Understanding one-point perspective is important if you are going to draw buildings or most three dimensional objects in three dimensions. This really is a basic drawing skill all artists need to understand. In this art tutorial I explain step by step how eye level is the horizon and how to work out where the vanishing point is. This is the fundamental idea behind the use of one-point perspective. The video explains how all horizontal lines must go to the vanishing point and all vertical lines must remain vertical.
This drawing skill is ideal if you are drawing a corridor, tunnel or any other long narrow space. If you look down the corridor you’ll notice the horizontal lines will vanish at a point on the eye level, but also at a point equivalent to the middle of your eyes. The art tutorial is aimed at beginners, school students and those wanting to improve their drawing skills.
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