Sharpening my visual thinking: Foreshortening

February 6, 2019 | 3 Comments

A lot of people use their lack of understanding perspective as a barrier to sketching (especially buildings). While having a working knowledge of perspective should be a goal of every sketcher, it’s only one part of a bigger skill set. These skills also include drawing from observation and learning to sight measure. If somehow you...


2019 Foundations Friday 5: Measured setup (and some favourite tools for working this way)

February 1, 2019 | 11 Comments
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This week in the Foundations re-run we are looking at how to sight measure and create more accurate sketches. I did a heap of bonus videos including one on foreshortening. I will share this as a separate article soon, but if you want a preview check out my Instagram post. Rather than sharing a heap...