Draw Lines to Find Perspective

December 10, 2009

A great way to learn about perspective is to use photos of buildings to find the vanishing point. If there are straight lines on the building, draw lines on top of each of those lines and extend them until all of the lines meet. That is your vanishing point. Remember, you can have a vanishing point in both the horizontal and vertical directions.

Once you’ve found the vanishing point(s), take the vector shapes you want to put into perspective, select Effects | Add Perspective and adjust the perspective by putting the vanishing points on top of the points you found earlier.


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