Aerial or atmospheric perspective

Project 3 Perspective Exercise 3: Aerial or atmospheric perspective In this exercise I tried to create a sense of distance through the use of tone and details. I worked in my A4 sketchbook for this exercise, and tried sketching a few different locations, and used pencil, tinted charcoal pencils and charcoal. I think the pencil … Continue reading Aerial or atmospheric perspective


Angular perspective

Project 3 Perspective Exercise 2: Angular perspective After looking at one-point perspective, moving on to 'angular' or 'two-point perspective' was not quite as difficult as I thought it would be. Angular perspective comes in to play when looking at objects from the 'corner-on', where there is a straight edge facing out at the viewer. It … Continue reading Angular perspective

Parallel perspective – an interior view

Project 4 Perspective Exercise 1: Parallel perspective - an interior view Perspective is something that I have often struggled with. There are various forms of perspective, and one of the most simple is that of 'linear perspective', which is also known as 'one-point perspective'. I thought I'd try the example that was mentioned in the … Continue reading Parallel perspective – an interior view

Perspective Workshop with ‘PaintOut Norwich’

I attended a couple of workshops with Paint Out Norwich earlier in the month, one focussing on social media skills for artists, and the other was on perspective drawing. The perspective workshop started with going through a few ideas for developing perspective drawing techniques. I made the following notes: Rolling up a sheet of paper … Continue reading Perspective Workshop with ‘PaintOut Norwich’