In this lesson we will be drawing our bedrooms in one-point perspective. This is a fun and educational way to learn how to use perspective. Perspective is a fundamental principle in art and is applied to many types of artwork including paintings, product design, architecture and more.
What you need
- permenent markers
- gouache paint.
What you do
- Begin by lightly drawing a horizon line across the middle of your page .
- Mark a vanishing point with an 'X' on the center of the line.
- Indicate the back wall of your room by drawing a square.
- Draw lines coming out of your vanishing point and align them to the corners of your square.
- Add furniture to your room such as a bed, desk, lamp, dresser etc... Use your vanishing point to get the perspective right.
- Remember to sketch your construction lines lightly and later darken the lines of your objects.
- Once you have finished drawing of your room, trace over your lines with a black marker.
- After finishingyour outlines, paint your room with gouache paint.
- On a separate sheet of paper, draw and paint a self-portrait.
- Cut and paste the picture your self-portrait in your room.
- horizon line
- vanishing point
- eye level
- vertical line and horizontal line