The most common mistake in drawing ellipses


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The most common mistake in drawing ellipses

Take a look at these two cylinders. One has the elipses drawn correctly and one is wrong. Can you figure out which is which? Stop the video for a minute, and try to figure out which is correct; cylinder one or two. Beofre I tell you the answer let's check out both ellipses. Draw guidelines back to your right vanishing point and then to your left vanishing points to draw squares around both ellipses at the front of the cylinders.

Then draw an x through each square on the front of the cylinders to find the center and draw lines vertically and back to the vanishing points through the center to find the center of each side of the squares. You can see right away that the bottom cylinder has a problem. The ellipse is not touching the sides and the middle. But off center all around. The top one is correct since the ellipse touches the square in the middle of each side. Ellipses drawn like number two are the most common ellipse drawing error I see and it comes from not finding the correct short access.

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The most common mistake in drawing ellipses
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The most common mistake in drawing ellipses 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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