with Patrick Connors
A seasoned instructor of linear perspective, Connors shares a brief overview of the significance and history of perspective in art, then leads you through a series of drawing exercises designed to strengthen your perceptual skills and explore compositional strategies. You'll see how these strategies have been employed by other artists and learn how to make your own compositional tools. Using a model landscape, you'll refine your ability to visualize a scene then explore atmospheric perspective by building up a sketch with tonal masses.
Patrick introduces himself, discusses pictorial depth and introduces you to masterpiece works of art that use perspective.
Get the most out of your drawing tools -- sketchbooks, pencils, erasers and more -- and how to store your artwork.
Learn the perceptions and misperceptions of achieving space and depth using line, tone and detail.
Learn to make and use a tool for analyzing space -- the Albertian veil.
Draw a landscape while using a cone of vision, a plumb line, a measure stick and other helpful tools.
Consider the relative space and orientation between objects in your landscape.
Learn how light, midtone and shadow can be used to achieve atmospheric perspective.