Want to make beautiful perspective drawings with ease? Meet your new favorite tool. Below is a brief "How To" guide to set up and quickly master perspective drawings for architecture, interior design, and beyond.
Architecture perspective drawing by Joshua Gregg.
Tap the Perspective Tool button to launch perspective drawing mode.
If it’s your first time opening perspective tools in your project, you’ll automatically be pushed to choose One-, Two-, or Three-Point Perspective. You can then drag the Cross-Hairs to set your vanishing points. Vanishing points can be positioned over a blank page, site photograph, or model to start your drawing.
After you set your vanishing points, Trace will automatically create a perspective grid for you to draw on top of. You can use the "Guide" tool to draw specific lines along your perspective grid. Tap the Gear button to open your perspective settings and set up your perspective tools. Try out different combinations of the tools below to get your perfect setup.
Show or hide the perspective grid.
Drag the Guide Circle to the location where you want to add your lines. You can then use your Pencil to draw lines along the guidelines.
Automatically draw towards a vanishing point from anywhere on the page.
Turn off "Assist" to sketch trees, people, details, or any other lines not directly tied to vanishing points.
With your lines complete add color, shade, and character to make your perspective come to life. Start new layers and set the paper to multiply for your additional line-work.
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