How to Begin drawing backgrounds

Once you've learned to draw sculptural forms in perspective you will naturally want to begin placing several objects within a common space. You would like to draw a background. The trouble is, when drawing in perspective, there is no flat background. It helps to map out the space using halfway points to make note of significant objects. Watch this four part instructional video to draw several objects against a single background.

(1) Part 1 of 4 - How to Begin drawing backgrounds, (2) Part 2 of 4 - How to Begin drawing backgrounds, (3) Part 3 of 4 - How to Begin drawing backgrounds, (4) Part 4 of 4 - How to Begin drawing backgrounds

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This tutorial is extremely helpful - it's not always intuitive to figure out how to plan out a drawing - the whole "starting from a birds-eye view" is an extremely useful tip for figuring out how to think in 3D. Thank you for this! A real eye-opener!

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