My new art class is live on Skillshare now. Use this link to check out the class and get a free trial to explore everything they have to offer.
You can also take this class on Udemy as a bundle with two of my other travel sketching classes! Go here to check that out.
Do you love New York? So do I! It’s my favorite spot for urban sketching, travel sketching, and kind of exploring and art-making.
In this class, we’re going to focus on the one skill you really need to paint a city like New York: Perspective.
We’ll use Manhattan for our laboratory to look at the fundamentals of perspective.
We’ll work out how to identify your horizon line and your vanishing point.
We’ll see how all the lines in an image converge to that vanishing point.
We’ll start a drawing by putting down some perspective lines to help guide us.
And then, with those guidelines in place, I think you’ll be surprised at how quickly you can create an accurate drawing.
When you get this piece right, you can be really free and loose with your drawing and painting.
This is easy to learn and fun to practice. Join me!