Dividing a form in perspective


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Dividing a form in perspective

Next, we want to define this causeway or bridge at the front of the castle. But doing that it slightly more complicated. The bridge needs to be centered on the front of the lower box of the castle. It won't look right if it's off center. When not working in perspective, you could just measure the distance across the box, and divide it in two. But that won't work in perspective. Here is a simple trick you'll use all the time to divide up surfaces in perspective. Draw an X across a box to find its center point.

If you draw a vertical line through that point, you now have the center of that surface. I want to open up a work file to show you this division technique in more detail. If your a premium member of lyna.com and want to follow along using that file it's available in the Excercise Files folder for this class. First I want to show you an example of divisions that are not drawn in perspective. This file I just opened has two lines of convergents that vanage to the left.

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Dividing a form in perspective
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Dividing a form in perspective provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by David Mattingly as part of the Digital Matte Painting Essentials 2: Perspective

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3D + Animation Design
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Photoshop
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