Perspective Lines
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Two Point Perspective

Two Point Perspective is called this because it uses two vanishing points on a horizon (where sky and earth meet). One point perspective uses one vanishing point, two point perspective uses two... easy! Orthogonal lines are drawn outwards from each point. These lines establish the 3rd dimension in drawing, allowing depth. Objects can now be drawn with a corner facing you, using the vanishing points to accurately plot the two sides of an object.

Tool: Download the Perspective Lines Setup Tool to quickly set up your scene.
Two Point Perspective Setup Tip: In the first example below, both vanishing points are shown in the work area. Don't be constrained by your page! One, or both, vanishing points can be placed outside of your work area. The second example below shows one point outside of the work area.Perspective examplesPerspective examples 2

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