Perspective is a fundamental principle in art and is applied to many kinds of artwork. In this lesson we will learn how to draw a room interior in one-point perspective. Before drawing our rooms, we will review some basic drawing principles and terminology.
- horizon line
- vanishing point
- eye level
- vertical line and horizontal line
What you need
What you do
- We will first review some basic terms for perspective drawing: horizon line, vanishing point, eye level, guideline, cube, cylinder, sphere, ellipse, ground, sky, vertical line and horizontal line.
- Draw a cube in one-point perspective, then draw the same cube in different distances. ie near, far and floating. *Remember to sketch your construction lines lightly and later darken the lines of your object.
- Try drawing other basic shapes in perspective such as cylinders and spheres.
- After you have mastered drawing these forms, try drawing more complex objects such as a car, chair or cup.
- Last, draw your room interior. You may draw a room from your imagination or use photo reference. You may also draw our studio classroom.