Thursday, March 25, 2021

One Point, Two Point, Three Point Perspective

While clearly a fundamental art skill (so certainly not news to all of you illustrators) this short article, Learn the Basics of Perspective to Create Drawings That Pop Off the Page, has helpful examples for the rest of us, sharing one point

two point

and three point perspective

It also suggests an exercise - for illustrators, to think about how adding another perspective might shift a drawing you're currently working on. And maybe try it.

And for those of us who don't illustrate, the same question is a pretty enticing metaphor: What if we added another point of perspective to what we're writing? How fascinating might that be?

Check out the full article here - and the Leonardo DaVinci sketch that shows one of those three perspectives...

Illustrate, Translate, and Write On,

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