Drawing with Glen Kennedy - Two-Point Perspective
Drawing with Glen Kennedy is a video series produced by VCAD specifically for YouTube. It features Kennedy, a VCAD drawing instructor, demonstrating the fundamental techniques used in all aspects of art and design. Straight forward and easy to follow, the series covers a range of topics that will help aspiring young artists to develop the essential skills that they’ll use in their future art and design careers.
In the first installment, Kennedy demonstrates two-point perspective drawing in a style. In order to follow along, all you need is a pencil, an eraser and some paper. You’ll be ready to master an essential drawing technique in a matter of minutes! Watch the video as many times as you’d like, especially if you want to practice before moving on to the next tutorial.
In the second segment, Kennedy introduces basic shading techniques. Starting with an imaginary light source, he creates basic shadows around the shape and demonstrates how you can use simple techniques such as erasing and smudging to contrast shaded areas. By the end of this tutorial, you'll understand how to use of basic shading in two-point perspective sketching and be ready to watch the third segment.
The series concludes with the third segment. Kennedy uses erasing and smudging to create more depth and dimension to the shape. He also includes a few reminders about tightening up the lines on your sketch. At the end of the tutorials, you'll have created a simple drawing using two-point perspective and should be ready to move on to a new technique. If you think you need more practice, watch the series again.
Two-point perspective is one drawing technique professionals in art and design should know. Whether you’re training for a career in graphic design, interior design, game development, 3D modeling and animation, or fashion, the ability to sketch will be an asset on the job. Knowing the basics may just give you a head start when you’re training for your career.
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