Join Steve Caplin for an in-depth discussion in this video Drawing the vanishing lines, part of Photoshop: Creating Perspective.
In this chapter we're going to open this door, and imagine a scene beyond. …In order to make the scene look convincing though, we need to draw in our …vanishing lines. Because there's a handy bookshelf on the …right, this should be a fairly straightforward matter. …So lets make a new layer, and we can call this one vanishing lines. …We'll use the Shapes tool, as we did before, set to drawing straight lines to …draw in our vanishing lines. And let's start with the bottom of this …bookcase where we can draw a line along the bottom and extend it out.…
Now, the problem here, is the picture isn't wide enough to find our horizon. …The vanishing point, where all the vanishing lines meet, is way over here …somewhere, as we can see if we try and draw another one in. …But we simply can't reach it, our picture is not wide enough. …So let's undo and work out a slightly different method of drawing these …vanishing lines. Now, when you use Photoshop you may find …that your image is within the application frame like this, or you may find it's a …
- Why is perspective important?
- Finding the vanishing point
- Using existing perspective to draw additional elements
- Correcting perspective
- Using the Vanishing Point filter
- Perspective cropping
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Why Is Perspective Important?
Composing the scene5m 22s
2. Opening Doors
3. Correcting Perspective
4. The Vanishing Point Filter
5. Perspective Cropping
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