Perspective Lines
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One Point Perspective
One Point Perspective is the most basic form of drawing in perspective. It consists of a single focal point, called a vanishing point, which is normally placed on a horizon (where sky and earth meet). Orthogonal lines are then drawn outwards, expanding from the center. These lines establish the 3rd dimension in drawing, allowing depth. Any object or face drawn along these lines will appear to be going away or coming towards you, and will be in perspective.

Tool: Download the Perspective Lines Setup Tool to quickly set up your scene.
One Point Perspective Setup Tip: You may find it useful to draw more parallel lines for each axis. Perspective examples Example: Christ Handing the Keys to St. Peter by Pietro Perugino (1481-82) Christ Handing the Keys to St. Peter by Pietro Perugino

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