The Gordon Schools Graphic Communication

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The Gordon Schools Graphic Communication
1 Point Perspective Introduction Graphic Communication Technical Department

1 Point Perspective 1 point perspective drawings are a type of pictorial drawing. They are a realistic drawing of an object showing it as if it were disappearing towards 1 vanishing point in the distance.

1 Point Perspective A good example of a 1 point perspective drawing is railway tracks. Up close they appear full size but then taper away thinner as they stray into the distance. 1 point perspective sketch of railway tracks

1 Point Perspective If a 1 point perspective drawing is full size from the front, what view of the shape or area will be drawn full size?

1 Point Perspective The Elevation is drawn full size with all depths tapered to the vanishing point. Therefore, the following shapes seen as a front view should be drawn: Rectangles/squares with 90° corners Circles using compass Triangles with angles measured

1 Point Perspective All corners are drawn at 90°.
The rectangle below is the front of a box All corners are drawn at 90°.

1 Point Perspective Here, the vanishing point is being added to the drawing. Vanishing Point

1 Point Perspective Now all depths are projected back to the vanishing point.

1 Point Perspective You cannot make accurate measurements using a ruler when drawing a perspective drawing. Instead estimate the sizes by using a suitable proportion of sizes in the drawing. These depths will be drawn horizontally or vertically.

1 Point Perspective Now darken in your finished 1 point perspective shape.

1 Point Perspective All depths go to the vanishing point.
The front shapes are drawn as follows: Rectangles/squares with 90° corners Circles using compass Triangles with angles measured You cannot measure depths. Instead estimate these depths, being careful to keep your drawing in a good proportion.