Perspective: The One-Point Fix

Posted by on May 28, 2014 in Perspective | No Comments
Perspective: The One-Point Fix

A friend who was having trouble sent me a painting to see if I couldn’t lend an eye as to where things were getting away from her. —- Jason, thx so much for having a look and telling me what’s wrong. Probably a simple fix which Ucello got right 600 yrs ago. This is oil […]

Getting a Little Extra Life into Life Drawing

Posted by on May 27, 2014 in Art | No Comments
Getting a Little Extra Life into Life Drawing

Sometimes we think that all life drawing can be is the setup from a Drawing 101 course.  The model stands on a platform or sits in a chair (or lounges in a couch if you’re really fancy) and you frantically try to transfer the scene in front of you before the clock runs out. Which […]

Perspective: That Can’t Be Right?: Awkward Angles and Placing that New Vanishing Point

Posted by on May 19, 2014 in Perspective | No Comments
Perspective: That Can’t Be Right?: Awkward Angles and Placing that New Vanishing Point

One e-mail question I received awhile back hit on a problem that confuses lots of people.  Including me, at times.  The question is a tricky one, because the answer seems counter-intuitive.  My answer covers a number of different solutions for the practical problem.  Hopefully everything gets laid out with some clarity here: Dear Jason Cheeseman-Meyer, […]

On the Easel

Posted by on May 13, 2014 in Art | No Comments
On the Easel

Vanishing Point: Rotating Grids, Maintaining Size

Posted by on May 9, 2014 in Perspective | No Comments
Vanishing Point: Rotating Grids, Maintaining Size

There are lots of ways to solve any perspective problem.  With this question, I wanted a good solid no-frills way to solve the problem on the fly.  And a solution that could be applied to a lot of other problems (opening doors, etc.) Dear Jason, Thank you for writing “Vanishing Points”. It is the best […]