Mastering Perspective

Mastering Perspective

taught by Jake Parker
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Haneen Alemam

Haneen Alemam

Emily Bier

Once Again, Great!

Perspective is my greatest challenge; it's a real slog for me to figure it all out properly. This class clarified and simplified perspective principals. I'm continually pleased with the quality of SVS courses. As a minor production note, often t...

Haneen Alemam

Haneen Alemam

Emily Bier

Perspective is my greatest challenge; it's a real slog for me to figure it all out properly. This class clarified and simplified perspective principals. I'm continually pleased with the quality of SVS courses. As a minor production note, often t...

Cathlyn Driscoll

Thank you Jake Parker and Will Terry for creating this class and teaching it so well. If you are like me, you have struggled with the concepts around perspective. I have taken classes before which 'explained' it but it just never sunk in before. T...

Diane Gronas

A good explanation of concepts concerning perspective. Though the presentation bogged down at times, ideas about this topic were presented that I hadn't seen before were discussed. Terrific refresher course on one, two, and three point perspectiv...

Si Gross

This is a perfect lesson, as it gives you the building blocks of drawing everything in space.

Mike Andrianov

Majid Shaheen

Claudia Fiebig

Thank you!

Jon Wickerd

This really helped me with perspective! Thanks Jake and Will!

Larry Whitler

Thank you, Jake Parker for this incredibly comprehensive course on drawing in perspective. My own observation regarding vanishing points is that there are infinite numbers of them. Objects define vanishing points and not the other way around. Ther...

Mary Monson

Thanks to Jake for sharing his knowledge and skill with perspective. Thanks to Will for fielding questions, sharing insights and sharing the class with us.

Alex Diaz

Very good class. It does include a lot of important aspects of perspective. The only down side I found is that the information on figure perspective is minimum and I saw nothing about figure foreshortening. Yet it's excellent for structures.

Zeynep Yayan

Thierry VALETTE

Michael Kimball

Marshall Couture

I learned a lot that I never knew and brushed up on things I did know!

Kevin McNeil

Olivia Pinto Marchi

One of the best courses here! Now I can say I know perspective. Great class, very informative and well planned course. Another one that changed the way I draw, for the much better. The exercises do help and I was able to complete all of them, happ...

First Last

I am very impressed with the way this course was structured. It was very interesting and full of accessible knowledge.

Tess Wrathall

This course covered a good variety of perspective situations without getting too complicated and overwhelming. It's a nice starting off point for beginners. It had a really good way of explaining field of view vs point of view, which I had trouble...

Jake  Parker
Jake Parker
Illustrator/Cartoonist

About the Instructor

For the last 19 years Jake has worked on everything from animated films to comics to picture books. For several years he worked for Reel FX and Blue Sky Studios on such projects as Horton Hears a Who, Rio, and Epic. He is the creator of the popular Inktober drawing challenge. Jake currently works as an illustrator and cartoonist on children's books and comics. He works out of his home studio in Utah.

Master perspective drawing.

Drawing in perspective is a key skill set professional illustrators rely on daily. Mastering it is essential to your success in the illustration world. In this class Jake will show the foundational principles of drawing in perspective. He will teach how to apply these principles to illustrating children's books and visual development for animated films and video games.

In this class you will learn:

  • Drawing in 1, 2, and 3 point perspective
  • How camera and eye position effect perspective
  • How zoom effects perspective
  • How shadows and reflections work with perspective
  • How to add interest to your illustrations by manipulating perspective
  • How to draw the figure in perspective

This class includes:

  • PDF download of the class notes
  • PDF download of 8 drawing exercises
  • Download of Jake's PSD files from the class

Course Contents

10 Videos
1 Download