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AR Perspective Finder

AR Perspective Finder overlays a scaled perspective grid on top of a photo to create a perfect and accurate perspective drawing. The uses for Perspective Finder are endless. Sketch an interior design renovation over a photo of your kitchen, draw a floor plan layout over a new office space, or look down over a plaza to cast a grid and create a new landscape plan.

How to Get Started with AR Perspective Finder

Step 1. Launch AR Perspective Finder

Tap the "+" button and then select "AR Camera" to start a project with the AR Perspective Finder.

AR Perspective Finder

Step 2. Set Your Grid

Move iPad back and forth to register surface. After the grid appears, use a one-finger pan to move the grid. Once aligned, tap the Yellow Check to lock the grid in place.

Pro Tip
If you see a gray screen and a "Limited Tracking" warning, be sure that you have Camera Permissions turned on in your Settings App under Trace.

AR Perspective Finder

Step 3. Adjust Grid Rotation, Size, and Appearance

Align your grid to your space. Then, adjust the grid size and color to create the perfect grid to sketch over.

AR Perspective Finder


Tap "Orientation" on the right and then adjust the slider on the left to rotate your grid.


Tap "Intesity" on the right and then adjust the slider on the left to change the color of your grid from black to white.


To set your grid size, tap "Units" on the right. Then, select your grid size on the left. You can also toggle between imperial and metric units.

Step 4. Capture Scene & Grid

Capture the scene by pressing the Camera button. A new project will be created with your photo and a grid overlay.

AR Perspective Finder

Step 5. Create Perspective Drawing

Now you can start sketching in perfect scale using your scale grid underlay and the perspective tools.

AR Perspective Finder

How To Video

Enjoy this how to video highlighting how to get started with AR Perspective Finder.

Additional Resources

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