Research Point: Before you attempt the next exercise go on the internet and research the basics of linear perspective


I have looked at perspective during Drawing1.  Looking online I was reminded that there are different types of perspective.  Linear can be one point, where the view goes back into the picture as below, illustrated by this picture from



and this neath instructional video at

  • The horizon line is also the viewers eye line
  • The vanishing point is the point on the horizon where objects would disappear because of distance.  The lines of perspective reach the horizon line at the vanishing point


The diagram below from The Student Art Guide page will be particularly useful for interior work


One Point Perspective Drawing: The Ultimate Guide