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Drawing Cities 2 - Academic Perspective by fox-orian Drawing Cities 2 - Academic Perspective by fox-orian
Second in the series.

This is something I see from many artists, even experienced ones who aught to really know better!

Again, these are simple drawings meant just to get the point across. The "Avoid Corridor Streets" tip from last time still applies here -- which is more of something you'd worry about AFTER you do a basic planning of the city block you're mapping out.

As always, this is a tip to make you aware! Your own observation in real life is what will really help the most with this kind of stuff. Enjoy!

TIP #1: "Avoid Corridor Streets"
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GinKyofu13 Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Thank you!
meaches Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012
Hi Matthew, do you have any more advice on how to plot the horizon and vanishing points in a composition? like how high or how low should i plot the points that it's comfortable to look at? thanks in advance! : )
maylin86 Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Perspective drawing... is starting to not look so scary or deterring to me now. =) Thank you for the tutorial! :la:
itachi1uchiha Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very nice tuts, like the idea, and tbh helped alot to me :)

and thx for giving me inspiration to draw now xD

btw, i'd suggest you to write, to use real life photographs for better and more quality work, either for inspiration , or even copying perspective, it can help alot for beginners and more experienced use it too..

keep up ! :)
TheHardThinker Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2012
This tutorial is well don and actually teaches me.
ThoughtMantique Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Such a lovely tutorial, really clear.
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pczombie Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow, this is very very helpful, and inspirational. I didn't think that I could draw in different types of perspective, but I did! And it looks pretty good. Thank you for making this.
WhiteRoseBrian Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Pardon the spamming, but as I type this I'm also trying out small exercises like the ones you posted.
WhiteRoseBrian Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Thank you.
AiZicToXemia Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I love how you prove your point and make a 10 times better city illustration than I have ever made, just by shifting the horizon and focus points, and draw boxes for houses.

This inspires me to start drawing cities. Thank you :heart:
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