Simple perspective


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Simple perspective

When you're out and about choosing a subject to draw, assessing the landscape especially when it feels very big in front of you, you've got to be aware of how shapes and spaces can be really deceiving when you're trying to create a balanced composition. One of the most important things to try and have is variety in your drawing. When we look at the space here in this Venice scene, the tendency for a lot of beginners is to try and draw the posts very evenly spaced, because that's how we know they actually are in the environment.

But to have an interesting composition, what you've got to do is look for all the shapes in these spaces, between these posts, and create variety within them. If you just look at the shapes, say, here and then that shape there, they're quite similar. So, for this particular view, I'd say this isn't the best view for a drawing. So I've moved to the side slightly and just tried to change my angle, then I start to get an area that is of more int...

Simple perspective
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Simple perspective provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Will Kemp as part of the Foundations of Drawing

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