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Detailed Building- Perspective Series 5

Who wouldn’t love to design their own building! After 4 weeks of perspective with an introduction, name project, room, and birdhouses, we are ready to finish off this perspective series.  Our final project is a culmination of our problem solving skills with perspective. We are designing a detailed building. We have 2 days with 1.5 hr classes.  Plenty of time… Read more »

Bird Houses – Perspective Series 4

After 3 projects learning one point perspective, (Introduction, Names, and Room) my students have a pretty good idea of how vanishing points work. Today we introduced 2 point perspective.  Floating shapes is one of the most effective projects to learn perspective. But since we already did floating shapes when learning one point, I decided to switch it up just a bit while still getting… Read more »

Designing a Room- Perspective Series 3

Designing a room appeals to my age group because of both the interior designing element and the technical skill. Designing a Room in One Point Perspective We started off with a horizon line and vanishing point.  If you aren’t sure of what I’m talking about check out the perspective introduction. Next we made a square/rectangle that will act as the… Read more »

Getting a Perspective on Perspective- An Introduction

A technical drawing skill like perspective is a great one to learn because it gives students the ability to be successful.  And I love an opportunity to give students a chance at success! I like the definition on Dictionary.com.  Perspective is the theory or art of suggesting three dimensions on a two-dimensional surface, in order to recreate the appearance and… Read more »