Three Point Perspective

Understanding perspective is a skill every artist needs. Three point perspective requires a little more skill but is very useful when you understand how it works. This art tutorial explores how to create accurate shadows created by buildings etc., using three point perspective. Starting with a building drawn using two point perspective another vanishing point is created for the sun.

Using this vanishing point and another one directly beneath the sun on the eye level, I explain step by step how to plot the lines from these vanishing points through each wall of the building to create a point. Joining theses points creates the shadow. It can be a little difficult to understand at first, but if your persevere, this drawing skill will improve your drawing and painting skills.
The video is designed for beginners, school children and those wishing to understand perspective more fully.

Have you seen my drawing tutorials on One Point Perspective and Two Point Perspective?

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