Drawing in Perspective

Your eyes and a stick of charcoal are all you need to master foreshortening, proportion, and the principles of perspective. Through informative demonstrations and clear language, this workshop presents simple techniques for making your drawings look more solid and giving them a believable sense of depth. Lessons and studio work are supplemented by illustrated handouts and review of master artworks.

Participants must have a valid Fleisher membership. Please note that our tuition-free classes for adults fill very quickly. If you are considering purchasing a membership in order to register for a tuition-free class, please click “register” to check whether or not the class is full prior to your purchase.

Fleisher will be closed on Monday May 27, to observe the Memorial Day holiday, the make-up session will be on June 12.

What you will learn in this class:

  • Basic principles of perspective

  • Foreshortening

  • Judging shapes and proportions accurately

  • Simplifying shapes and masses

  • Gain a sense of depth and space in your drawings