# Linear Perspective Master Course by Erik Olson (Level 1-3, as Perspective 1-21)

**Release date:**2020, March 29

**Author:**Erik Olson

**Skill level:**Beginner

**Language:**English

**Exercise files:**Yes

You are student in art academy? Need some comprehensive course? Than you in a right time and right place! Erik Olson take you under his wing and provide all basics from paper to digital world! You will learn how to use perspective as a tool for the artist, to serve compositional and conceptual goals. The practices and proofs that you will learn are derived from the Renaissance all the way to present day methods. This is all basics that became foundation in your future career!

**Perspective 1 Introduction**

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**Perspective 2 Views And Measuring**

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**Perspective 3 Referencing Setup Ellipses**

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**Perspective 4 Ellipses Scene Setups**

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**Perspective 5 Drawing Scenes & Objects**

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**Perspective 6 Referencing And Measuring**

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**Perspective 7 two point views & Measuring**

01. Lesson Overview

02. Diagram 59 Diminishment Guides and a MP for a Distant Vanishing Point

03. Diagram 60 Setting Up Two, 2 Point Scenes with Diminishment Guides (1)

03. Diagram 60 Setting Up Two, 2 Point Scenes with Diminishment Guides (2)

04. Diagram 60 Setting Up Two, 2 Point Scenes with Diminishment Guides (3)

05. Diagram 61 Multiple Traditional Frames & A Film Frame Cheat Method (1)

06. Diagram 61 Multiple Traditional Frames & A Film Frame Cheat Method (2)

07. Diagram 62 A Fully Measured & Gridded Room with Figures in 2 Point (1)

08. Diagram 62 A Fully Measured & Gridded Room with Figures in 2 Point (2)

09. Diagram 62 A Fully Measured & Gridded Room with Figures in 2 Point (3)

10. Diagram 63 Referencing Rods on an Uneven Ground Surface (1)(1)

10. Diagram 63 Referencing Rods on an Uneven Ground Surface (1)(2)

10. Diagram 63 Referencing Rods on an Uneven Ground Surface (1)

11. Diagram 63 Referencing Rods on an Uneven Ground Surface (2)(1)

11. Diagram 63 Referencing Rods on an Uneven Ground Surface (2)(1)

11. Diagram 63 Referencing Rods on an Uneven Ground Surface (2)(2)

12. Diagram 64 Referencing Towers Over a Multiple Height Landscape

13. Diagram 64a A Digital Perspective Draw Over a Canaletto Painting (1)

13. Diagram 65 Formal Ellipses in 2 Point perspective

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**Perspective 8 Two Point Ellipses & Scenes**

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**Perspective 9 Sketch Views & Digital**

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**Perspective 10 – Intro To Inclined-n-Declined Perspective**

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**Perspective 11 – Formally Measuring Degrees of Slopes**

