Perspective Notes

These are sample diagrams created for my perspective drawing classes at the Academy of Art University. I will be adding more material here, as I hope to eventually setup an online resource for my students. I feel free to check back again.

Method of Hanging Figures on the Horizon:

Varieties of Camera Angles:
Relationship of Camera (Horizon Level) to Background Design:
Comparison of Linear Perspective with Curvilinear Perspective:
 Example of 5pt Curvilinear (Fisheye) Perspective:
Examples of Curvilinear (Fisheye) Perspective utilizing the 4pt Grid. The last two examples suggest how the 4pt grid can be used to create up and down shots:

Plotting Cast Shadows: Comparison of Sun Light and Local Light
Sunlight Perpendicular to Line of Sight: