Module One: What is Perspective Drawing?
1. Why do you need to Learn Perspective Drawings?
2. How can Perspective help me with my Drawings?
3. Using Perspective in Life Form and Still Life Drawings.
4. We often hear of One, Two and Three Point Perspective, what is the difference?
5. Who uses Perspective? If you are an Artist, an Architect, an Illustrator, a Technical Illustrator, you need to know Perspective.
6. What Media are you using to create your Perspective Drawings?
7. Understanding the Basic Rules of Perspective and the relationships between the Ground Line and Picture Plane.
8 Tools that are used in Perspective Drawings with Terms and Abbreviations.
Module 2: Plan your Perspective
1. Begin with a Freehand Sketch.
2. Creating your Plan of Action.
3. Defining the chosen View.
4. Why do you use 90 degrees (90º).
5. Where is your View Point.
6. Fixing the Position of the Station Point.
7. Using the Cone of Vision.
8. Using the Horizontal Line and why.
9. The Ground Line, a most important Tool.
10. Introduction to Measuring Points.
Module 3: Simple Projections
1. Stating the Perspective Problems.
2. Using Orthographic Views.
3. Plan and Elevation are useful.
4. The use of the Vanishing Point.
5. What is Foreshorten
Module 4: Two Point Perspective
1. Why do we use 2 Point Perspective as appose
1. to 1 and 3 Point Perspective.
2. When to use 2 Point Perspective.
3. Why use Parallel lines – Advantage and Disadvantage.
4. Creating views below and above Horizon Line.
5. Constructing your Vanishing Points.
6. Remember, not too close and not too far from the object.
7. Inclined Planes.
Module 5: Creating and using Measuring Point
1. Understanding the Measuring Point.
2. How important is measurement in Perspective.
3. Where do I use the Measuring Point.
4. Creating your Measuring Point.
5. How to use the Measuring Point.
6. Use the Measuring Point to create a Floor Plan.
7. When do we not use the Measuring Point.
Module 6: Circles in Perspective
1. Definition of an Ellipse.
2. Minor and Major Axis of an Ellipse.
3. When an Ellipse is not a Sphere.
4. Constructing the various views to an Ellipse.
5. Creating the wheels of a Car.
6. Correcting distortion to an Ellipse.
7. Cylinder Constructions.Module
7: Creating and using Perspective Grids
1. The importance of Grids when drawing Perspective.
2. Why do we need Perspective Grids.
3. Construction Perspective Grids.
Module 8: Technical Illustration
1. Setting your distance away.
2. Using the correct Line Weight.
3. Exploded Views in Perspective.
4. Cutaway Views in Perspective.
Module 9: Three Point Perspective
1. Why is 3 Point Perspective the true Perspective.
2. Creating the Third Point.
3. When to use 3 Point Perspective.
Module 10: Creating Shadows in Perspective
1. Light source and Location.
2. Plotting a basic Shadow.
3. Creating Shadows along a Horizontal Plane.
4. Creating Shadows along a Vertical Plane.
5. Interior and Exterior Shadows.
6. Plotting a Shadow for a Cylinder.
7. Plotting a Shadow for a Sphere.
8. Convex Surface casts its shadow on a Concave Surface.
Module 11: Reflections
1. Reflections into vertical Mirror.
2. Sphere Reflection.
3. Reflection on Convex Mirror.
Module 12: Creating Human Perspective
Module 13: Colours and Tones
1. How Colours work in Perspective.
2. Using the correct Tones