01. Lesson Overview

02. Diagram 97a A Digital Draw Over a 1 Point House Photograph (1)

03. Diagram 97a A Digital Draw Over a 1 Point House Photograph (2)

04. Diagram 97a A Digital Draw Over a 1 Point House Photograph (3)

05. Diagram 97a A Digital Draw Over a 1 Point House Photograph (4)

06. Diagram 97a A Digital Draw Over a 1 Point House Photograph (5)

07. Diagram 97a A Digital Draw Over a 1 Point House Photograph (6)

08. Diagram 97a A Digital Draw Over a 1 Point House Photograph (7)

09. Diagram 97b A Digital Draw Over a 2 Point House Photograph (1)

10. Diagram 97b A Digital Draw Over a 2 Point House Photograph (2)

11. Diagram 97b A Digital Draw Over a 2 Point House Photograph (3)

12. Diagram 97b A Digital Draw Over a 2 Point House Photograph (4)

13. Diagram 97b A Digital Draw Over a 2 Point House Photograph (5)

14. Diagram 97b A Digital Draw Over a 2 Point House Photograph (6)

15. Diagram 97b A Digital Draw Over a 2 Point House Photograph (7)

16. Diagram 98 Using a ML, MP and the Picture Plane to Measure Sloped Behavior (1)

17. Diagram 98 Using a ML, MP and the Picture Plane to Measure Sloped Behavior (2)

18. Diagram 98a Gridded Slope by Using PP, ML and MP, or Using a Reference Method

19. Diagram 99 Measuring Slope Angles and Figure Object Behavior on Slopes (1)

20. Diagram 99 Measuring Slope Angles and Figure Object Behavior on Slopes (2)

21. Diagram 99 Measuring Slope Angles and Figure Object Behavior on Slopes (3)

22. Diagram 99 Measuring Slope Angles and Figure Object Behavior on Slopes (4)

23. Diagram 100 Measuring and Using 45 Degree Auxiliary VP s to Create Cubes (1)

24. Diagram 100 Measuring and Using 45 Degree Auxiliary VP s to Create Cubes (2)

**Perspective 12 – Building Stairs in Perspective**

01. Lesson Overview

02. Diagram 101 Building 2 sets of Stairs with 2 Set Up Approaches (1)

03. Diagram 101 Building 2 sets of Stairs with 2 Set Up Approaches (2)

04. Diagram 101 Building 2 sets of Stairs with 2 Set Up Approaches (3)

05. Diagram 101 Building 2 sets of Stairs with 2 Set Up Approaches (4)

06. Diagram 103 Perpendicular 1 Point Stairs with a Landing and a Railing (1)

07. Diagram 103 Perpendicular 1 Point Stairs with a Landing and a Railing (2)

08. Diagram 104 Perpendicular 1 Point Stairs with a Landing and a Railing (2)

09. Diagram 104 Perpendicular 1 Point Stairs with a Landing and a Railing (3)

10. Diagram 104 Perpendicular 2 Point Stairs with a Landing and a Railing (1)

11. Diagram 104 Perpendicular 2 Point Stairs with a Landing and a Railing (2)

12. Diagram 105 A Room Scene with a Stairwell and Referenced Figures (1)

13. Diagram 105 A Room Scene with a Stairwell and Referenced Figures (2)

14. Diagram 105 A Room Scene with a Stairwell and Referenced Figures (3)

15. Diagram 105 A Room Scene with a Stairwell and Referenced Figures (4)

16. Diagram 106 A Plan, Elevation, Sketch and Drawing of a Stadium Structure (1)

17. Diagram 106 A Plan, Elevation, Sketch and Drawing of a Stadium Structure (2)

18. Diagram 106 A Plan, Elevation, Sketch and Drawing of a Stadium Structure (3)

19. Diagram 106 A Plan, Elevation, Sketch and Drawing of a Stadium Structure (4)

20. Diagram 106 A Plan, Elevation, Sketch and Drawing of a Stadium Structure (5)

**Perspective 13 – Sloped Behavior for Scene Objects**

01. Lesson Overview

02. Diagram 107 A Scene with Multiple Referenced Slopes, Objects and Figures (1)

03. Diagram 107 A Scene with Multiple Referenced Slopes, Objects and Figures (2)

04. Diagram 107 A Scene with Multiple Referenced Slopes, Objects and Figures (3)

05. Diagram 107 A Scene with Multiple Referenced Slopes, Objects and Figures (4)

06. Diagram 107 A Scene with Multiple Referenced Slopes, Objects and Figures (5)

07. Diagram 107 A Scene with Multiple Referenced Slopes, Objects and Figures (6)

08. Diagram 107 A Scene with Multiple Referenced Slopes, Objects and Figures (7)

09. Diagram 107 A Scene with Multiple Referenced Slopes, Objects and Figures (8)

10. Diagram 108 Floating and Tipped Boxes with Lids Referenced to the Ground (1)

11. Diagram 108 Floating and Tipped Boxes with Lids Referenced to the Ground (2)

12. Diagram 108 Floating and Tipped Boxes with Lids Referenced to the Ground (3)

13. Diagram 109 Various Angled Planes Swiveling from Single Joints (1)

14. Diagram 109 Various Angled Planes Swiveling from Single Joints (2)

15. Diagram 109 Various Angled Planes Swiveling from Single Joints (3)

16. Diagram 109 Various Angled Planes Swiveling from Single Joints (4)

17. Diagram 110 A Scene with a Multiple Sloped Road and Airplanes (1)

18. Diagram 110 A Scene with a Multiple Sloped Road and Airplanes (2)

**Perspective 14 -. Arches Curved Patterns and Bridges**

01. Lesson Overview

02. Studio Talk recap of perspective lessons 10,11,12,&13

03. A Segmental Arch and a Round Arch drawn in Perspective

04. A Segmental Arch and a Round Arch drawn in Perspective Part 2

