Two Point Perspective Assignment

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Hello class

Here is the聽Foundations DRAWING SP17 – WEEK 12 assignment. 聽Again you must remember to always begin with the HORIZON LINE… then frame the composition… then establish your the VANISHING POINTS. 聽Keep in mind your VANISHING POINTS DO NOT NEED TO BE WITHIN THE PICTURE PLANE.

 

Practice drawing a simple house in two point perspective. 聽Then, start to add more complex features: a chimney, trees, a pattern on the sides or roof of the house etc.

 


Also be sure to do the reading CHAPTER 5聽of creative perspective … its in the post below!聽

Here is an example of a City in two point perspective, similar to your homework assignment. 聽Feel free to use reference images and imagination to draw your city of the past or future!

 

 

For morse helpful hints read watch the videos in the post below!

 

Creative Perspective Chapter 4

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Hello Class! 聽Welcome to ONE POINT PERSPECTIVE!

To create a聽drawing from聽One Point Perspective you need to know a few basic things.聽One Point Perspective聽is also called聽Parallel Perspective聽because YOU are parallel to the objects that you will be drawing. Also, vertical lines are parallel and horizontal lines are parallel and the back edges of objects that recede in the distance are parallel to the front edges of those objects.

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Below is your required reading of the week.

READ THIS CHAPTER BEFORE YOU DO YOUR HOME WORK!

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Women in Comics Exhibit in the Grace Gallery

Hello Guys-

This is the show I was speaking of last week… please come by! 聽Extra Credit if you do!

In聽celebration of Women鈥檚 History Month,

The Department of Communication Design presents…

Women in Comics Exhibit聽in the Grace Gallery.

Featuring female artists spanning all aspects of the comics industry; from Marvel and DC to Independent Comics. These amazing creators are artists, writers, and entrepreneurs 鈥 and the show even features a City Tech alum!

Opening Reception

Thursday, March 16 5:30 – 8:30 pm聽

Exhibit Continues until April 20th

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Uploading Instructions

Upload photographs of your Assignment Drawings from this semester in your聽ePortfolio. 聽

Upload photographs of your Sketchbook聽from this semester in the Sketchbook聽Category on this site.

 

Be sure to give the drawings a title.聽 On our class site, write brief descriptions of the drawings, and be sure to reference the drawings鈥 titles.聽 Your descriptions should include what you feel the aim of each drawing was, what you learned from making it, and what was challenging to do.聽 Of course you may write other comments as well. For instance, you may ask questions for other students to answers.

How to Post to our class: On this class site, go to Post聽located on the left聽> Give your drawing a title in the subject line like this:聽Assignment 1, contour drawing: “My Converse Sneakers” > Write a brief description of the drawing in the Comments space > Just above your title click on the Add Media icon (it looks like a camera on top of a music note) and browse for your file > Click Insert > Click Drawings in the list of Categories on the right > Click Publish at the top right.

Your description should include what you feel the aim of the drawing was, what you learned from making it, and what was challenging to do.聽 Of course you may聽include other聽thoughts as well.

How to Post to your ePortfolio:聽 Go to Dashboard > New Page > Pages > Add New > Locate 鈥淧arent鈥 in the Page Attributes > choose 鈥淎cademics鈥 from the pull-down menu. In the Title area of your ePortfolio, be sure to write the name of our class (Foundation Drawing) or our course code (COMD1103).聽 Also be sure to Publish, and invite me to join your ePortfolio.聽 In settings, be sure to state either聽鈥淧ublic鈥 or 鈥淧rivate>visible to City Tech members.鈥澛 Otherwise no one will be able to see what you鈥檝e posted.

To take the photo, find a spot with even light so that you will have no shadows or strange light gradations across the drawing.聽 Frame the drawing so there is a small even frame on all sides.聽 Optimize the file, or reduce it to 72 dpi, with a file size no more than 1MB (about 8-9 inches on one side). Rotate it if necessary to it uploads right-side-up. If you have access to any photo-correcting program, see if you can increase the contrast so that delicate drawing lines are visible.

Creative Perspective Chapter 5

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Hello Class! 聽Welcome to the聽exciting world of TWO聽POINT PERSPECTIVE!

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One Point Perspective聽or聽Parallel Perspective point perspective works well for situations like the one below, where the viewer is oriented directly in front of a set of parallel lines like railroad tracks or a long hallway.

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But what if you want to show the viewer something from an angle?

 

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Two point perspective uses two vanishing points set well apart on the horizon line. The rule of thumbs here is sets of parallel lines must be either vertical or recede toward one of the two vanishing points.

READ CHAPTER 5 of聽Creative layout for Artists to learn more!

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AND … Here are a couple of additional tutorials to get you started!

Happy Drawing!

AND a slightly more advanced one…

Hello!

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Welcome to Foundations Drawing!

Our goal in this course will be to give you the tools and confidence you need to draw accurately from life! 聽During the first few weeks of this course our aim will be to help you examine how you perceive the world and to develop our observational skills.

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On this site you will have access to materials presented in class, your weekly assignment pages, and additional helpful resources. 聽Here you will also post your assignment images to share with your classmates. 聽Carefully read the directions in the UPLOADING INSTRUCTIONS POST聽on how to post to this site and to your ePortfolio.

— Happy Drawing!