Join David Mattingly for an in-depth discussion in this video The three types of linear perspective, part of Digital Matte Painting Essentials 2: Perspective.
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There are three types of linear perspective.…One point, two point and three point.…One point is the simplest type of perspective and occurs when the vanishing…point for the objects in your picture is near the center of the scene.…Obvious examples are roads, rail road tracks…or looking straight on to a building.…In one point perspective…you only calculate a single vanishing point for all the objects…in your scene, while it can be associated with power and steadiness,…it is also the most boring type of perspective which is…why I suggest you stay away from it for your castle concept.…
Two point perspective is the type that you will use for most of your work as a mat…artist, and occurs when one or both of your…vanishing points are off to the sides of your picture.…In two point perspective, both vanishing points…will generally be outside of your picture.…Most scenes in daily life can be represented by two point perspective.…Three point perspective perspective is the most complicated form.…And occurs when you are looking up or down in your scene.…
Note: This installment of Digital Matte Painting Essentials builds on the concept sketch from the first course, but it's not necessary to have those files to proceed.
- Understanding the three types of linear perspective
- Preparing your concept sketch for drawing
- Setting up vanishing points
- Finding the first boxes in perspective
- Roughing in the other rectilinear forms
- Creating a flat crenellation
- Plotting measuring points
- Drawing ellipses
- Adding repeating details to walls
- Delineating the background