05. A Trefoil Arch and a Ogee Arch drawn in Perspective

06. A Trefoil Arch and a Ogee Arch drawn in Perspective Part 2

07. A Trefoil Arch and a Ogee Arch drawn in Perspective Part 3

08. Two Peeked Archways drawn in Perspective

09. Two Peeked Archways drawn in Perspective Part 2

10. Four Standing Curved Pattern Shapes drawn in Perspective

11. Four Standing Curved Pattern Shapes drawn in Perspective Part 2

12. Five laying flat Curved pattern Shapes drawn in Perspective

13. Five laying flat Curved pattern Shapes drawn in Perspective Part 2

14. A Gridded Curved Pattern drawn in various Perspective angles

15. Three Curved Shapes Projected up from the Ground Plane

16. Three Curved Shapes Projected up from the Ground Plane Part 2

17. Three Curved Shapes Projected up from the Ground Plane Part 3

18. Three Basic Bridges with Railings Drawn at different Angles

19. Three Basic Bridges with Railings Drawn at different Angles Part 2

20. Three Basic Bridges with Railings Drawn at different Angles Part 3

**Perspective 15 – Symmetrical Curved Objects and Intersecting Planes**

01. Lesson Overview

02. Constructing a Symmetrical Organic Shape using Reference Planes

03. Constructing a Symmetrical Organic Shape using Reference Planes Part 2

04. Drawing a Symmetrical Organic Vehicle Shape with Reference Planes

05. Drawing a Symmetrical Organic Vehicle Shape with Reference Planes Part 2

06. Creating an Art Deco Type Jute Box using Reference Points and Planes

07. Creating an Art Deco Type Jute Box using Reference Points and Planes Part 2

08. Creating an Art Deco Type Jute Box using Reference Points and Planes Part 3

09. Drawing an Odd Vehicle using Reference Planes plus Various Propellers

10. Drawing an Odd Vehicle using Reference Planes plus Various Propellers Part 2

11. Drawing an Odd Vehicle using Reference Planes plus Various Propellers Part 3

12. Drawing an Odd Vehicle using Reference Planes plus Various Propellers Part 4

13. Constructing Two Intersecting Curved Shapes using Reference Planes

14. Constructing Two Intersecting Curved Shapes using Reference Planes Part 2

15. Finding the Surface Seem connecting Two Intersecting Planes

16. Finding the Surface Seem connecting Two Intersecting Planes Part 2

17. Drawing Intersecting Planes with an Air Plane, Windows & Curves

18. Drawing Intersecting Planes with an Air Plane, Windows & Curves Part 2

19. Drawing Intersecting Planes with an Air Plane, Windows & Curves Part 3

**Perspective 16 – Various Intersecting Objects and Planes**

01. Lesson Overview

02. A Curved Wedge & Block Intersecting at a Random Angle

03. A Curved Wedge & Block Intersecting at a Random Angle Part 2

04. Drawing a Horizontal Cylinder Shape Intersecting a Curved Block

05. Drawing a Horizontal Cylinder Shape Intersecting a Curved Block 2

06. A Vertical Cylinder Intersecting through a Curved Plane

07. A Vertical Cylinder Intersecting through a curved Plane 2

08. Two Curved Planes Intersecting into a Curved Wedge Shape

09. Projecting a Flat Design back to Intersect with a Curved Plane

10. Projecting a Flat Design back to Intersect with a Curved Plane 2

11. Creating a Blimp, Archway & a Race Car Scene with Reference Planes

12. Creating a Blimp, Archway & a Race Car Scene with Reference Planes Part 2

13. Creating a Blimp, Archway & a Race Car Scene with Reference Planes Part 3

14. Creating a Blimp, Archway & a Race Car Scene with Reference Planes Part 4

15. Creating a Blimp, Archway & a Race Car Scene with Reference Planes Part 5

16. Creating a Blimp, Archway & a Race Car Scene with Reference Planes Part 6

18. Perspective 16 Various Intersecting Objects and Planes Part 2

19. Perspective 16 Various Intersecting Objects and Planes Part 3

**17. Perspective 17 – Drawing the Figure in Perspective**

02. Drawing the Figure in Standing Position from Various Angles

03. Drawing the Figure in Walking Position from Various Angles

04. Drawing the Figure in Running Position from Various Angles

05. Drawing the Figure in Various Dynamic Poses in Perspective

06. Estimating Proportions and Developing Your 3-Dimensional Mind

07. The Importance of Gesture, Proportion, and Structure

**18. Perspective 18 – Introduction to Three-Point Perspective**

02. Introduction to 3-Point Perspective and How it Differs from 1- and 2- Point

03. Cubes in 3-Point – Shallow and Steep Birds Eye Views

04. Cubes in 3-Point – Shallow and Steep Worms Eye Views

05. Looking at the Top of a Building from Various of Angles-of-View

06. Critical Elements – Left, Right, and Vertical Vanishing Point+Center of Vision

07. Plotting the Vertical Station Point for an Understanding of Distortion

08. Man at Drafting Table – Conceptualizing the Elements of 3-Point Perspective

09. Applied 3-Point Perspective Demonstration and Review

**19. Perspective 19 – Intermediate Three-Point Perspective**

02. An Informal Applied 3-Point Set Up with Objects and Figures

