. With approachable lessons and clear visual step-by-step instruction, Robert Pastrana provides you with powerful techniques that help you turn a troubled drawing into a living, breathing, dimensional scene.
With Simplifying Perspective, you’ll never have to wade through dense, complex technical manuals again – this comprehensive guide to perspective is tailored specifically for artists who need to learn the ins and outs of one, two, and three-point perspective, measuring, shadows, reflections, and more. Simplifying Perspective presents complex drawing concepts in an easy-to-follow, approachable manner so you can finally learn the essentials of perspective without the anticipated frustration.
Chapter 1: Before We Start
Chapter 2: Creating Space
Chapter 3: Setting It All Up
Chapter 4: The Cone of Vision
Chapter 5: The Setup In Action
Chapter 6: Constructing The Basic Forms
Chapter 7: Using Grids
Chapter 8: Measuring In Perspecitve
Chapter 9: Circles and Ellipses
Chapter 10: Mastering Slopes
Chapter 11: Indicating Reflections
Chapter 12: Casting Shadows
Chapter 13: Three-Point Perspective