03. Setting Up 3-Point Stacked Ellipses Formally and More Informally

04. Intro to the Ground SP, 3-Point Cubes with 2 Ground Plane Directions

05. 1-Point Cubes in 3-Point Perspective, Single HL VP, Ground SP

06. Measured Squares, 45 Degree RP’s in (1-Point) 3-Point Perspective

07. Sloped Roofs in 3-Point Perspective Using Triangle Wall RP’s

**20. Perspective 20 – Applied Three-Point Perspective**

02. Explaining Secondary SP’s which find 3 45 Degree RP’s

03. Simplified method for secondary SP’s and 45 Degree RP’s

04. A Measured, Gridded room in 3 Point, using 45 degree RP’s

05. Informal Applied Stairs with Risers, Plus a Figure in 3-Point

06. Steep Stairs with Risers Looking Up, with Figures and Background

07. Converting a Thumbnail, with a 6-Step Method, Into a Formal View

08. 3-Point Worm’s-Eye View, Thumbnail to Formal of a Clock Tower

**21. Perspective 21 – Advanced Three-Point Perspective**

02. Formal Bird’s Eye Views at 15 Degrees Down & 75 Degrees Down

03. Shallow View of a Car and Figures, Steep View of a Room

04. Formal Worm’s Eye Views at 75 Degrees Up & 15 Degrees Up

05. Referencing Scale in Steep & Shallow Worm’s Eye Scenes

06. Referencing Secondary Objects From Initial Objects in 3-Point

07. How we actually see with our eyes compared to the Cone of Vision

08. Reviewing the 3-Point set up well within the Cone of Vision

09. Informally Drawing Basic Objects in 3-Point Perspective

10. Informal Views Referencing Scale in a Restaurant & Hallway

11. Informal Views Referencing Scale in a Restaurant & Hallway, continued

12. Formally Combining 1 & 2-Point Views with a 3-Point View

13. Formally Rotating Cubes on One Axis Using RP’s in 3-Point

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nvm just read the comment on the free premium page, good luck with the website updates! <3

Thank you so much for efforts and the fixes!

Will these missing links be added in the future?

(Perspective 13 Diagram 111, Part 1-4. The total number of videos for this is 22, not 18)

(Perspective 16 video lecture 17 – A Digital drawover, Sectioning a tilted boat, and Setting up Perspective)

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The file in perspective 16 part 17 is missing. Would you mind uploading it? Thank you so much. English is not my first language. I’m sorry if I’m sound bad

Hello, in Perspective 16 – Various Intersecting Objects and Planes, Part 17 is missing. Can you upload it? Thank you 😀

Hi, can you upload this course? I would be very grateful, thank you so much admin

https://www.nma.art/courses/fundamentals-of-observational-drawing-2021/

Hi, Strawberry! could u get this Brush Ink Course by Justine? https://www.sequentialartistsworkshop.org/inking-with-justine

Where is NMA-Perspective 06-24? The name would be “22. Diagram 58a: Measuring 2-point perspective on a digital photo (4)”

Can you reset the course from chapter 6 to 21? Many parts are missing.

There are many parts missing. They start in chapter 6.

Thank you so much! But I think there’s a few videos that are missing, can you check it again?

(05. Diagram 61 Multiple Traditional Frames & A Film Frame Cheat Method (1))

(Perspective 13 Diagram 111, Part 1-4. The total number of videos for this is 22, not 18)

(Perspective 16 video lecture 17 – A Digital drawover, Sectioning a tilted boat, and Setting up Perspective)

Can you upload more new master academy’s courses like:

Visual Storytelling,

Fundamentals to Observational Drawing,

Introduction to the Figure,

Anatomy of the Figure,

Designing your Landscape Drawing,

Sight-Size Portrait Painting.

Also thank you sm for making this page for the ones who loves art but couldn’t afford education, bless you!

Hello.

Perspective 15 – Symmetrical Curved Objects and Intersecting Planes

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hi strawberry

first thank you

can you upload William Landgren Takeout – Project Files (every shot) pls

and he has some tutorial as well

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Perspective 16 – Various Intersecting Objects and Planes

video 17 is missing

Hi

in Perspective 7 two point views & Measuring – 05. Diagram 61 Multiple Traditional Frames & A Film Frame Cheat Method (1) is missing

Hi in Perspective 7 two point views & Measuring – 05. Diagram 61 Multiple Traditional Frames & A Film Frame Cheat Method (1) is missing . it’s just have 2 minutes

Perspective 13 Diagram 111, Part 1-4

Perspective 16 video lecture 17 – A Digital drawover, Sectioning a tilted boat, and Setting up Perspective

is misssing

pls up

Hi, thanks so much for posting this. Unfortunately mediafile just loops on the downloap page and does’t let me download the files

How large is all the files overall?

I’m having trouble with this file

11. Diagram 63 Referencing Rods on an Uneven Ground Surface (2)(1).mp4

I could not download it.

Could you check this file please?